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2010-10-20 09:00:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Riley Powell taught high school English, and spent her summers training horses at a nearby dude ranch. When she noticed blood in her stool, she thought it was hemorrhoids, from spending so many hours on horseback. But when it persisted, she saw her doctor. At age 34, she was diagnosed with colon/rectal cancer, and was advised to have surgery and a colostomy. Powell opted to travel out of the country for non-invasive treatment that would eliminate...

2010-03-11 09:03:23

DEAD SEA, Jordan "” Aided by ultrasound guidance, treating tumors with extreme heat or moderate heat may provide a possible therapeutic option, according to early research presented at the second AACR Dead Sea International Conference on Advances in Cancer Research: From the Laboratory to the Clinic, held March 7-10, 2010. "Low temperature controlled hyperthermia and high temperature treatments are beneficial in curing both malignant and benign tumors using minimally invasive and...

2010-03-08 06:20:00

PITTSBURGH, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- ThermalTherapeutic Systems, Inc. today announced that the FDA has cleared the company to market its VERATHERM(TM) Portable Hyperthermic Perfusion System effective immediately. "FDA clearance is a significant achievement for ThermalTherapeutic Systems, one which allows the company to place the VERATHERM(TM) Portable Hyperthermic Perfusion System in the hands of surgeons and perfusionists at luminary institutions across the country. For medical...

2008-11-05 09:00:34

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 5, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BSD Medical Corporation (Nasdaq:BSDM) today announced that an article titled "Neoadjuvant Treatment of Locally Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcoma of the Limbs: Which Treatment to Choose?" was published in The Oncologist (2008;13:175-186) by Peter Hohenberger and Wojciech M. Wysocki. The article reviewed different cancer treatment regimens for treating soft tissue sarcoma (a cancer that occurs in the connective tissues such as muscle), including...

2008-10-29 09:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 29, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BSD Medical Corporation (Nasdaq:BSDM) today announced that an article titled "Hyperthermia induced targeting of thermosensitive gene carriers to tumors" was published in a recent edition of Human Gene Therapy, the official journal of the European Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (Pubmed 18729717). Researchers from Ludwig-Maximilians University, Pharmaceutical Biology-Biotechnology, Department of Pharmacy, Munich, Germany "developed a gene...

2008-10-27 09:00:12

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 27, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BSD Medical Corporation (Nasdaq:BSDM) today reported that the company well exceeded its goal and was among the top participants in its local area in the American Cancer Society "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" walkathon as part of the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). October is designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the United States. Working in partnership with other local businesses and individuals, the...

2008-10-14 09:00:45

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 14, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BSD Medical Corporation (Nasdaq:BSDM) announced today that a member of its Board of Directors, Dr. Michael Nobel, was the keynote speaker at the Japanese Cancer Symposium recently concluded at the Shizuoka Cancer Center in Shizuoka, Japan. The symposium addressed the theme, "Fulfilling the Promise of Personalized Medicine in Cancer Therapy: Development of the Medical Engineering Platform." The symposium was sponsored by the Frontier...

2008-10-08 09:00:51

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 8, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BSD Medical Corporation (Nasdaq:BSDM) announced today that the company will present its BSD-2000 hyperthermia therapy system as well as its MicroThermX-100 ablation system (which is being prepared for SFDA submission in China) at the 2008 China Medical Equipment Fair (CMEF) from October 29 through November 1, 2008 in Suzhou, China. The company's objective at CMEF is to leverage the growing clinical interest in the use of BSD Medical's systems...

2008-10-06 09:00:57

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 6, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BSD Medical Corp. (Nasdaq:BSDM) today announced that the European Society for Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology (ESTRO) recently held in Goteborg, Sweden included a symposia with lectures and discussions by key thought leaders on the use of hyperthermia therapy for the treatment of cancer. A summary of the presentations at the symposia is as follows: Olav Dahl MD, Bergen, Norway and Stefan Bodis MD, Aarau, Switzerland: Targeted Hyperthermia...

2008-10-01 09:00:49

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 1, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BSD Medical Corp. (Nasdaq:BSDM) today reported on the company's attendance and exhibitions at both the ASTRO (American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology) and the SROA (The Society for Radiation Oncology Administrators) annual conferences held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts and the Hyatt Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The company also announced attendance at the RRS (Radiation Research...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.