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2012-04-23 22:16:15

New research confirms an association between smoking and a reduced risk for a rare benign tumor near the brain, but the addition of smokeless tobacco to the analysis suggests nicotine is not the protective substance.

2011-03-08 15:00:00

SEATTLE, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of the most advanced tools for precise, radiotherapy-based treatment are now under one roof in Seattle.

2010-11-04 12:25:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a newly released 9-year study is bringing newfound hope to the approximately 3,000 Americans diagnosed each year with acoustic neuromas (AN), little-known brain tumors that can have devastating and even fatal consequences for sufferers.

2010-07-06 07:30:00

Results Presented in Spine, Lung, Liver and Prostate Treatment Emphasized the Benefits of Whole Body Radiosurgery SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, today announced highlights from the Third European Stereotactic Radiation Therapy and Whole Body Radiotherapy Workshop, held in Brussels, Belgium on May 28 and May 29.

2010-05-12 11:00:00

ATLANTA and STOCKHOLM, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A record 332 oral and poster presentations comprise the scientific program for Elekta's 15th International Leksell Gamma Knife® Society Meeting, which convenes May 16-20 at the Athenaeum InterContinental Hotel (Athens, Greece).


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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