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2014-04-08 12:30:53

DUBLIN, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6d9skh/drug_delivery_in) has announced the addition of a new report "Drug Delivery in Central Nervous System Diseases - Technologies, Markets and Companies" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6d9skh/drug_delivery_in ] to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The delivery of drugs to central nervous system (CNS)...

2014-04-07 16:05:15

Researchers studying a rare, always fatal brain tumor in children have found several molecular alterations that drive the cancer, according to a new study from scientists at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center and McGill University. The findings identify potential new targets for drug treatments. The new research could help physicians choose targeted agents with a better chance of combating pediatric high-grade astrocytomas, which are extremely difficult to...

2014-04-07 15:55:09

For the first time, researchers have been able to demonstrate that the use of helium ions in radiation therapy could provide accurate treatment to tumors while helping to spare healthy organs. A treatment planning study to be presented at the ESTRO 33 congress today [Sunday] has been able to show that helium may have effects that are superior to radiotherapy using protons, themselves a considerable advance on conventional photon beam radiotherapy. Mr Hermann Fuchs, a PhD student at the...

2014-04-07 12:33:09

Next-generation CyberKnife 10.0 Increases Accuracy, Reduces Treatment Time WESTERVILLE, Ohio, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbus CyberKnife, a service of Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital, recently completed a major upgrade of its cancer treatment technology to the next-generation CyberKnife(®) 10.0 system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140407/DA98217 CyberKnife is a robotic technology that performs stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), a nonsurgical method of...

2014-04-07 08:31:28

Where experience and state-of-the-art technology meet SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY) announced today that the European CyberKnife Center Munich-Grosshadern (ECZM) has performed 5,000 CyberKnife® treatments since June 2005. The center uses a CyberKnife M6(TM) System from the latest generation series, the most advanced robotic radiosurgery system in the world. Patients of the center benefit from a treatment option that offers...

2014-04-03 08:30:12

Latest joint application of these two technologies provides direct, intraoperative visualization during surgery to treat a childhood brain tumor MINNEAPOLIS, MN and IRVINE, CA, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS) (TSX: IM) ("IMRIS") and MRI Interventions, Inc. (OTCQB: MRIC) today announced that a surgical team at Cook Children's in Fort Worth, Texas, has performed the first pediatric laser ablation procedure in an IMRIS VISIUS(®) Surgical Theatre combining...

2014-04-02 12:32:51

New data demonstrates VAL-083 has promise as a potential treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar") today announced that the Company would present two abstracts at the 105th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), which is being held April 5-9, 2014, in San Diego. The Company...

2014-03-27 12:30:55

A St. Jude Children's Research Hospital-led study identified two adult cancer drugs with potential to improve treatment of a high-risk childhood brain tumor; the drugs are now part of a pediatric clinical trial MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The quest to improve survival of children with a high-risk brain tumor has led St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators to two drugs already used to treat adults with breast, pancreatic, lung and other...

2014-03-26 23:26:37

Dr. Babak Larian of the CENTER for Advanced Parotid Surgery in Beverly Hills comments about the electromagnetic fields of non-ionizing radiation that cell phones produce. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Dr. Babak Larian, Director of the CENTER for Advanced Parotid Surgery in Beverly Hills, today commented on research that suggests areas that come in contact with our cell phones are more susceptible to tumors and cancer. Since cell phones produce electromagnetic fields of...

2014-03-26 16:15:10

In a series of studies involving 140 American men and women with liver tumors, researchers at Johns Hopkins have used specialized 3-D MRI scans to precisely measure living and dying tumor tissue to quickly show whether highly toxic chemotherapy – delivered directly through a tumor's blood supply – is working. The investigators say their findings, to be presented March 22-27 in San Diego at the annual meeting of the Society of Interventional Radiology, are the first "proof of principle"...


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