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2014-06-30 08:29:50

TIRAT CARMEL, Israel, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InSightec, the global leader and pioneer in MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) therapy for the non-invasive treatment of tumors, announced today that it is raising $50 million in its current D round of capital investment. The investment will be used to accelerate market development and strengthen the implementation of InSightec's strategy developing the next generation non-invasive operating room. The investment is...

2014-02-10 12:26:16

Strong global demand for the Sonablate® HIFU device results in six device sales in 2013 CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SonaCare Medical, a leader in minimally invasive high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technology, sold six Sonablate® HIFU devices for the non-invasive treatment of prostate cancer in 2013. The increasing interest in focal therapy and strong support for precision guided treatment technologies helped SonaCare Medical achieve device sales in...

2013-06-03 12:33:51

Patients with cancer that has spread to their bones are often treated with radiation therapy to reduce pain. But if that treatment doesn't work, or can't be used again, a second, effective option now exists. Results of a clinical trial on the new therapy, presented by a researcher at Jefferson's Kimmel Cancer Center, is being presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Mark Hurwitz, MD, Director of Thermal Oncology for the Department of Radiation...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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