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2013-07-16 23:27:38

The U.S. radiation therapy market appears to be rebounding after a major decline in 2009, with radiation oncology centers budgeting more money for capital equipment purchases this year compared to four years ago, according to a new study published by IMV Medical Information Division. Des Plaines, IL (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 The U.S. radiation therapy market appears to be rebounding after a major decline in 2009, with radiation oncology centers budgeting more money for capital equipment...

2013-06-24 16:27:19

DUBLIN, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h6nxfj/us_proton_therapy) has announced the addition of the "US Proton Therapy Market Analysis to 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h6nxfj/us_proton_therapy ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) According to most Oncologists, about 60% of all cancer patients undergo some sort of radiation...

2013-04-19 08:25:41

BERGISCH-GLADBACH, Germany, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) and Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) are announcing a collaboration to further advance motion management techniques for proton therapy. The multi-year agreement, aimed at optimizing treatment strategies for indications such as cancer in the lung, liver, pancreas and breast, will evaluate strategies using a 4-D treatment planning simulator developed by PSI. Proton therapy involves the use of a...

2013-04-18 08:31:05

Full range of equipment and software for the precision treatment of cancer exhibited at the Geneva Convention Center GENEVA, Switzerland, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Booths 5000/4700 - Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR), the world leader in radiotherapy equipment and software, will demonstrate its full range of radiotherapy delivery systems and software at the 2(nd) ESTRO (European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology) Forum, taking place April 19(th)-22(nd). The Varian booth will...

2013-04-11 08:28:50

Varian will also showcase newly-created Japanese language versions of the company's radiotherapy treatment planning and oncology information software products YOKOHAMA, Japan, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR), a leading manufacturer of medical devices for treating cancer, will exhibit the company's advanced technologies for image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery at the International Technical Exhibition of Medical Imaging (ITEM) 2013,...

2013-02-13 12:26:52

Prostate Cancer Report to be released at National Proton Conference in Washington, DC WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ninety-nine percent of proton therapy patients believe they made the best treatment decision for themselves, according to a new data analysis of outcomes and satisfaction of prostate cancer patients. The survey released today is the most comprehensive of its kind to capture health-related quality of life measures for proton therapy, an advanced form...

2013-02-04 16:20:23

HAMPTON, Va., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, Feb. 5, at NASA's Langley Research Center here, medical physicist Cornel Butuceanu will present, "Proton Radiotherapy Systems and Clinical Practice," at 2 p.m. in the Reid Conference Center. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) A former postdoctoral fellow at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, Butuceanu joined the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute (HUPTI) in 2009 and...

2013-01-17 16:23:25

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Frog Events, a fundraising partner of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®), has committed to raising $25 million towards the opening of the "St. Jude Red Frog Events Proton Therapy Center" on the hospital's campus in Memphis. Opening in 2015, this will be the first Proton Radiation Therapy (PRT) center in the world dedicated solely to children, designed specifically to meet the needs of young patients. (Photo:...

2013-01-15 23:00:03

Dr. McMullen serves as the Medical Director and a Radiation Oncologist for Indiana University Health Proton Therapy Center in Bloomington, Indiana Virginia Beach, Virginia (PRWEB) January 15, 2013 The Pediatric Proton Foundation today announced that Dr. Kevin McMullen was appointed to the Board of Directors effective January 2, 2013. This appointment will bring the total number of board members to eight until the Foundation´s next Annual Meeting to be held in conjunction with the...

2013-01-04 08:22:15

BEIJING, Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited ("Concord Medical" or the "Company") (NYSE: CCM), a leading specialty hospital management solution provider and operator of the largest network of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging centers in China, announced today that it has closed the acquisition of 19.98% of indirect ownership of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Proton Therapy Center (MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center). The company...