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2013-11-04 16:30:00

Cyclone 70 to stabilize United States supply of Strontium 82/Rubidium 82 generators for use in the diagnosis of cardiovascular disease INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zevacor Molecular, an independently owned healthcare firm that manufactures and distributes PET and SPECT radiopharmaceuticals, has purchased the first 70 MeV Cyclotron dedicated to medical use in the United States from Ion Beam Applications, S.A., (IBA). The purchase of IBA's Cyclone 70 is the first of...

2013-09-25 16:26:40

Introduction of 70 MeV cyclotron to commercial market will stabilize supply of isotopes for diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, cancer and neurological conditions INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Zevacor Molecular Board of Directors announced approval of funding to purchase the only 70 MeV commercial cyclotron dedicated to medical use in the United States. Zevacor Molecular is engaged with various vendors and will award the contract within 30 days. The 70 MeV...

2013-06-20 23:20:13

The BTL and BCSI teams have been working hard to design, fabricate, assemble and test, the first 70Mev Cyclotron in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Best Theratronics Ltd (BTL) and Best Cyclotron Systems, Inc. (BCSI) have made significant progress in manufacturing the first ever 70 MeV Cyclotron in North America and will be shipping it to their Customer in Europe, by the first quarter of 2014. In June 2009, BTL and BCSI announced their plans for the...

2013-06-17 23:19:22

A group of Internationally renowned Scientists from Academic, US and European National Laboratories are collaborating with Best Cyclotron Systems (BCSI) and Best Theratronics (BTL) Scientists in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at the BCSI office, to develop a range of low to high power, next generation Cyclotrons Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 BCSI and BTL have invested in a Multi Million USD test and research facility, the only one of its kind in the world,...

2013-06-09 16:21:21

VANCOUVER, June 9, 2013 /CNW/ - With Canadian-developed tools and technology, a national team led by TRIUMF has reached a crucial milestone at the BC Cancer Agency in developing and deploying alternatives for supplying key medical isotopes. The team used a medical cyclotron that was designed and manufactured by Advanced Cyclotron Systems, Inc. (ACSI) of Richmond, BC, and successfully achieved large-scale production of technetium-99m (Tc-99m), sufficient for a metropolitan area. The...

2013-06-07 12:24:37

CHICAGO, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Positron Corporation (OTCBB:POSC), a nuclear medicine healthcare company, announces today that it has retained Covington Associates, LLC ("Covington"), as its investment banking advisor in connection with the financing of its 70 MeV cyclotron project. Covington, a specialty investment banking firm dedicated to healthcare and technology companies, will advise the Company on various financing and strategic opportunities related to the $60 million required...

2013-06-06 23:37:55

TeamBest Companies will announce a range of new Cyclotrons (Low and High Power with Variable Energy), for research and production of medical isotopes for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, at the upcoming Society of Nuclear Medicine, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June 8-12, 2013. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Best Theratronics Ltd, Best Cyclotron Systems, Inc., Best Medical International, and other members of TeamBest Companies will announce a range of new Cyclotrons...

2012-07-20 06:22:25

GARY, Ind., July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Positron Corporation (OTCBB:POSC), a leading molecular imaging healthcare company, announces approval of a Pledge Resolution for $15 Million in Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Bonds, from the Redevelopment Commission of the City of Gary, Indiana towards the development of Positron's 70 MeV cyclotron project. In addition to the TIF incentives, the City of Gary will assist in sourcing the appropriate allocation of New Market Tax Credits (NMTC) that could...

2012-06-11 02:25:43

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Society of Nuclear Medicine's 59th Annual Meeting in Miami Beach, Fla., June 9-12, Cardinal Health today announced that it plans to open three new cyclotrons across the United States, further expanding its nationwide capability to manufacture molecular imaging drugs that aid in the early diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of cancer, neurological disorders and heart disease. Cyclotrons are critical to the manufacturing process for...

2012-03-14 10:00:00

LITTLETON, Mass., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mevion Medical Systems, a radiation therapy company dedicated to advancing the treatment of cancer, has announced today that it has received CE Marking certification for the MEVION S250 Proton Therapy System. This important commercial milestone indicates that Mevion has completed its development in compliance with the European Union's Medical Device Directive. The CE Marking allows the MEVION S250 to be marketed, sold, and installed in the...