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Latest Image-guided radiation therapy Stories

2008-08-04 09:01:05

Oncure Medical Corp. ("Oncure"), one of the largest operators of radiation oncology centers in the country, has purchased substantially all the assets of ROA Associates, LLP, and entered into a long-term business management agreement with Radiation Oncology Associates, P.C. (ROA) of Ft. Wayne, Ind.

2008-07-30 12:01:17

Regulatory News: A patient with pancreatic cancer recently became the first person in the United States to receive treatment using Elekta VMAT (Volumetric intensity Modulated Arc Therapy) at Seattle's Swedish Cancer Institute.

2008-07-10 09:01:29

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Two prostate cancer patients became the first people in New York to receive a faster, more comfortable form of highly accurate radiotherapy in pioneering treatments at Radiation Oncology Associates of New York (a Division of Integrated Medical Professionals, PLLC).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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