Latest Radiation therapist Stories

2008-09-17 09:01:01

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Scot Ackerman, M.D., Medical Director, First Coast Oncology, Jacksonville, FL is pleased to announce the recent agreement for the placement of the Monarch250(TM) Proton Therapy System from Still River Systems, Inc, in Jacksonville, Florida. First Coast Oncology will become the first private practice in the Southeast to add this state-of-the-art treatment modality to its comprehensive cancer center. The Monarch250, a unique compact system, will...

2008-06-16 09:01:18

Regulatory News: Elekta (STO:EKTAB) has received FDA 510(k) clearances for its groundbreaking Elekta VMAT solution, allowing US cancer specialists to both plan and deliver radiation using a technique which has the potential to revolutionize the practice of radiation oncology. This news has been eagerly anticipated by US cancer clinics as it offers both significant benefits to their patients and the opportunity to increase patient volumes. From the patient's perspective, Elekta VMAT...

2008-03-27 09:01:02

ProCure Treatment Centers, Inc. today is celebrating the grand opening of the ProCure Training and Development Center (TDC), the first facility in the world dedicated to proton therapy training. "We are honored to have ProCure Treatment Centers, the leader in development and training for proton therapy, headquartered here," said Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan. "We are living in a proton savvy city that is now home to the only training facility of its kind. The Training and Development...

Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.