Exercise Might Ease Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment
FRIDAY, Nov. 25, 2022 -- An exercise program, even if it ' s not as intense as national guidelines suggest, could help breast cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy reduce fatigue and have a better quality of life, new research... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 25, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Oscar Lambret Center in France Installs Second Accuray Radixact(R) System, the Hospital's Fifth Accuray Radiation Therapy Delivery System
Hospital Adds Accuray ClearRT™ Helical Fan-Beam kVCT Imaging and Synchrony® Technologies to Both Radixact Systems, Creating the Ultimate System for Personalized Cancer Care SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 16, 2022 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) ... Devices, Oncology Accuray, Radixact System, ClearRT, radiosurgery (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 16, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

IMV: Dual-energy spectral imaging drives CT purchasing interest
Dual-energy spectral imaging CT systems are driving plans to purchase new C...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI delivers clinical decision support and workflow improvements IMV: Broad use of fixed C-arms in hospitals drives future demand Nuclear medicine sentiment improves with expectations for higher volume IMV: Radiation therapy capital equipment budgets up 21% in 2021 IMV: Most U.S. hospitals plan to buy an x-ray system (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 16, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

When a Cyberattack Halts Radiation Therapy: Not'If' but'When'When a Cyberattack Halts Radiation Therapy: Not'If' but'When '
Three radiation oncologists describe living through cyberattacks that paralyzed their clinics. They urge all clinicians to make plans to keep services running so that patients don ' t miss out on treatment.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - November 10, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Researchers design treatment to protect bones during cancer therapy
Approximately 50% of all cancer patients receive radiation therapy — a treatment that uses electrically charged particles to kill cancer cells. Although radiotherapy beams are aimed directly at the tumor, surrounding healthy tissue can be damaged… (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - November 9, 2022 Category: Science Authors: NSF Source Type: news

Shorter regimen in sarcoma care could widen access to treatment
Hypofractionated, preoperative radiotherapy for patients with nonmetastati...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASTRO: Shorter irradiation effective for breast cancer treatment ASTRO: Shortened radiotherapy is effective in high-risk prostate cancer New radiation therapy tools are highlight of ASTRO 2021 Hypofractionated radiotherapy helped England survive COVID-19 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 8, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Brentuximab Vedotin + Chemo Ups Event - Free Survival in Peds Hodgkin Lymphoma
Event - free survival rate higher in pediatric patients, but no difference seen in the percentage of patients receiving involved - site radiation therapy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 3, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

New Research Focuses on Mesothelioma Brain Metastasis
Distant metastasis is common with malignant pleural mesothelioma – more than 60% of patients experience it – but rarely is it found around the brain. A new study by a team of radiation oncologists in Great Britain, however, suggests that physicians should increase their focus on potential cerebral metastasis in mesothelioma patients. “Patients will continue to live longer as a consequence of newer, more advanced treatments,” the study authors wrote. “It is critical now to recognize mesothelioma’s metastatic potential, particularly cerebral metastasis, which was previously only an autopsy finding.” T...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - November 3, 2022 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Tags: Clinical Trials/Research/Emerging Treatments Pleural Source Type: news

CMS releases final 2023 Medicare reimbursement rules
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has published it...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: What will the MIPS Value Pathways option mean for radiology? Radiology heading into unknown regulatory, economic waters CMS officially postpones changes to radiation therapy payments How will the MPFS proposed rule valuation changes impact radiology? CMS releases proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for 2023 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 2, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CMS releases final 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has published it...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: What will the MIPS Value Pathways option mean for radiology? Radiology heading into unknown regulatory, economic waters CMS officially postpones changes to radiation therapy payments How will the MPFS proposed rule valuation changes impact radiology? CMS releases proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for 2023 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 2, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ASTRO: Medical Physicist-Patient Consult May Ease Stress of RT
MONDAY, Oct. 31, 2022 -- A patient-facing role for medical physicists may improve the experience of patients receiving radiation therapy as part of oncology care, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 31, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

RaySearch secures McLaren Proton Therapy Center contract
RaySearch Laboratories has secured a contract to provide the McLaren Proto...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RaySearch appoints new board chair RayStation system to be used in Canadian cancer center RaySearch teams with U.K. firm on upright radiation therapy RaySearch posts mixed results in Q2 RaySearch tech to be used in Houston clinic (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 28, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ViewRay touts results of MIRAGE trial
ViewRay highlighted results from its phase III Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Guide...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ViewRay highlights clinical results at ASTRO SUNY Upstate installs ViewRay radiation therapy system ViewRay signs MD Anderson Cancer Center ViewRay's radiation therapy system can be sold in China ViewRay signs VA Houston Healthcare System (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 27, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ablative MR-Guided RT Shows Promise in Pancreatic Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- SAN ANTONIO -- Use of ablative stereotactic MR-guided on-table adaptive radiation therapy (SMART) is feasible and safe in patients with borderline resectable or locally advanced unresectable pancreatic cancer, according to... (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - October 27, 2022 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Radiation Therapy Can Safely Be Cut in Half for Patients With Early Breast Cancer
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 26, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, News, Source Type: news