Tag: Radiation Oncology

IBM Watson Artificial Intelligence System for Cancer Care: Interview with Elekta’s Andrew Wilson

Elekta, the big name in radiotherapy, radiosurgery, and oncology informatics that’s based in Sweden, recently partnered with IBM to offer the Watson for Oncology artificial intelligence (AI) platform along with its MOSAIQ Oncology Information System and other cancer care solutions. According to Richard Hausmann, the CEO of Elekta, it is &ldqu (Read more...)

Nanoparticle-Based Imaging of Metastasis Throughout Body

Common radiological tumor detection technique these days is done using contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which can only detect tumors of a certain size or larger. This is a major limitation, as it leaves patients with smaller tumors that grow and spread undetected, preventing early treatment of many cancers. Researchers at Rutgers (Read more...)

Varian’s New Flagship Radiotherapy System Now in Europe

Varian has released its Halcyon image-guided volumetric intensity modulated radiotherapy system (IMRT) in Europe at University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium. The system, recently FDA cleared, is designed to be speedier during prep, while delivering therapy, and providing an assessment of results. The number of steps that technicians have to undertake f (Read more...)

Varian’s Halcyon Image-Guided Volumetric Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy System Now FDA Cleared

Having unveiled it only two months ago, Varian has announced receiving FDA clearance for its Halcyon image-guided volumetric IMRT system. Varian has been working on improving the quality and shortening the time of treatment sessions, as well as making it easier to install, maintain, and train people using the system. The company has introduced (Read more...)