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Rad Oncology

Oncologists face huge backlogs, mounting burnout as pandemic rolls on
Patients at greater risk due to delayed treatments
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Elekta to distribute C-RAD’s surface image-guided radiation therapy (SIGRT) solutions in China
Expanding the Catalyst HD partnership to a major, fast-growing market
Cancer care with limited resources: Six lessons from low-income countries
Navigating COVID-19 with an ethical framework for establishing priorities
Focused ultrasound study on prostate cancer treatment yields promising results
Provides 'adequate control' of prostate cancer, averts side effects of conventional treatments
Black children three times less likely to receive proton therapy than white children: analysis
Researchers call for greater awareness of disparities as a way to avoid perpetuating them
IBA inks proton therapy licensing deal in China worth over $100 million
Grants China's CGNNT exclusive rights to ProteusPLUS technology
Delaying radiation therapy has little effect on survival among prostate cancer patients
Can allow them to stay home and minimize their risk of contracting COVID-19
Siemens Healthineers to acquire Varian for $16.4 billion
Deal makes Siemens a market leader in the radiotherapy and cancer treatment market
Ten-year study confirms long-term safety of larger radiation doses for breast cancer
Could limit radiotherapy fractions to once a week over five weeks in total
PMB launches FLASH radiotherapy system for use in clinical trials
Will be used to test clinical applications like intraoperative radiotherapy, skin cancer treatment
Accuray's new CyberKnife S7 completes treatment sessions in as little as 15 minutes
Geisinger Cancer Institute will be the first U.S. provider to install the system
Precision radiation medicine and Covid-19: Providing optimal outcomes during extraordinary times
Insights from Kevin Brown, distinguished scientist with Elekta
CorTechs Labs merges with HealthLytix
Targeting earlier detection and diagnosis of certain cancers and neurodegenerative disorders
ASRT survey records 4% rise in vacancies for radiation therapists
Results collected prior to COVID-19 pandemic
UK cancer experts say worst fears about patient backlog becoming reality
Experts call for emergency response to prevent another full-blown health crisis
Patients with COVID-19 and cancer more than twice as likely to die
Multinational initiative derived information from more than 900 patients

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