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2014-07-08 08:32:31

("Leading Edge" Gamma Knife Treatment, led by Christopher Duma, M.D., FACS and his team of researchers, offers hope to patients with Glioblastoma Multiforme) NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A study on the effects of an aggressive and strategic treatment called "Leading Edge" radiosurgery offers hope to patients diagnosed with life-threatening brain cancer. The study identifies the pathways of invasion of malignant glioma cells and provides a map in which a...

2014-07-08 08:32:06

New Jersey CyberKnife physicians part of nationwide group analyzing value of RSSearch Registry TOMS RIVER, N.J., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians at New Jersey CyberKnife, a service of Community Medical Center, are part of a group of cancer specialists around the U.S. that have analyzed patient data collected through the RSSearch Registry. The group has confirmed cancer centers participating in the registry are following established guidelines for stereotactic body radiation...

2014-06-24 08:30:24

Using CyberKnife and chemotherapy, doctors treat primary and metastatic tumors FENTON, Mo., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When St. Louis CyberKnife patient Theresa Thompson was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer, doctors determined the disease had spread beyond her lungs to her brain. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140623/120686 While stage IV lung cancer is difficult to treat, doctors reviewed her case and decided to aggressively treat with CyberKnife and chemotherapy....

2014-06-23 12:28:59

WESTERVILLE, Ohio, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbus CyberKnife, a service of Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital, has reached an important milestone with the treatment of its 1,000(th) patient. This month marks four years of operation for Columbus CyberKnife, the area's only CyberKnife(®) treatment provider and one of only four in Ohio. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140407/DA98217 "This is a testament to our team's specialized expertise in stereotactic radiosurgery and...

2014-06-17 08:29:01

Cancer center examines treatment for liver tumors that metastasize from colorectal cancer PARK RIDGE, Ill. ­­, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois CyberKnife, a department of Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, is developing a new treatment protocol that offers hope for patients suffering from a form of cancer which until recently was regarded as incurable. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140616/118632 The protocol, overseen by Illinois CyberKnife Medical Director Dr....

2014-05-30 23:13:15

Dr. Moshel of ANS Discusses the ANS Skull Base Surgery Center and the Future of Brain Tumor Surgery Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 ANS and Dr. Yaron Moshel offer answers to some common questions they receive about the ANS Skull Base Center and what the future holds for Brain Tumor Surgery. What is the ANS Skull Base Surgery Center? Skull base surgery is a form of highly specialized brain surgery that reaches the undersurface of the brain, an area historically considered very delicate...

2014-05-22 16:27:00

Milestone System to Handle Full Patient Load for New, Integrated Cancer Center in Scottsdale, Arizona SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (NASDAQ: ARAY) announced today the installation of its 500(th )TomoTherapy® System at the grand opening of Palo Verde Cancer Center - Scottsdale in Scottsdale, Ariz. The System, a TomoHDA(TM) model, is the only radiation therapy device at the new center, which also offers medical oncology services. The center's...

2014-05-21 08:29:53

Multi-institutional radiotherapy planning study compared Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion with three advanced linear-accelerator based stereotactic radiosurgery systems NEW YORK, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Persons who need radiotherapy for treatment of multiple brain metastases stand to receive as much as a 74 percent lower radiation dose to normal brain tissue if the lesions are treated with Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion(TM) radiosurgery system versus contemporary...

2014-05-19 08:28:36

New technology now being used to treat nasopharyngeal and other cancers; stereotactic radiosurgery program for select cancers coming in June HONG KONG, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital (PYNEH) in Hong Kong has become the first medical center in Asia to treat cancer using a TrueBeam(TM)2.0 system for image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery. Installation of the new system, which was provided by Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), was completed...

2014-05-06 08:35:41

Gains access to over 3,000 member hospitals for the CyberKnife® M6(TM) and TomoTherapy® H(TM) Series SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY) announced today that it has signed a new three-year contract with Amerinet on the CyberKnife® M6(TM) and TomoTherapy® H(TM) product portfolio. "We are pleased to be an Amerinet radiation oncology solutions provider and see this as a great opportunity to increase the visibility of our products and...


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