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2014-03-31 08:29:56

BERGISCH GLADBACH, Germany, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) and the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) are announcing an extension of their existing collaboration in the field of proton therapy to offer patients more precise cancer treatments using intensity modulated proton therapy (IMPT). Under the agreement, Varian will also supply technology and equipment to help meet a growing demand for clinical research and treatments at PSI. Proton therapy...

2014-03-28 23:23:47

Medical animation and illustration firm promotes National Cancer Control Month and health literacy through popular social media channels. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 As medical organizations recognize April 2014 as National Cancer Control Month, Nucleus Medical Media offers free informational medical animations through social media channels to explain and promote health literacy. The World Cancer Research Fund International estimates that, “There were an estimated 14.1 million...

2014-03-27 12:30:42

DETROIT, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients at Henry Ford Hospital now have a new cancer treatment available that offers an alternative cancer surgery, without the incision or hospital stay, treating patients in 15 minutes or less and returning them to their everyday lives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140327/DE92316 The Edge(TM) Radiosurgery Suite is designed to perform advanced, non-invasive cancer procedures anywhere in the body - including the brain, spine, head and neck,...

2014-03-27 08:34:42

Latest CyberKnife technology now available in Japan SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY) announced today it received Shonin approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) to market the CyberKnife® M6(TM) System to treat radiation therapy patients. The system, which will be marketed in Japan as the "CyberKnife M6 Series," offers the widest range of motion and highest-precision conformal delivery available and...

2014-03-26 23:01:48

Patients at Henry Ford Hospital now have a new cancer treatment available that offers an alternative cancer surgery, without the incision or hospital stay, treating patients in 15 minutes or less and returning them to their everyday lives. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 DETROIT – Patients at Henry Ford Hospital now have a new cancer treatment available that offers an alternative cancer surgery, without the incision or hospital stay, treating patients in 15 minutes or less and...

2014-03-26 12:29:33

Study presented at SIR also concludes coiling can be eliminated or minimized with use of the technologically advanced Surefire Infusion System SAN DIEGO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surefire Medical, Inc. today announced that the Coiling vs. Surefire Infusion System in Y90 (COSY) clinical trial, presented today at the Society for Interventional Radiology meeting in San Diego (SIR), showed significant reductions in fluoroscopy time, procedure time, radiation dose and contrast dose...

2014-03-24 08:29:37

LOS ANGELES, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dermatologist, Dr. Peyman Ghasri, offers treatments for various types of skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States today. In fact, half of all those who live beyond 65 will suffer from some form of skin cancer. Early diagnosis offers the best prognosis for skin cancer treatment, but options are available to treat the various stages and types of cancer based on the patient's needs and the cancer's...

2014-03-21 12:24:19

The SRT-100(TM) and SRT-100 Vision(TM) are used to treat a host of dermatological and oncological conditions with low-energy radiation therapy BOCA RATON, Fla., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan has recognized Sensus Healthcare with the 2014 North American award for New Product Innovation Leadership. Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that has developed an innovative element in a product by leveraging leading-edge technologies. The award...

2014-03-21 08:25:00

Leveraging Proprietary Mucoadhesive Polymer Hydrogel Technology to Expand Product Offerings; Seeking Global Marketing Partners NEW YORK, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP) announced that it has advanced development of a new proprietary product, called ProctiGard(TM), for the treatment of radiation proctitis. Radiation proctitis ("RP") is a significant unmet medical need, with no well-established standard of care. It is estimated that there are...

2014-03-20 23:02:41

Researchers at UC Davis have found that the investigational cancer vaccine tecemotide, when administered with the chemotherapeutic cisplatin, boosted immune response and reduced the number of tumors in mice with lung cancer. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Researchers at UC Davis have found that the investigational cancer vaccine tecemotide, when administered with the chemotherapeutic cisplatin, boosted immune response and reduced the number of tumors in mice with lung cancer. The...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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