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Image: The RayPilot placed directly on the original carbon fiber couch (Photo courtesy of Micropos Medical).

Hypofractionated Prostate Radiotherapy Electromagnetic Positioning Tool Tracks Tumors in Real Time During Treatment

A new add-on tool to existing radiotherapy equipment has been designed to track a tumor at any time during the treatment. The system could enable the clinic to enhance precision in their cancer treatment, offer less side effects, faster treatments, and higher cure rates.  More...
19 Nov 2014

PET Scans Reveal How Psychodynamic Therapy for Depressed Patients May Alter Brain Function

New imaging findings show that metabolic differences in a major brain region could predict which patients are most likely to respond to psychodynamic therapy.  More...
19 Nov 2014
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Electron Intraoperative Radiotherapy Can Reduce Six-Week Radiation Cycles to One Day

A US medical center has implemented an electron beam intraoperative radiation therapy into its breast care program in an effort to minimize treatment time without losing their level of healthcare.   More...
17 Nov 2014

Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy Provides Sustained Local Control for Inoperable, Early Stage Lung Cancer Patients

A 10-year span of research has revealed excellent, sustained local tumor control findings with minimal side effects for medically inoperable, early stage lung cancer patients who received high-dose rate stereotactic body radiotherapy.  More...
16 Nov 2014

New Radiosurgery Technology Used to Treat Tumors Encroaching on Patient’s Spinal Cord

A 71-year-old man with a tumor encroaching on his spinal cord was among the first individuals to receive treatment using a new radiosurgery system. The radiosurgery platform provides clinicians with a rapid, precise, noninvasive alternative to traditional surgery.  More...
11 Nov 2014

Proton Therapy for Early Stage Breast Cancer Less Expensive Than Various Alternative Radiotherapy Techniques

Patients with early stage breast cancer may benefit from accelerated partial breast irradiation using proton therapy versus whole breast irradiation, in terms of duration of treatment and cost.  More...
10 Nov 2014
Image: The Access Prone Breast Device (Photo courtesy of Qfix).

Prone Radiotherapy Board Used for Breast Cancer Patients Cuts the Amount of Radiation to Lung, Heart Tissue by 90%

A new treatment board that allows patients to lie on their stomach in the prone position during radiation treatment has been shown to be more effective for breast cancer patients.  More...
05 Nov 2014

The Nuclear Medicine channel of MedImaging brings the latest in research and clinical radiotherapy, proton therapy, PET-CT, SPECT, SQUID, radiopharmacology, scintillography, trends and safety concerns.


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