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2010-10-30 00:00:38

The P-CURE Solution: Maximizing the Potential of Proton Therapy— Significant Cost Reduction for Multi-Room Centers The reality of broadly accessible proton therapy, a minimally invasive treatment for cancer with substantially less treatment related side effects, has come a step closer.

2010-10-26 09:42:00

LITTLETON, Mass., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Still River Systems' groundbreaking proton therapy system is entering the final phase of installation at the Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St.

2010-10-22 01:56:56

The flu virus uses a shuttle mechanism to relay protons through a channel in a process necessary for the virus to infect a host cell.

2010-07-26 22:48:08

First results from the LHC at CERN* are being revealed at ICHEP, the world's largest international conference on particle physics, which has attracted more than 1000 participants to its venue in Paris.

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2010-07-13 08:26:09

An international team measures the charge radius of the hydrogen nucleus and stumbles across some mysteries of physics.

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...

2010-05-14 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.

2010-05-12 08:00:00

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan recognized exemplary corporations within the Automotive, Logistics, Industrial Technologies, Energy & Power Systems, Environmental & Building Technologies and Healthcare sectors in Malaysia at the 2010 Malaysia Excellence Awards, this evening. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) Held in conjunction with the 2010 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Telecoms Awards, the cross-industry banquet was...

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).


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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