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Rad Oncology

Servier to acquire Agios Pharmaceuticals' oncology business for $2 billion
Transaction to immediately strengthen Servier's commercial presence in the U.S.
AI solution expected to cut radiotherapy planning time by up to 90%
InnerEye could reduce waiting times for patients to begin radiotherapy sessions
Radiotherapy omission has little impact on survival in older breast cancer patients
Patients had a higher rate of local recurrence but similar rates in distant metastasis and survival
Radiology editorial board highlights top research papers of 2020
Many papers focus not just on COVID-19 but other issues investigated by the medical imaging community
First FLASH therapy trial treats first patient
Patient was treated at Cincinnati’s Children’s/UC Health Proton Therapy Center
Carbon ion and immunotherapy superior in treating cancer to radiotherapy-immunotherapy
The use of carbon ions and immunotherapy together significantly reduced metastases
Mevion proton accelerator shows efficacy in FLASH preclinical trial
Mevion's s250i proton accelerator delivered FLASH therapy at the Bragg peak
Varian invests $10 million in COTA to support data-driven cancer care
Collaborating to improve data analytics in oncology
Accuray partners with Brainlab on CyberKnife neuro-radiosurgery
Will incorporate Snke OS and Quentry software to expand capabilities
As radiation therapy facilities proliferate, rural areas remain out of reach
Radiation therapy sites are growing in areas already close to treatment centers
Online ART and the future of radiotherapy
Insights from Corey Lawson, vice president of product strategy at Accuray
Fluciclovine PET tracer improves recurrent prostate cancer treatment planning
Resulted in better disease-free survival than conventional imaging
ASTRO research demonstrates high-risk prostate cancer management with PSMA PET/CT
PSMA PET/CT has more sensitivity and specificity than conventional imaging
Proton therapy reduces risk of heart disease for lung cancer patients
Proton therapy spares the heart from radiation-related cardiac toxicity
New technology is advancing radiation oncology
The latest treatment innovations entering the market
CMS delays start date for radiation oncology payment model
Delaying start date gives providers more time to transition to the new model
Q&A with incoming ASTRO chair, Dr. Thomas Eichler
Getting ready for radiation oncology’s biggest event of the year
Radiation Oncology Product Showcase
Some of the latest technology entering the cancer treatment market

Rad Oncology Features In Print

Read the new issue of HCB News Magazine

New technology is advancing radiation oncology

The latest treatment innovations entering the market

Important factors to consider before embarking on a radiation shielding project

Good shielding may be out of sight, but it shouldn't be out of mind

Faster, safer, better: The latest in CT technology

A look around the industry at what's entering the market

Proton therapy providers navigating COVID-19 cautiously

The fight against cancer continues during the pandemic