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Image: A new study claims hippocampal avoidance during WBRT improves cognition (Photo courtesy of Getty Images).

Whole-Brain RT Recommended for Patients with Brain Metastases

A new study shows that patients with brain metastases who received whole-brain radiotherapy (RT) experience fewer neurologic symptoms and better cognition over time when hippocampal neural stem cells are protected. More...
10 Oct 2019
Image: According to a new study, RT can offer hope the VT patients who have exhausted other options (Photo courtesy of SPL).

RT Offers Hope for High-Risk Arrhythmia Patients

A single, high dose of radiation therapy (RT) can dramatically reduce episodes of ventricular tachycardia (VT) for more than two years, according to a new study. More...
09 Oct 2019
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Image: Prostate cancer survivors do not need immediate post-surgical RT, according to a new study (Photo courtesy of Getty Images).

Prostate Cancer Survivors Can Forgo Postoperative Radiotherapy

A new study shows no difference in disease recurrence between men who underwent radiotherapy (RT) shortly after surgery and men who had RT later. More...
08 Oct 2019
Image: The ProBeam 360° system is now available in multi-room configurations (Photo courtesy of Varian Medical Systems).

Proton Therapy System Available in Multi-Room Configuration

The Varian Medical Systems configuration, which allows cancer centers to tailor the system to meet clinical, research, and capacity needs. More...
02 Oct 2019
Image: The Somatom Go.Open Pro CT system (Photo courtesy of Siemens Healthineers).

Two New CT Systems Aid Dedicated RT Planning

Two new computerized tomography (CT) scanners from Siemens Healthineers (Erlangen, Germany) are designed specifically to address challenges in radiotherapy (RT) treatment planning. More...
27 Sep 2019
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Image: The Momentum CT system (Photo courtesy of Magnetic Insight).

Integrated MPI/CT Platform Offers Anatomical Context

Innovative magnetic particle imaging (MPI) technology, unrelated to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), quantitatively detects magnetic nanoparticles anywhere in the body with exceptional sensitivity. More...
17 Sep 2019
Image: Highly accurate lasers help align patients for radiation therapy (Photo courtesy of LAP).

High-Precision Lasers Aids RT Patient Positioning

A novel room laser helps position patients during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and in MR-guided radiation therapy (RT). More...
16 Sep 2019


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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