Latest Proton therapy Stories

2010-05-27 07:39:00

--Highly Focused Energy Beam Adds Much-Needed Weapon in Treating Brain Tumors, with Gentler Side Effects-- PHILADELPHIA, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia announces the availability of proton therapy, a precise form of cancer radiation that offers potentially life-changing benefits to children with brain tumors and other solid tumors.

2010-05-24 07:00:00

WESTMINSTER, Mass., May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TechPrecision Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: TPCS) ("TechPrecision", or "the Company"), a leading manufacturer of large-scale, high-precision machined metal fabrications with customers in the alternative energy, medical, nuclear, defense, aerospace and other commercial industries, today reported that its customer, Still River Systems, Inc., has successfully extracted a clinical beam from the first production unit of the world's smallest...

2010-05-18 07:00:00

GUNMA, Japan, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) is introducing the fully-integrated ProBeam(TM) proton therapy system at the 2010 Particle Therapy Co-operative Group (PT-COG) meeting here this week.

2010-05-17 08:00:00

GUNMA, Japan and ATLANTA, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Three years of teamwork between Elekta and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation came to fruition in March when Gunma University Heavy Ion Medical Center used carbon ion radiotherapy to treat a patient with prostate cancer.

2010-05-14 07:00:00

LITTLETON, Mass., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Still River Systems, Inc. announces successful clinical beam extraction from the first production unit of the world's smallest high-energy proton therapy accelerator.

2010-05-06 07:00:00

ISTANBUL, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Turkish cancer patients have gained access to advanced radiotherapy treatments with the arrival of modern medical linear accelerators from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR).

2010-04-27 12:53:00

NEW YORK, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Radiosurgical approaches to cancer treatment are showing promise in the treatment of lung, liver, and spinal tumors, according to four leading clinical experts who presented at a symposium in New York earlier this month.

2010-04-16 01:50:00

ZURICH, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The University Hospital of Zurich has become the first medical center in the world to commence treating cancer patients with the revolutionary TrueBeam(TM) system from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), a new platform for image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery that was designed from the ground up to treat a moving target with unprecedented speed and precision. One of two of the world's premier cancer centers to install a TrueBeam system in advance of its...

2010-04-14 07:10:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has added advanced motion management capabilities including gated RapidArc to its Trilogy platform for treating cancer with targeted radiotherapy.

2010-04-14 07:00:00

NEW YORK, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today is announcing the introduction of a new line of "super" accelerators designed to advance the treatment of lung, breast, prostate, head and neck, and other types of cancer.

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