RefleXion raises $100M in equity round
April 16, 2020 -- Radiation therapy equipment developer RefleXion Medical has raised $100 million in a round of equity financing. Read More
Alpha Tau signs on Medison Canada as distributor
April 8, 2020 -- Israeli radiation therapy technology developer Alpha Tau Medical has named Medison Canada as its exclusive distributor in Canada. Read More
PTW gets FDA nod for new water phantom
April 7, 2020 -- Dosimetry firm PTW has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its Beamscan MR motorized 3D water phantom and installed its first unit in North America. Read More
ViewRay, VieCure team up for cancer care
April 1, 2020 -- Image-guided radiation therapy vendor ViewRay is collaborating with artificial intelligence analytics software firm VieCure to promote personalized cancer care. Read More
Varian debuts new version of Eclipse with AI
March 31, 2020 -- Radiation therapy vendor Varian Medical Systems has added new artificial intelligence (AI) functionality with the introduction of version 16 of its Eclipse treatment planning software. Read More
SABR slows prostate cancer progression
March 27, 2020 -- A form of highly focused, intense radiation therapy called stereotactic ablative radiation (SABR) appears to slow the progression of metastatic prostate cancer in men with hormone-sensitive disease, according to a study published online March 26 in JAMA Oncology. Read More
Telehealth rules relaxed for radiologists during COVID-19
March 24, 2020 -- In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Medicare has temporarily opened up the ability for physicians to provide medical care to patients without the need for them to be in the same physical location. Sandy Coffta of Healthcare Administrative Partners explains whether this represents a new opportunity for radiologists. Read More
ASCO switches to online format for annual meeting
March 24, 2020 -- The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) will be converting its 2020 annual meeting to a virtual format due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Read More
RefleXion gets FDA nod for rad therapy
March 13, 2020 -- Radiation therapy equipment developer RefleXion Medical has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance to market its flagship RefleXion X1 system for conventional radiation therapy treatments. Read More
Cancer deaths decline in the U.S.
March 13, 2020 -- The cancer death rate has continued to decline in the U.S., according to a report published on March 12 in the journal Cancer. Read More
Special Feature
Representation in radiation oncology remains challenging

Radiation oncology has some of the lowest numbers when it comes to female senior faculty representation, according to research published in JAMA Network Open. Read more