Stereotactic radiation extends long-term survival
January 31, 2019 -- Stereotactic radiation extends long-term survival for some patients with stage IV cancers while maintaining their quality of life, according to results from a clinical trial published in the January issue of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics.  Discuss
GT Medical secures $10M in financing
January 31, 2019 -- GT Medical Technologies has secured $10 million in financing to support the commercialization of its GammaTile therapy, a surgically targeted radiation therapy for patients with brain cancer.
Accuray creates joint venture in China
January 29, 2019 -- Radiation oncology firm Accuray's Asian subsidiary has formed a joint venture with CNNC High Energy Equipment of Tianjin, China, to manufacture and sell radiation oncology systems in China.
IsoRay's cesium-131 brachytherapy aids prostate surgery
January 29, 2019 -- Researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina have used medical isotope developer IsoRay's Blu Build isotope cesium-131 brachytherapy delivery device to facilitate prostate cancer surgery.
Varian posts Q1 revenue gains
January 25, 2019 -- Varian Medical Systems said it posted revenue gains in the first quarter of fiscal 2019.
RadioMedix lands $2M grant from NCI
January 22, 2019 -- Biotechnology firm RadioMedix has received a two-year $2 million grant from the U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) to support the clinical development of targeted alpha-emitter therapy for neuroendocrine tumors.
MIM nets FDA OK for dosimetry software
January 17, 2019 -- Medical imaging software developer MIM Software has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its molecular radiotherapy dosimetry product.
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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