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2010-03-16 13:31:43

Study participants appear less distressed than expected by chronic symptoms.

2010-03-11 07:00:00

MUNICH, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Clinicians at the Rinecker Proton Therapy Center (RPTC) in Munich have treated their 100th patient using advanced proton therapy systems supplied by Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR).

2010-03-10 07:00:00

MAIDSTONE, England, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cancer patients in Kent will gain access to advanced radiotherapy treatments with the decision by the Kent Oncology Centre to acquire two fully-equipped treatment machines from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR).

2010-03-08 13:28:35

Prostate-specific dietary supplements should not be taken during radiation therapy treatments because they have been shown to increase the radiosensitivity of normal prostate cell lines, leading to normal tissue complications.

2010-03-03 07:44:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers in the US and Denmark have made a breakthrough in image-guided targeting of prostate tumors during arc radiotherapy treatments.

2010-02-25 14:00:00

Proton beam radiation therapy shows encouraging results for patients with locally advanced sinonasal malignancies.

2010-01-27 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.