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Proton Therapy

ASRT survey records 4% rise in vacancies for radiation therapists
Results collected prior to COVID-19 pandemic
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?
TeamBest partners with Univ. of Wisconsin on carbon therapy
Plans to install the first rapid cycling medical synchrotron in the world
KT Corporation and Samsung Medical center to construct 5G smart hospital
Developed a 5G-powered network to provide medical services
UPenn researchers perform proton flash therapy in clinical setting for first time
Demonstrates that existing accelerators can administer flash treatment
Researchers look at 1,500 outcomes to confirm benefits of proton over radiation therapy
First large review of data across several different forms of cancer
Hitachi and Mayo Clinic to build first carbon ion treatment facility in US
Developing 'extensive scientific research and working toward obtaining FDA approval'
Cancer Research UK to create global hub for radiotherapy
Putting £56 million toward AI and advanced techniques such as FLASH therapy
Studies show potential of proton therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma
Extension of overall survival, identification of predictors of RILD
Provision Healthcare to open new proton therapy center in Kansas
Three-room treatment center will be equipped with ProNova technology
Ohio proton center to conduct flash therapy trials upon opening
Will conduct preclinical and possibly clinical trials on safety and efficacy of flash
The top five takeaways from ASTRO 2019
Artificial intelligence is finally making itself seen in radiation oncology
What's new in radiation and proton therapy
A look around the industry at the latest technology entering the market
Future of radiotherapy: Efficiency and accessibility
Insights from Dr. Deepak “Dee” Khuntia, senior vice president and chief medical officer at Varian Medical Systems
New York Proton Center treats first patients
Projected to treat approximately 1,400 patients annually
Looking toward a future with flash therapy
Researchers discuss what the cutting edge technique could mean for the future of cancer care

Proton Therapy 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