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2014-04-02 12:23:17

MILPITAS, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Jade Sky Technologies (JST), a clean-tech start-up manufacturer of LED driver ICs enabling best-in-class dimming at the best value, announces the appointment of Nelson C. Chan and Allan Hamilton to its Board. Mr. Chan, Chairman of the Board of Outerwall Inc. (a public company behind well-known Redbox and Coinstar kiosks) and former CEO of Magellan Corporation, brings to the JST Board more than 28 years of marketing and...

2013-01-24 08:31:35

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the company's Edge(TM) radiosurgery suite, a new dedicated system for performing advanced radiosurgery using innovative real-time tumor tracking and motion management technologies. "The Edge suite represents a new paradigm in radiosurgery, offering clinicians a system that combines Varian's world-class technologies in an end-to-end solution for planning and delivering...

2012-10-31 07:27:36

CLEVELAND, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A first-of-its-kind clinical trial conducted at University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center Seidman Cancer Center has shown encouraging results for the use of stereotactic radiosurgery to treat kidney cancer. This non-invasive treatment technique may represent a potential new non-surgical option for patients with this deadly disease who have limited treatment options. Rod Ellis, MD, lead author of the study along with Lee Ponsky, MD, who is the...

2012-04-30 10:27:18

ZION, Ill., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new partnership with Chicago area-based American Center for Spine and Neurosurgery (ACSN), Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) expands its services to include neurosurgery. CTCA patients with cancer of the central nervous system will be provided with the comfort of undergoing surgery in-house with the state-of-the-art technology and space now available in the new surgical center at...

2012-01-31 10:00:00

Intraoperative Imaging System at the Heart of New Neurosurgical Suite WINNIPEG, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today reported on the first neurosurgical case that was performed in the new VISIUS Surgical Theatre at Florida Hospital in Orlando, Fla. Dr. Melvin Field, Director of the Florida Hospital Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery Program and Surgical Director of the Florida Hospital Neuroscience Institute, performed the...

2011-09-07 07:00:00

Dr. Jay McDonnell of Veterinary Neurology of the Chesapeake (VNoC) has announced that Dr. Jeanene Harris has joined the practice, making it the only veterinary neurology-neurosurgery practice in Maryland with two neurologists, both of whom are board certified. Annapolis, MD / Towson, MD (PRWEB) September 07, 2011 Dr. Jay McDonnell of Veterinary Neurology of the Chesapeake (VNoC) has announced that Dr. Jeanene Harris has joined the practice, making it the only veterinary...

2010-05-18 12:07:19

Patients who received hypofractionated stereotactic radiotherapy for their recurrent brain cancers lived longer lives, according to researchers at Thomas Jefferson University. Not only does hypofractionated stereotactic radiotherapy (H-SRT) provide longer survival, patients do not experience side effects commonly seen with use of chemotherapies and targeted therapies, the researchers found. They believe these findings, reported online in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, set a new bar for the...

2010-04-07 16:34:00

RENO, Nevada, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint Mary's and Sierra Neurosurgery Group have partnered to create the region's first Brain Tumor Center in an effort to speed up the time between diagnosis and treatment. Modeled after some of the premier referral cancer centers in the country, Saint Mary's Brain Tumor Center enables newly diagnosed patients the rare opportunity to meet with two specialists at the same time to develop an effective treatment plan. Through the Saint Mary's Brain Tumor...

2009-11-10 17:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthony Asher, MD, FACS, of Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates in Charlotte, NC, has co-authored the first evidence-based, multidisciplinary treatment guidelines for brain metastases patients. These guidelines were recently presented at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons 2009 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, and were developed over the last year by a 20-member panel from various medical specialties. Members of the panel analyzed 25,000...

2005-06-24 14:35:00

Using the most advanced radiation technology currently available in the region, neurosurgeons and radiation oncologists at the Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia have for the first time wrapped beams of radiation around a patient's spine, relieving pain from several cancerous tumors there while avoiding the spinal cord. The technology, called shaped beam surgery, relies on sophisticated computers to tailor the shape and intensity of...