Latest Proton therapy Stories

2011-05-06 07:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) is highlighting its ProBeam(TM) proton therapy system and Eclipse(TM) treatment planning capabilities at the 2011 PTCOG meeting here from May 8th-14th .

2011-05-05 07:00:00

LONDON, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) is spotlighting its TrueBeam(TM) medical linear accelerator for fast, precise and efficient cancer treatments at the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology anniversary congress in London next week.

2011-05-01 00:09:03

.decimal, Inc. to showcase its patient-specific medical devices for proton therapy at the Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group annual meeting in Philadelphia Sanford, Florida (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 .decimal, Inc.

2011-04-29 15:10:09

Injecting a tissue spacer in the prostate-rectal inter-space is an effective way to reduce the rectal dose for prostate cancer patients receiving radiation therapy.

2011-04-29 15:02:22

Proton radiography imaging used prior to and during proton treatments for pediatric cancer patients provides for more accurate treatment delivery and a lower dose of radiation compared to standard diagnostic X-rays and cone beam CT.

2011-04-14 12:27:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) is introducing a new brachytherapy applicator for treating endometrial cancer patients after a hysterectomy.

2011-04-01 00:14:17

Emory Healthcare plays key role in plans to bring the world’s most advanced radiation treatment for cancer patients to Georgia. Atlanta, GA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011 Emory Healthcare is a key player in plans to bring the world’s most advanced radiation treatment for cancer patients to Georgia.

2011-03-29 08:00:00

VILLIGEN, Switzerland, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) in Switzerland and Elekta are collaborating to further develop treatment planning and oncology information systems (OIS) for proton therapy, a form of external beam radiation that uses protons instead of X-rays or electrons to treat certain types of cancer and other diseases.

2011-03-21 07:00:00

BEIJING, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc.

2011-03-16 07:00:00

BEIJING, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer patients in China will gain access to Varian's state-of-the-art cancer care with the announcement that a leading cancer center is acquiring a GammaMed® brachytherapy afterloader from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR).

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