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2013-04-18 08:30:18

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY) announced today clarification on two voluntary recalls that the company initiated on March 19, 2013. In keeping with its commitment to patient safety and total quality management, Accuray has voluntarily implemented a recall of two separate components from its CyberKnife® product line: the Iris(TM) Variable Aperture Collimator and the RoboCouch® Patient Positioning System. The affected parts are...

2013-03-28 08:28:54

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), announced today the appointment of Emad Rizk, M.D. to the company's Board of Directors, effective March 15, 2013. Dr. Rizk is a renowned healthcare industry expert who brings more than 25 years of experience working with payers, hospital systems, government, physicians and pharmaceutical companies to the Accuray board of directors. Since 2003, he has served as president of McKesson Health Solutions, a...

2013-03-11 08:27:32

Hong Kong Adventist Oncology Center Offers Full Spectrum of Disease Treatment with State-of-the-art Technologies SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), announced today that Hong Kong Adventist Oncology Center, the first center locally to offer both the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery and TomoTherapy® Systems, hosted its official opening ceremony last week. Hong Kong Adventist Oncology Center is a newly built cancer center that...

2013-03-08 23:01:47

Lee Tessler, M.D., F.A.A.N.S, F.A.C.S., Executive Director and Co-Surgical Director of the Long Island Brain Tumor Center at Neurological Surgery, P.C. (NSPC), will receive the Community Service Award at the Aleh Foundation Awards Dinner. The dinner will be held the evening of May 8, 2013, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Park Place, Manhattan. Rockville Centre, New York (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 Lee Tessler, M.D., F.A.A.N.S, F.A.C.S., Executive Director and Co-Surgical Director of...

2013-03-04 08:28:33

CAMPBELL, Calif., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Radiosurgery Society® (RSS), a non-profit organization of medical professionals dedicated to advancing the science and clinical practice of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), held its annual Scientific Meeting on February 21-23, 2013, at the La Costa Resort in Carlsbad, California with 450 attendees. The mission of the RSS is to bring together professionals from radiation and surgical specialties,...

2013-03-04 04:21:31

SUNNYVALE, California, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated [http://www.accuray.com ] (Nasdaq: ARAY [http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/prnews?Page=Quote&Ticker=ARAY ]), today announced highlights from the First European Conference on stereotactic radiosurgery/stereotactic body radiation therapy (SRS/SBRT) and image-guided intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IG-IMRT), hosted in partnership with the Istituto Europeo di Oncologia Milano and the Universita...

2013-02-20 23:03:18

Awake craniotomy — a procedure in which the patient remains awake during brain tumor surgery in order to determine if the operation will touch on any areas that affect such abilities as speech, movement and vision — can now be done on many patients whose tumors were previously thought inoperable, or for whom surgery would have been very risky, due to the tumors´ location. This good news is due to new neuronavigation, neurosurgical, microneurosurgical and functional brain...

2013-02-04 08:26:25

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), a radiation oncology company, announced today that the European CyberKnife Center Munich-Grosshadern (ECZM) has treated the world's first patient with the new CyberKnife® M6(TM) System. With the installation of the new system, the Munich center, in close cooperation with the University Hospital of Munich, is the first to offer cancer patients treatment with the CyberKnife M6 System, the latest generation...

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...

2013-01-22 08:31:38

DALLAS, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Premier Cancer Centers Dallas brings the latest advancement in non-invasive robotic radiosurgery systems to North Texas. Opening spring of 2013, the Center will offer both Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS/SBRT) and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) in one location. With these technologies, Cancer Has Met Its Match! (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130122/DA45703LOGO) Premier Cancer Centers Dallas is bringing the first...