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Latest Image-guided radiation therapy Stories

2008-07-08 09:01:10

Vantage Oncology, Inc. ("Vantage"), a national developer and operator of radiation oncology centers of excellence, announced today that it has recently completed seven new partnerships comprising 10 cancer treatment facilities in several new and existing markets. In addition, Vantage has secured a new $100 million credit facility that will support the Company's continued growth. Vantage now operates 31 centers in 11 states with its physician and hospital partners and is well positioned to...

2008-06-18 09:01:18

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Xoft, Inc., makers of the Axxent(R) Electronic Brachytherapy System, a proprietary technology platform designed to deliver localized, non-radioactive, isotope-free radiation treatment in minimally-shielded clinical settings, announced today that Mark Carol, MD, has joined as Chief Medical Officer. Bringing more than 25 years of clinical practice and medical device industry experience to Xoft, Dr. Carol will focus on continued development of the...

2008-06-17 12:00:58

CONCORD, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The ARTISTE(TM) Solution from Siemens Healthcare (http://www.siemens.com/healthcare) has recently gone clinical in three of the most prominent cancer centers around the world. Dozens of patients have been treated to date at MAASTRO Clinic in the Netherlands, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg, Germany, and Baton Rouge General's Pennington Cancer Center in Louisiana. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080617/NYTU025 )...

2008-06-16 09:01:18

Regulatory News: Elekta (STO:EKTAB) has received FDA 510(k) clearances for its groundbreaking Elekta VMAT solution, allowing US cancer specialists to both plan and deliver radiation using a technique which has the potential to revolutionize the practice of radiation oncology. This news has been eagerly anticipated by US cancer clinics as it offers both significant benefits to their patients and the opportunity to increase patient volumes. From the patient's perspective, Elekta VMAT...

2007-09-12 09:02:53

North American Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq:NASI) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its NOMOS® Radiation Oncology business to privately-held Best Medical International, Inc. in a transaction valued at approximately $3.6 million. The transaction is subject to customary conditions and is expected to close by September 17, 2007. "Our Agreement with Best Medical represents the achievement of a major milestone in our strategy to build...

2007-07-22 09:10:59

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute (CARTI) recently installed the ExacTrac(R) X-Ray 6D image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) system, enabling doctors to pinpoint tumors with increased accuracy and treat a wider variety of indications. Designed from the ground up to optimize workflow, physicians now have the ability to maximize patient output while also improving treatment outcomes. Top performing facilities that have selected the ExacTrac...

2007-03-20 18:00:49

IMPAC Medical Systems, Inc. (IMPAC), an Elekta company (STO:EKTAB) and leading provider of information technology (IT) solutions for oncology care, announces the clinical implementation of MOSAIQ(TM) Oncology PACS at the Mannheim Medical Center Department of Radiation Oncology, in Mannheim, Germany. The Mannheim Medical Center is using IMPAC's oncology-specific Picture Archiving and Communication System to manage and archive data and images from a broad range of treatment planning systems and...

2007-02-06 03:00:30

Elekta (STO:EKTAB) , a world leader in advanced radiation treatment of cancer and brain disorders, today announced an order from Landeskrankenhaus Feldkirch, Austria. The order includes two Elekta Synergy(R), advanced treatment systems for intensity modulated and image guided radiation therapy (IMRT & IGRT). The order also includes MOSAIQ(TM), a comprehensive oncology information management software suit from IMPAC Medical Systems, an Elekta company. The total contract is valued at over 8...