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Johns Hopkins radiation oncology pioneer Moody Wharam dies at 77

Moody Wharam Jr., Professor Emeritus of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences and former Willard and Lillian Hackerman Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, died on Aug. 10 at age 77. Dr. Wharam ...

Source: DOTmed
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Dr. Larner on Integrating Radiation Therapy With Immune Checkpoint Blockade in NSCLC

James Larner, MD, professor and chair of Radiation Oncology, University of Virginia Health System, discusses integrating radiation therapy with immune checkpoint blockade in patients with non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Radiation has tremendous ...

Source: OncLive.com
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Hyperbaric oxygen: The mysterious therapy that saved a cancer survivor from radiation side effects

Marie McCullough covers health and medicine, with a special focus on cancer and women's health issues. But the Wyncote resident’s five-mile runs weren’t the problem. More than a decade after radiation helped cure his anal cancer, toxic side effects of ...

Source: philly.com
Published: 08 Aug 2018

Global Radiation Oncology Market 2018-2024: Trends, Drivers, Restraints and Opportunities - CAGR is Projected to Grow at 6.7%

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Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 07 Aug 2018

Radiation oncology organization elects president

Benjamin Movsas, MD, has been elected president of American Society for Radiation Oncology’s Society of Chairs of Academic Radiation Oncology Programs. Movsas — chair of the department of radiation oncology at Henry Ford Cancer Institute — previously ...

Source: Healio
Published: 11 Aug 2018

Radiation Therapy Plus Lumpectomy Linked to Lower Mortality in DCIS

In women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) lumpectomy plus radiation was linked with a small clinical benefit in lowered risk of breast cancer death compared with lumpectomy or mastectomy alone, revealed study. Why The Research Is Interesting: Patients ...

Source: Medindia
Published: 12 Aug 2018

Opportunity Outlook for the Global Radiation Oncology Market to 2024: Analysis by Therapy Type, Application, End-User and Region - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Global Radiation Oncology Market Trends and Drivers, Restraints, and Opportunities 2018-2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. According to the estimation of National Cancer Institute, in the US ...

Source: Business Wire
Published: 07 Aug 2018

Varian Medical acquires radiation therapy patient management system dev HumediQ

Varian Medical (NYSE:VAR) said today it acquired privately-held HumediQ, which develops the Identify automated patient identification, positioning and management system for radiation therapy, for an undisclosed amount. Palo Alto, Calif.-based Varian said ...

Source: MassDevice
Published: 06 Aug 2018

Use of Post-RP High Dose Radiotherapy Increasing

Use of high dose and very high dose radiation therapy (RT) after radical prostatectomy (RP) for prostate cancer is increasing despite an absence of randomized studies supporting this postoperative treatment, according to a new study. From 2003 to 2012 ...

Source: Renal & Urology News
Published: 09 Aug 2018

Smarter cancer treatment: AI tool automates radiation therapy planning

Beating cancer is a race against time. Developing radiation therapy plans -- individualized maps that help doctors determine where to blast tumors -- can take days. Now, engineering researchers have developed automation software that aims to cut the time ...

Source: Science Daily
Published: 02 Aug 2018

American Society for Radiation Oncology elects officers

Members of the American Society for Radiation Oncology elected four new officers to the board of directors. Thomas Eichler, MD, FASTRO, staff physician at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute in Richmond, Va., will serve as president-elect for 1 year. He then ...

Source: Healio
Published: 06 Aug 2018

New automation software cuts time taken for radiation therapy planning

Beating cancer is a race against time. Developing radiation therapy plans -- individualized maps that help doctors determine where to blast tumors -- can take days. Now, engineering researcher Aaron Babier has developed automation software that aims to cut ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 02 Aug 2018

We Might Finally Be Able To Predict The Chances Of Radiation Therapy Success

Millions of times each year doctors make recommendations on whether to treat cancers with radiation therapy, yet lack a method to determine the chances the therapy will work. Soon, however, we may have a test that gives a strong indication of the chances ...

