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2014-02-22 00:20:49

KENNEWICK, Wash., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation ("AMIC") (OTCBB: ADMD), a company engaged in the development, production and distribution of medical isotopes focused on yttrium-90 brachytherapy devices, today announced that it has received a response from the FDA to its pre-market notification to the FDA pursuant to Section 510(k) of the U.S. Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act for its Yttrium-90 (Y-90) RadioGel(tm) patented brachytherapy cancer product....

2014-02-21 16:21:01

GLENWOOD, Ill., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landauer, Inc. (NYSE: LDR), a recognized leader in personal and environmental radiation measurement and monitoring, outsourced medical physics services and high quality medical consumable accessories, announced today that its Board of Directors declared, at its meeting on February 21, 2014, a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.55 per share for the second quarter of fiscal 2014. The dividend will be paid on April 3, 2014, to...

2014-02-21 08:26:13

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To satisfy the need among radiation and medical oncology practices for greater sophistication in information management systems, Elekta (booth #3503) will demonstrate a number of new features in its MOSAIQ® Oncology Information System (OIS) at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's 2014 annual conference and exhibition (HIMSS14), February 23-27, in Orlando, Florida. Notably, Elekta will highlight new functionality...

2014-02-20 12:28:45

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MS -- According to a new report from the World Health Organization, cancer cases are expected to surge by 20 percent over the next two decades. The World Cancer Report, produced by the WHO's specialized cancer agency, predicts that new cancer cases will rise from 14 million annually in 2012 to 22 million within 20 years, leaving millions more to cope with the disease and the often debilitating and painful side effects of treatment plans that...

2014-02-19 23:02:35

This is the developer’s first of four cutting-edge proton therapy centers to open. San Diego (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Advanced Particle Therapy, LLC. (APT) celebrated the grand opening of the Scripps Proton Therapy Center in San Diego, Calif. today. The $220 million, state-of-the-art facility has already begun treating cancer patients with the most advanced form of radiation therapy available – proton therapy. Proton therapy uses accelerated particles (protons) to precisely treat...

2014-02-19 16:23:48

Most accurate form of proton therapy lets doctors 'paint' radiation onto tumors SAN DIEGO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Until recently, cancer patients looking for the most precise form of proton radiation therapy - "pencil-beam scanning" - had to narrow their search to about a half dozen centers in the United States that offer this treatment on a limited basis. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-02-18 08:32:26

The NovoTAL System Enables Certified Physicians to Plan and Individualize NovoTTF(TM) Therapy for Recurrent Glioblastoma Patients NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novocure announced today that Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has licensed the NovoTAL (Transducer Array Layout) System. The NovoTAL System allows certified physicians to use a recurrent GBM patient's MRI data to optimize the distribution and intensity of NovoTTF Therapy....

2014-02-18 08:31:32

Met Primary Endpoint of Statistically Significant Reduction in Mouth and Throat Soreness Associated With Oral Mucositis; MuGard Patients Also Had Decreased Severity of Oral Mucositis by WHO Score NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP) announced the online early publication of the final results of its post-approval marketing study of MuGard(®) in Cancer, the journal of the American Cancer Society and one of the oldest peer-reviewed journals...

2014-02-17 23:21:42

It’s a Zombie thriller but no video game. RF Safe claims that war-gaming real investigative research into proven health effects from cell phone radiation such as brain tumors and DNA damage, protects enormous cash flows to governments and corporations. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 In response to recent news appearing online that cell phones do not cause cancer – RF Safe says, “There are major shortcomings to validate claims by the MTHR study that cell phones are...

2014-02-17 12:23:44

Findings also show opportunity for enhanced patient safety by reducing unnecessary radiation exposure BUFFALO, N.Y., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Through HEALTHeLINK's health information exchange (HIE), participating providers have instant access to patient health information, including diagnostic tests that may have been conducted in a clinical setting. Along these lines, HEALTHeLINK recently conducted an analysis of the number of multiple computed tomography (CT) scans ordered for the same...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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