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Rad Oncology

Siemens Healthineers to acquire Varian for $16.4 billion
Deal makes Siemens a market leader in the radiotherapy and cancer treatment market
Why practices with RamSoft's cloud-based RIS/PACS don't have to worry about changing times

COVID 19 or not, RamSoft's cloud-based RIS/PACS can help future-proof your healthcare practice. Here's how.

Ten-year study confirms long-term safety of larger radiation doses for breast cancer
Could limit radiotherapy fractions to once a week over five weeks in total
PMB launches FLASH radiotherapy system for use in clinical trials
Will be used to test clinical applications like intraoperative radiotherapy, skin cancer treatment
Precision radiation medicine and Covid-19: Providing optimal outcomes during extraordinary times
Insights from Kevin Brown, distinguished scientist with Elekta
Accuray's new CyberKnife S7 completes treatment sessions in as little as 15 minutes
Geisinger Cancer Institute will be the first U.S. provider to install the system
CorTechs Labs merges with HealthLytix
Targeting earlier detection and diagnosis of certain cancers and neurodegenerative disorders
ASRT survey records 4% rise in vacancies for radiation therapists
Results collected prior to COVID-19 pandemic
UK cancer experts say worst fears about patient backlog becoming reality
Experts call for emergency response to prevent another full-blown health crisis
Patients with COVID-19 and cancer more than twice as likely to die
Multinational initiative derived information from more than 900 patients
Cancer screenings plunge more than 90% due to COVID-19
Capacity limitations may prevent bounce back even after pandemic ends
Southwest Florida oncology practice to pay $100 million for antitrust scheme
Allocated radiation therapy and chemotherapy with other companies to decrease competition
Outpatient visits have dropped by close to 60% during COVID-19 pandemic
Highest declines in New England and mid-Atlantic regions
Discussing the role of proton therapy and the importance of the National Association for Proton Therapy (NAPT)
Q&A with Abram Gordon, executive director of the Cincinnati Children's Pediatric Center
Improving pediatric access to proton therapy
What's being done to make sure children are receiving the best cancer treatments possible?
Xoft IORT used to treat metastatic brain tumor for first time in US
May reduce treatment from several weeks to a single fraction of radiation
FDA approves Akesis' advanced stereotactic radiosurgery platform
Combines gamma-based therapy with continuous 360º rotational technology
TeamBest partners with Univ. of Wisconsin on carbon therapy
Plans to install the first rapid cycling medical synchrotron in the world

Rad Oncology Features In Print

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Safety first in the MR environment

Ferromagnetic detectors are a vital tool but there are no substitutes for a culture of safety

Eying MR downtime and efficiency with remote monitoring

Automated data insights for ensuring the MR suite keeps humming along

From projectors to better system design, comfort comes to the MR suite

Creating a more pleasant patient experience benefits everybody

Neglect and indifference are often the root cause of MR cooling failures

Insights on coldheads, compressors and chillers

Tips for extending the life of your coils

Best practices to ensure the long life of costly components