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2014-10-01 08:31:54

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) announced today that it will report results for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2014 following the close of regular trading on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. The news release will be followed by a teleconference available to all interested parties at 2:00 p.m. PT. The news release and a link to the conference call webcast will be available on the company website at: www.varian.com/investor. To access...

2014-09-30 23:11:08

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Medical Imaging Reagents Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report database. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 A market research report published by Transparency Market Research, a U.S.-based market intelligence agency states that the global medical imaging reagents market is projected to reach a value of USD 18.5 billion by the end of 2019. The...

2014-09-29 08:30:18

BONN, Germany, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newly published European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) clinical guidelines for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) endorse radioembolisation, specifically with Yttrium-90 resin microspheres, as a clinically proven technology to "prolong time to liver tumour progression" in mCRC patients who have failed to respond to available chemotherapy options. SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres, the lead...

2014-09-26 23:00:20

Treatment designed to reduce pain and inflammation associated with radiation therapy to the lower bowel. Claremont, CA (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 Synedgen announced today the award of a competitive Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contract from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to demonstrate proof-of-concept activity of Synedgen’s proprietary treatment for radiation proctitis, a condition that causes painful tissue damage to...

2014-09-24 08:27:34

DUBLIN, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Medical Imaging Markets (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound, PET, SPECT, Others)" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The contribution of imaging to medical practice has made it a continuously growing market with new technologies launched all the time. Imaging scans make possible early and more accurate diagnoses, which, in turn, may lead to optimized treatment...

2014-09-23 08:30:25

Medical journey of Arizona boy precedes that of Britain's Ashya King SAN DIEGO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While proton therapy recently began in the Czech Republic for British pediatric brain cancer patent Ashya King, another case in the United States draws to a close today with a promising outlook, as a young boy who was given just days to live now looks forward to his first day of kindergarten. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140922/147644 When 5-year-old Logan Green...

2014-09-22 08:28:45

Brainlab Kick® Navigation ENT aids in complex surgeries and integrates seamlessly with Olympus DIEGO® ELITE Multidebrider® for tissue dissection with hemostasis CENTER VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a global technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions for medical and surgical procedures, among other core businesses, announced today it has reached a deal with Munich-based Brainlab to be the exclusive U.S. distributor of Kick(®)...

2014-09-19 08:25:33

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 200 runners participated in the fifth annual 5K Run for the Future to Benefit the Radiation Oncology Institute (ROI), hosted by Radiation Business Solutions. This year the event was held at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. "Donations are still coming in," said Dan Moore, CEO of Radiation Business Solutions, "but at this point, through registrations and corporate sponsorships, we have raised over $70,000 for the ROI this year....

2014-09-18 23:05:34

Research conducted by a team of neurosurgeons and radiation oncologists from Allegheny Health Network, and presented this week at the American Society for Radiation Oncology annual meeting, has documented improved survival in patients with cancerous brain tumors who undergo both surgical removal of the tumors along with stereotactic radiosurgery. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Research conducted by a team of neurosurgeons and radiation oncologists from Allegheny Health Network...

2014-09-18 12:29:06

Free public open house to feature center tours, food and a chance to meet doctors and staff HAZLETON, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with the American Cancer Society, Cancer Treatment Center at Hazleton announces the opening of the ACS Cancer Resource Center for local patients and the community. The Resource Center is now open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140917/146887 Located inside the Cancer Treatment...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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