Latest Proton therapy Stories

2011-05-09 08:30:00

NEW YORK, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With a corporate mission of saving 100,000 more lives each year, Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), the world's leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions, seeks to raise its profile and expand its corporate branding efforts by tapping advertising agency DeVito/Verdi to create a multi-media marketing campaign. The assignment will be handled by the New York City-based agency's San Diego office,...

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.

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