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2013-09-04 23:21:50

Radiation therapy provider partners with Yale School of Medicine's COPPER Center FORT MYERS, Fla. (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 21st Century Oncology has partnered with Yale School of Medicine’s Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy and Effectiveness Research (COPPER) Center and the Department of Therapeutic Radiology to bolster comparative effectiveness research in the radiation oncology community and to address the critical challenges clinicians, policy makers and cancer patients and their...

2011-10-03 07:00:00

Presented today at the annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO). Pittsburgh/Miami (PRWEB) October 03, 2011 A newer, non-surgical way of treating high-risk, early-stage lung cancer patients with stereotactic radiation is as effective as limited surgery and brachytherapy (radioactive seed implantation), providing patients with another good treatment alternative, according to a study by Allegheny General Hospital radiation oncologists. The study...

2011-10-02 07:00:00

Reported to the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology Pittsburgh, PA and Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 02, 2011 Treating a breast cancer recurrence with a combination of radioactive seed implantation and tumor excision rather than with mastectomy, or whole breast removal, is an effective approach for many women, according to a long-term study presented today at the annual meeting the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) by cancer specialists at...

2010-09-10 07:30:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) will hold an investor event on Tuesday, November 2 at the annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) in San Diego. Investors and members of the financial community are invited to join senior management for a review of fiscal year 2010 and a tour of the company's exhibition at ASTRO. Varian will host a meeting with management, beginning with breakfast at 7:00 a.m. and...

2009-11-02 13:08:00

- Follow-On Results from a Randomized Phase IIb Head & Neck Trial Demonstrate Efficacy of Nimotuzumab Without Severe, Class-Associated Toxicities - MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex: YMI; TSX: YM), a life sciences product development company that identifies and advances a diverse portfolio of promising cancer-related products at various stages of development, announced that an oral presentation at the American Society for...

2009-09-28 07:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) invites investors and members of the financial community to join senior management for an investor meeting and tour of the company's exhibition at the annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) in Chicago, on Tuesday, November 3, 2009. Varian will host a breakfast meeting with management, beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Hyatt Regency McCormick...

2008-10-30 18:00:29

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology welcomed 12,487 people to its 50th Annual Meeting held September 21-25, 2008, at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center and featured 114,200 net square feet of exhibit space -- a 714 person and 4,900 square feet increase over last year, respectively. Both the attendance numbers and Exhibit Hall square footage are also all-time highs for an ASTRO Annual Meeting. This year's...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.