Medical Equipment Industry News

Rad Oncology

Cancer screenings plunge more than 90% due to COVID-19
Capacity limitations may prevent bounce back even after pandemic ends
Southwest Florida oncology practice to pay $100 million for antitrust scheme
Allocated radiation therapy and chemotherapy with other companies to decrease competition
Outpatient visits have dropped by close to 60% during COVID-19 pandemic
Highest declines in New England and mid-Atlantic regions
Discussing the role of proton therapy and the importance of the National Association for Proton Therapy (NAPT)
Q&A with Abram Gordon, executive director of the Cincinnati Children's Pediatric Center
Improving pediatric access to proton therapy
What's being done to make sure children are receiving the best cancer treatments possible?
Xoft IORT used to treat metastatic brain tumor for first time in US
May reduce treatment from several weeks to a single fraction of radiation
FDA approves Akesis' advanced stereotactic radiosurgery platform
Combines gamma-based therapy with continuous 360º rotational technology
TeamBest partners with Univ. of Wisconsin on carbon therapy
Plans to install the first rapid cycling medical synchrotron in the world
World Cancer Day 2020: Addressing unmet need in women’s cancers
Richard Hausmann, president and CEO of Elekta, shares his views
New AI approach constructs radiotherapy plans in less than a second
Reduces waiting times and risk of cancer spreading or recurring
Brainlab acquires VisionTree Software
Developer of cloud-based solutions for data collecting and health management
KT Corporation and Samsung Medical center to construct 5G smart hospital
Developed a 5G-powered network to provide medical services
Rapid diagnosis centers cut waiting time and costs in cancer diagnosis
Benefits patients with non-specific cancer symptoms
UPenn researchers perform proton flash therapy in clinical setting for first time
Demonstrates that existing accelerators can administer flash treatment
Cancer mortality falls by 29 percent over nearly three decades
Driven by long-term drops in lung, colorectal, breast and prostate cancer
Researchers look at 1,500 outcomes to confirm benefits of proton over radiation therapy
First large review of data across several different forms of cancer

Rad Oncology Features In Print

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Safety first in the MR environment

Ferromagnetic detectors are a vital tool but there are no substitutes for a culture of safety

Eying MR downtime and efficiency with remote monitoring

Automated data insights for ensuring the MR suite keeps humming along

From projectors to better system design, comfort comes to the MR suite

Creating a more pleasant patient experience benefits everybody

Neglect and indifference are often the root cause of MR cooling failures

Insights on coldheads, compressors and chillers

Tips for extending the life of your coils

Best practices to ensure the long life of costly components