Elekta, DOSIsoft sign distribution agreement
September 5, 2019 -- Radiation oncology vendor Elekta has signed a distribution agreement with radiation oncology and nuclear medicine software developer DOSIsoft. Read More
ASTRO updates guidance on pancreatic cancer
September 5, 2019 -- The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has released a new clinical practice guideline on the use of radiation therapy to treat patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Read More
Xstrahl launches updated radiation research system
August 27, 2019 -- X-ray and radiation therapy technology developer Xstrahl launched a new version of its Small Animal Radiation Research Platform (SARRP) at the 2019 International Congress on Radiation Research in Manchester, U.K. Read More
Varian finishes buy of Boston Scientific products
August 23, 2019 -- Radiation therapy firm Varian Medical Systems has completed its acquisition of two product lines from Boston Scientific that include drug-loadable microspheres and beads for interventional oncology applications. Read More
Fla. researchers develop personalized radiation model
August 23, 2019 -- A radiation therapy model that personalizes treatment based on patient genomics has been developed by a team from the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, FL, according to a study published August 12 in EBioMedicine. Read More
IBA posts revenue increase in 1st half of 2019
August 22, 2019 -- Proton therapy developer Ion Beam Applications (IBA) posted revenue growth in the first half of 2019, which it attributed to sales of its Proteus One proton therapy system and other accelerator systems. Read More
ViewRay touts clinical trial on MRI-guided radiotherapy
August 19, 2019 -- Image-guided radiation therapy vendor ViewRay is highlighting a prospective clinical trial that confirmed the safety of using its MRIdian MRI-guided radiation therapy to treat prostate cancer. Read More
Accuray posts higher sales in Q4
August 19, 2019 -- Radiation oncology firm Accuray reported financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter that showed revenue edging up while its net loss grew. Read More
NRC proposes changes to rules on radiotracer patients
August 15, 2019 -- The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is proposing several updates in its regulatory guide on how best to handle patients who receive radioactive materials as part of their imaging scans. Read More
Qfix, Mevion partner on proton therapy systems
August 5, 2019 -- Radiotherapy positioning technology developer Qfix said that it has validated a special version of its kVue One couch top for use with proton therapy systems from Mevion Medical Systems. Read More
Special Feature
IMV: Imaging boosts precision in radiation therapy

Radiation therapy is a relatively stable market, with procedure volume growing at an average annual rate of 2%. But major technological changes in radiation oncology are brewing under the surface, according to a new report by IMV Medical Information Division. Read more