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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"...

2014-03-25 08:29:38

Pharmaceutical Executive Brings Additional Expertise in Oncology Drug Development and Commercialization SAN DIEGO, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tocagen Inc. today announced that Jamey Skillings, M.D., has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Skillings joins Tocagen from Pfizer, where she was most recently vice president of global medical affairs for oncology. Dr. Skillings' clinical leadership at prior pharmaceutical companies led to several oncology...

2014-03-20 08:29:42

VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar" and "DelMar Pharma") provided an update as of the quarter ended December 31, 2013 and a summary of progress toward the Company's goals for the year. DelMar also announced an investor conference call to take place today at 1 pm EDT. Details and log-in information will be posted on the website at www.delmarpharma.com in advance of the call....

2014-03-19 23:32:06

Rumors Finally Put to Rest, Ahmad ‘Real’ Givens of ‘Real Chance of Love’ is a Survivor (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 This week marks the one year anniversary of the former ‘Real Chance of Love’ star, Ahmad ‘Real’ Givens devastating diagnosis of stage 4 colon cancer. He and his brothers (Kamal ‘Chance’ Givens and Micah Givens) who are also his group members, known as The Stallionaires are celebrating by releasing their new single and video titled ‘I’m Bad’, a song that...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.