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2011-09-09 11:37:42

Nearly 50,000 Americans are diagnosed each year with stage III or locally advanced NSCLC, for which surgery is usually not a viable treatment option.

2011-08-03 07:00:00

CASABLANCA, Morocco, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A 60-year-old prostate cancer patient has become the first person in North Africa to be treated using fast and efficient RapidArc® radiotherapy technology from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR).

2011-07-28 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems' next release of the ARIA® oncology information system, newly designed for greater ease of use, will be among the highlights of the company's exhibit at the 2011 joint meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) and the Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (COMP) here later this week.

2011-07-25 01:00:00

MANCHESTER, England, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Experts Welcome Latest Advance as Promising Development for UK Patients A treatment system called the Novalis(R) Tx(TM) has gone into service today, which has the ability to destroy cancerous cells virtually anywhere in the body in a single, 20-minute session, without the need for a single cut of the scalpel. The Novalis Tx, installed in The Christie at Salford Royal, a brand new radiotherapy centre in the North...

2011-06-30 07:00:00

SHANTOU, China, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shantou University (STU) Medical College's Affiliated-Cancer Hospital has become the first cancer treatment center in China to acquire and install the TrueBeam(TM) system for image-guided radiotherapy.

2011-06-23 00:00:30

A treatment that has virtually no side effects has been found to be an effective weapon for fighting early-stage breast cancer, according to results of a clinical trial conducted at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 A treatment that has virtually no side effects has been found to be an effective weapon for fighting early-stage breast cancer, according to results of a clinical trial conducted at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Results of the...


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.