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2012-02-21 00:20:02

Memphis, Tennessee, Feb 21, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi Ltd. today announced that it has entered into an agreement with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital to provide its proton beam therapy (PBT) system. This next-generation technology has spot scanning capability for treating certain forms of cancer. The agreement includes PBT system maintenance for 10 years following completion of the systems' installation.The system will be installed at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in...

2012-02-01 10:56:46

Research on promising new therapies and data on the relative benefits of established treatments for prostate cancer were released today, in advance of the fourth annual Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, being held February 2-4, 2012, at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis in San Francisco, Calif. The results of five studies were highlighted in a media presscast (press briefing via live webcast): 1) Vigorous Exercise Linked to Expression of Certain Genes in Early-Stage Prostate Cancer: A...


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