Source: IFLScience
Published: 06 Aug 2018

She made a career out of studying the brain. Then hers veered off course.

Lipska and her family members — her daughter is a physician; her son, a neuroscientist; her husband, a mathematician and computer software engineer; her sister, a physicist working in radiation oncology — researched every possible treatment avenue.

Source: The Washington Post
Published: 06 Aug 2018

Association of radiation therapy plus lumpectomy in reduced risk of dying in women with DCIS

Bottom Line: Lumpectomy plus radiation was associated with a small clinical benefit in reduced risk of breast cancer death compared with lumpectomy or mastectomy alone in women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), a noninvasive early form of breast cancer.

Source: DOTmed
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Radiation oncology fellows more likely to hold academic positions than residency grads

Most radiation oncology fellows will go on to hold jobs in academic radiology, according to a report published this week in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics. And more than a third of trainees in pediatrics or ...

Source: Radiology Business
Published: 08 Aug 2018

SBRT Appears Effective for Oligometastatic Prostate Cancer

Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) appears to be an effective treatment for oligometastatic disease in patients with recurrent prostate cancer (PCa), a new study suggests. Ciro Franzese, MD, of Humanitas Clinical and Research Hospital, Milan ...

Source: Renal & Urology News
Published: 06 Aug 2018

Sensus Healthcare wins FDA nod for next-gen SRT-100+ radiation therapy system

Superficial radiation therapy device developer Sensus Healthcare (NSDQ:SRTSU) said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its SRT-100+ next-gen superficial radiation therapy system. The newly cleared device includes all the features of the Boca Raton, Fla.

Source: MassDevice
Published: 02 Aug 2018

Treating DCIS patients with radiation therapy can make low mortality rates even lower

The combination of a lumpectomy and radiation is associated with a slight improvement in a patient’s chance of surviving noninvasive breast cancer, according to a new study published by JAMA Network Open. The authors explored data from more than 140,000 ...

Source: Radiology Business
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Smarter Cancer Treatment: AI Tool Cuts Time of Radiation Therapy Planning

Fighting cancer is a race against time. Developing radiation therapy plans, individualized may take days for doctors to determine where to blast the tumors. However, an automation software developed aims to cut the time down to mere hours, says engineering ...

Source: Medindia
Published: 02 Aug 2018

AI Designs Radiation Therapy Treatment Plan For Cancer In Twenty Minutes

A new artificial intelligence (AI) tool developed by a team at the University of Toronto may be able to significantly reduce the time needed to develop radiation therapy treatment plans for people with cancer. The research published in the journal Medical ...

Source: Forbes
Published: 01 Aug 2018

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) elects new officers to its Board of Directors

ARLINGTON, Va., July 26, 2018 — The members of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) have elected four new officers to ASTRO’s Board of Directors and four members to serve on the medical society’s Nominating Committee. The newly elected ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 26 Jul 2018

Loyola Offering Intraoperative Radiation Therapy to Broad Range of Cancer Patients

Newswise — MAYWOOD, IL – Loyola Medicine is among the select centers that offer a broad range of cancer patients a leading-edge form of radiation therapy that is delivered during surgery. The treatment is called intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT).

Source: Newswise
Published: 30 Jul 2018

Radiation Oncology Market Analysis, Key Players, Industry Segments and Forecast to 2019

Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/19/2018 -- According to the WHO, the number of new patients of cancer is expected to grow by 70% in the next two decades. The growing number of cancer patients around the world is the chief driving force behind the global ...

Source: SBWire
Published: 19 Jul 2018

Smarter cancer treatment: AI tool cuts time of developing radiation therapy plans from days to hours

“There have been other AI optimization engines that have been developed," says Aaron Babier. "The idea behind ours is that it more closely mimics the current clinical best practice” (photo by Brian Tran) Beating cancer is a race against time.

Source: University of Toronto
Published: 01 Aug 2018

Global Radiation Therapy Equipment Industry

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Source: WAND
Published: 10 Jul 2018