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2013-09-23 12:40:17

When used to treat pediatric patients with intracranial malignant tumors, proton therapy may limit the toxicity of radiation therapy while preserving tumor control, according to research presented today at the American Society for Radiation Oncology’s (ASTRO’s) 55th Annual Meeting. Typically, central nervous system malignancies are treated with surgical resection and post-operative radiation therapy. Proton therapy, an external beam radiation therapy in which protons deliver precise...

2013-09-19 23:00:52

P-Cure to Enter Clinical Study to Demonstrate Treatment Quality With Fixed Proton Pencil Beam Scanning Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 P-Cure will commence a retrospective clinical study to demonstrate the effectiveness of P-Cure's technology for adaptive proton radiotherapy with fixed pencil-beam scanning (PBS) systems for proton delivery. The aim is to demonstrate effectiveness to replace or augment multi-gantry proton therapy facilities. At ASTRO conference in Atlanta...

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...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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