Latest Proton therapy Stories
Emory Healthcare plays key role in plans to bring the worldâ€™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 worldâ€™s most advanced radiation treatment for cancer patients to Georgia.
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.
BEIJING, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc.
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 GammaMedÂ® brachytherapy afterloader from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR).
DHAKA, Bangladesh, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer patients in Bangladesh, a country of 160 million people served by just 11 modern radiotherapy linear accelerators, now have access to advanced radiotherapy technology from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR).
PRETORIA, South Africa, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A 66-year-old prostate cancer patient has become the first person in Africa to be treated using fast and efficient RapidArcÂ® technology from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR).
PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the Varian Proton Therapy System which generates protons for precision radiotherapy of lesions, tumors, and conditions anywhere where radiation treatment is indicated.
MUNICH, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A leading cancer clinic in Germany has become the first hospital in the world equipped to provide clinical treatments using intensity modulated proton therapy (IMPT), a precise and fast way to deliver conformal proton therapy treatments.
WINTERTHUR, Switzerland, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A leading cancer clinic has become the second in Switzerland to begin delivering advanced radiotherapy treatments using the new TrueBeam(TM) system from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR).
HONG KONG and PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong, China, has become the first treatment center in Asia to commence treating cancer patients using the UNIQUE(TM) medical linear accelerator from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR).
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