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2014-10-20 16:26:37

DUBLIN, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Proton Therapy Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Proton therapy is a type of particle therapy which is used to treat cancer patients by means of proton beams irradiation. The main advantage of proton therapy is that while destroying the target malignant cells, it causes minimal damage to the surrounding cells. Proton therapy uses...

2014-10-20 08:32:58

MOSAIQ replaces Varian's ARIA OIS at Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital HONG KONG, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In their efforts to better integrate the radiation therapy treatment and planning systems of multiple providers, clinicians at Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital replaced their Varian ARIA® oncology information system (OIS) with Elekta's MOSAIQ® OIS. Integrated with the hospital's Varian and Accuray linear accelerators and treatment planning systems, MOSAIQ went live at...

2014-10-19 23:01:24

Global Proton Therapy Market 2014-2018 profiles key players like Hitachi Ltd., IBA Proton Therapy, Mitsubishi Electric Corp. and Varian Medical Systems Inc. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 One major trend in the market is the rise in demand for proton therapy despite the high-cost structure leading to the implementation of more proton therapy centers, resulting in market growth. Analysts forecast the Global Proton Therapy market to grow at a CAGR of 9.50 percent over the period...

2014-10-18 12:20:54

Treatments at Scripps Proton Therapy Center enable Scott to continue collegiate coaching SAN DIEGO, Oct. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Scott became one of the greatest mile runners in American history by taking a strategic approach to his craft. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7350051-scripps-health-steve-scott-reveals-proton-treatments-for-prostate-cancer/ "I surrounded myself with the best...

2014-10-16 23:13:11

This state-of-the-art system will enable us to offer cancer patients a fast, effective surgical option without an incision or the need to recover in a hospital setting. South Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Innovative Cancer Institute announced it is the first in the Southeastern United States to install the Edge™ system from Varian Medical Systems, for treating cancer and other conditions with high-precision, non-invasive radiosurgery. “This state-of-the-art system will enable us...

2014-10-16 12:25:56

Medical Imaging Specialists at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago advise parents to ask your doctor that question CHICAGO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's back to school and more youth than ever are involved in some type of sporting activity. That's why approximately three million youth are seen in hospital emergency rooms for sports-related injuries and another five million are seen by their primary care physician or a sports medicine clinic for injuries. Many...

2014-10-16 08:32:32

CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOFIE BIOSCIENCES, a leader in the field of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging, including probes, scanners, and chemistry systems, announced today that the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded the company a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract for approximately $1.5M over two years. This contract will support the further development of SOFIE's family of proprietary imaging probes, known as...

2014-10-15 16:29:16

LONDON, Oct. 15, 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the face of an alarmingly rising incidences of cancer and limited treatment options, physicians are being forced to look for treatments beyond the conventional ones. In such a scenario, Proton Therapy, the most advanced radiation technique available, is being projected as the Rolls Royce of Radiation Oncology. Unfortunately, access to proton therapy is limited for many patients due to the low number of proton therapy centers. Hence, many...

2014-10-15 12:32:05

Program Emphasizes Early Assessment Regardless of Cancer Stage, Prognosis, Age, Race or Gender SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) has launched a new fertility preservation program, called OncoPrez(SM), to better serve patients undergoing cancer treatment. Now available at CTCA® hospitals in Chicago, Philadelphia and Tulsa, the OncoPrez program makes open discussions about fertility and family planning an integral...

2014-10-14 08:33:18

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanovas Inc., a Life Science company accelerating the development and commercialization of next-generation microinvasive diagnostics, devices and drug delivery technologies, announced today that US Patent No. 8,834,544 has issued to the Company. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141013/151744 Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141013/151743LOGO The patent, entitled "Photodynamic Therapy for Tumors...


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