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2014-09-15 08:29:25

Unusually broad range of tumors treated, other benefits seen in first seven months SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's first proton therapy center to treat patients exclusively with pencil-beam scanning is reporting exceptional results in delivering cancer treatment since opening for patient care in February. Carl Rossi, M.D., medical director of the Scripps Proton Therapy Center in San Diego, offered the assessment in San Francisco, where the American Society...

2014-09-14 23:01:12

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Proton Therapy Market: Trends & Opportunities (2013-2018)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 Globally the penetration of proton therapy centers is highest in North America, mainly in the US, followed by Europe and Asia. The US retains the highest number of proton therapy centers and many are in development phase or under construction. Proton therapy technology has also made inroads in different...

2014-09-12 12:25:48

ProBeam version 2.5 successfully installed to enhance workflow at the San Diego site; technology is on display at the ASTRO meeting in San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ASTRO Booth #618 -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced that the company completed commissioning of five treatment rooms at the Scripps Proton Therapy Center earlier this year, and has upgraded the ProBeam(®) system software. The upgrade to ProBeam 2.5 will enhance workflow...

2014-08-20 08:27:47

WINFIELD, Ill., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CDH Proton Center Medical Director William F. Hartsell, MD, has been named a Fellow of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), one of 30 distinguished radiation oncologists selected for the honor in 2014. ASTRO is the premier radiation oncology society in the world, dedicated to improving patient care. "Dr. Hartsell joins an elite group of ASTRO members who have significantly contributed to the Society, the...

2014-07-16 12:27:48

LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE, Belgium, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA [http://group.iba-worldwide.com/iba-solutions ]), the world's leading provider of proton therapy solutions for the treatment of cancer, announces that it has received Marketing Authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Compact Gantry Beam Line (CGBL: FDA 510(k) K132919). IBA anticipates that this regulatory approval will intensify the international interest in...

2014-06-16 16:25:31

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced it has entered into a series of agreements whereby JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. will assume $45 million of Varian's approximately $115 million loan commitment to fund the development, construction and initial operations of the Scripps Proton Therapy Center in San Diego. Under the agreements, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. purchased $38.1 million of Varian's outstanding loans and is obligated...

2014-06-11 16:26:49

Varian co-sponsoring seminar on treating cancer with Intensity Modulated Proton Therapy at the Shanghai International Convention Center this week SHANGHAI, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR), the world leader in radiotherapy equipment and software, is introducing the ProBeam(®) Compact proton therapy system at the annual meeting of the Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group (PTCOG 53) here this week. The new compact, single-room system is designed to...

2014-05-27 08:29:01

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced that it has signed an agreement with YongLin Healthcare Foundation by which Varian will provide its ProBeam® proton therapy system for deployment at the National Taiwan University in Taipei. The YongLin Healthcare Foundation will donate the system to the University. Under the purchase agreement, Varian will provide the technology to equip three treatment rooms, two with gantries that...

2014-04-04 23:04:57

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports on "Proton Therapy Market for United States and Japan Industry Research to 2018:" Market Analysis and Overview. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/united-states-and-japan-proton-therapy-market-patients-and-forecast Albany, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Proton therapy has become a subject of considerable interest in the radiation oncology community and it is expected that there...

2014-04-03 16:22:29

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "United States and Japan - Proton Therapy Market, Patients & Forecast" to its store. DALLAS, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Proton therapy has become a subject of considerable interest in the radiation oncology community and it is expected that there will be a substantial growth in proton treatment facilities during the next decade. Proton therapy, one of the most intriguing developments in cancer treatment, carries a price tag as intimidating as its...


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