Point Biopharma, Isotopia sign clinical agreement for isotope
July 23, 2021 -- Point Biopharma Global and Isotopia Molecular Imaging announced the companies have signed a clinical supply agreement for the medical radioisotope lutetium-177, a therapeutic isotope used in Point's pipeline of radiopharmaceutical assets. Read More
CMS changes to RO Model draw ASTRO's ire
July 21, 2021 -- A proposal by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to make changes to its proposed Radiation Oncology (RO) Model for radiation therapy services is drawing criticism from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). Read More
Intermountain facilities affected by Elekta data breach
July 19, 2021 -- Intermountain Healthcare announced it has issued notice of a recent data security breach that may have affected the confidentiality of information related to facilities in southern Nevada that had patient data stored in software developed by radiation oncology firm Elekta. Read More
Best Cyclotrons completes initial factory test for B6-15p cyclotron
July 12, 2021 -- Best Cyclotrons Systems and sister company Best Theratronics have completed the initial factory acceptance test for their Best 6-15 MeV proton cyclotron. Read More
GE integrates AI software for radiotherapy planning
July 9, 2021 -- GE Healthcare and Swedish radiation oncology software developer Spectronic Medical have partnered to develop an artificial intelligence (AI)-based software package that can facilitate radiotherapy planning based only on MR images. Read More
ASTRO commits to October in-person annual meeting in Chicago
July 8, 2021 -- The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has announced that it is moving ahead with an in-person annual meeting in Chicago October 24-27. The group has opened registration for the meeting on its website. Read More
RaySearch brings RayStation 9 to China
July 6, 2021 -- Radiation therapy software developer RaySearch Laboratories has received regulatory clearance in China for its RayStation 9 software. Read More
Abcuro, ImaginAb tout Immuno-PET study results
June 30, 2021 -- Abcuro and ImaginAb are highlighting the results of a study using the Immuno-PET radiotracer to show that CD8+ T-cells are present throughout the skeletal muscle system in patients with inclusion body myositis. Read More
B dot Medical touts proton beam-bending magnet technology
June 28, 2021 -- B dot Medical is highlighting the successful performance of a superconducting bending magnet that could be used as part of a compact proton cancer therapy system. Read More
RayzeBio, Nimble ink research collaboration
June 28, 2021 -- RayzeBio and Nimble Therapeutics plan to collaborate on the discovery and development of novel peptide-based radiopharmaceuticals for cancer treatment. Read More
Special Feature
IMV: Imaging boosts precision in radiation therapy

Radiation therapy is a relatively stable market, with procedure volume growing at an average annual rate of 2%. But major technological changes in radiation oncology are brewing under the surface, according to a new report by IMV Medical Information Division. Read more