Calypso’s RT targeting technology to be acquired by Varian

According to an AP report on the Forbes web site this morning, Varian Medical Systems — perhaps the largest developer and manufacturer of radiation therapy equipment in the world — is to buy Calypso Medical Technologies. … READ MORE …

Dynamic adaptive radiation therapy: an introduction

The two terms “adaptive radiation therapy” and “dynamic adaptive radiation therapy” are likely to become much more commonly used in the next few years as the use of these techniques expand out from academic and highly specialized radiotherapy centers into the community setting. … READ MORE …

Advances in external beam radiotherapy for treatment of localized prostate cancer

In the past year or so there have been three significant technological advances in the use of external beam radiotherapy for the treatment of localized prostate cancer, and we want to be sure that the patient community is both aware of and understands the limitations of these technological advances. … READ MORE …