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Rad Oncology

Elekta acquires Turkish distributor to increase regional market presence
Turkey ranks 12th globally for brain and central nervous system cancers
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Proton therapy trial to advance esophageal cancer treatment
Will compare clinical outcomes of PT and photon radiotherapy, create guidelines across indications
With $71 million radiotherapy expansion, UT Southwestern spearheads adaptive treatments
Adds 71,000 square feet to facility, and seven new radiotherapy systems
US oncologists earning more but still struggling to save: report
Average salary rose from $377,000 in 2020 to $403,000 in 2021
Mayo Clinic invests $200 million in proton therapy expansion
Will be able to treat 900 more patients annually
ASTRO calls on Congress to reduce proposed radiation therapy payment cuts
Cuts to radiation treatments are as much as 22%
ASTRO to hold in-person annual meeting in Chicago
Will be the first major medical conference in Chicago since the pandemic began
Superconducting 'bending magnet' could slash proton therapy cost, footprint
Enables the beam to converge at a single point regardless of where it enters the magnet
Construction underway on New Jersey's first free-standing cancer hospital
The 12-story facility is estimated to cost $750 million
Akumin acquires Alliance Healthcare Services for $820 million
Will serve over 1,000 health systems and 34 radiation therapy centers across 46 states
New facility becomes first proton therapy provider in Utah
Will treat approximately 200 patients annually once fully operational
Clinicians hesitant to use AI, even in cases where algorithms are validated and reliable
Fear deploying a treatment plan made by an inadequate algorithm
Using CT, researchers show risk of delaying lung cancer surgery
Waiting more than 12 weeks leads to inferior outcomes
Philips and Elekta partner to improve precision oncology interoperability
Builds on an already existing collaboration between the two companies
Assessing the oncology IT impact of the Siemens-Varian acquisition
Insights from the market analysts at Signify Research
Nationwide cyberattack brings down Irish hospital IT and radiology systems
The attack has led the country to shut down its five radiology centers
St. Jude to invest $11.5 billion in worldwide pediatric care
Will develop new treatments and create new research areas for cancer and other pediatric catastrophic diseases
Prototype in the works for incorporating real-time MR imaging for proton therapy
Will help track moving tumors and guide proton beam to spare healthy tissue

Rad Oncology Features In Print

Read the new issue of HCB News Magazine

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Proton therapy providers navigating COVID-19 cautiously

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