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2014-03-13 16:28:44

DUBLIN, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8rl45x/us_proton_therapy) have announced the addition of the "US Proton Therapy Outlook 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8rl45x/us_proton_therapy ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Physicians, in the face of an alarmingly rising incidences of cancer and limited treatment options are being...

2014-03-13 12:28:27

CRAWLEY, England, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A little over a year after Elekta launched its Versa HD(TM) radiation therapy system, this groundbreaking linear accelerator is routinely being used in the delivery of stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) and radiosurgery (SRS) programs worldwide, often using volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT). The company reports that many Versa HD systems operating clinically are actively engaged in SBRT and/or SRS programs. Elekta designed...

2014-03-12 23:30:14

DEXshield™, a new, innovative product from DEXIS, enables DEXIS® Platinum Sensor owners to reduce radiation exposure to their patients. Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 DEXIS is excited to announce the introduction of DEXshield, a unique dental X-ray position indicating device and a patented patient protective shield. When used in conjunction with the DEXIS Platinum Sensor, this exciting new device not only reduces radiation to the patient, it also aids in proper positioning for...

2014-03-12 08:30:27

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc., (NYSE: VAR) today announced it has signed an agreement with Velocity Medical Solutions, LLC to acquire certain assets of Velocity, a privately-held Atlanta-based developer of specialized software for cancer clinics. The acquisition includes software designed to access and aggregate unstructured treatment and imaging data from diverse systems to show a comprehensive view of a patient's diagnostic imaging...

2014-03-11 23:22:25

UVA study’s surprising finding: Direct treatment of tumor prolongs survival. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Contrary to the standard approach to treating metastatic prostate cancer, direct treatment of the primary tumor appears to prolong survival significantly, a new study suggests. The surprising findings have prompted the researchers to launch clinical trials that could upend the accepted treatment of the disease. Prostate Cancer Survival Rate Prostate cancer is the most...

2014-03-11 08:30:05

Meridian Health will install seven Truebeam machines across five sites that offer radiotherapy and radiosurgery treatment for cancer NEPTUNE, N.J., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Health of New Jersey is initiating a program to deploy TrueBeam(TM) technology from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) across its network of cancer treatment clinics. Meridian's plan is to install seven TrueBeam machines at its five sites, together with Varian's ARIA® data management and...

2014-03-10 23:03:37

In response to Seth Rogen addressing concerns to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee over increases in the premature early-onset of Alzheimer’s disease - RF Safe suggest protecting the brain from cell phone radiation. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 (Radio Frequency Safe) RF Safe, a globally known company that specializes in reducing exposure to wireless radiation from handheld devices has been reviewing decade long research on cell phone radiation as it relates to health...

Scientists Identify Potent Driver Of Metastasis
2014-03-10 12:44:42

The Wistar Institute Protein Correlates with Breast, Bladder, Melanoma, and Thyroid Tumors An international team of researchers led by scientists at The Wistar Institute have discovered and defined LIMD2, a protein that can drive metastasis, the process where tumors spread throughout the body. Their study, published in the March issue of the journal Cancer Research, defines the structure of LIMD2 and correlates the protein in metastatic bladder, melanoma, breast, and thyroid tumors....

New Combo Therapy Shows Promise For Cervical Cancer Treatment
2014-03-10 12:12:44

Bret Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of Brazilian scientists has identified a promising new combination treatment that targets cervical cancer, according to a new report published in the journal Cancer. Patients with locally-advanced cervical cancer are typically prescribed cisplatin-based chemoradiation therapy (CRT), yet the benefits of this treatment have largely gone unresearched since the late 1990s, the study authors claimed. In search of a new treatment...

2014-03-07 23:00:56

iewei Ltd. solution starts at the base, raising awareness by making the invisible pollution visible — that is what iewei, the wellness wristband is all about. It is an “alert system” capable of measuring the wearer’s exposure to harmful radiation, in addition to monitoring heart rate and body temperature. (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 For the network operators 'Greed is good' was a phrase immortalized by Michael Douglas' in his Oscar-winning turn as the unscrupulous corporate...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
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