Quantcast

Latest radiation therapy Stories

2014-01-16 08:27:06

Enables physicians and patients to proactively avoid toxicities from treatments unlikely to provide benefit SAN FRANCISCO, Jan.16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Castle Biosciences today announced that study results of a proprietary predictive test for esophageal cancer demonstrated strong accuracy and specificity in identifying patients who are likely to have tumors that are extremely resistant to standard pre-surgical treatment of chemotherapy and radiation. Data from this second...

2014-01-15 08:28:42

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its updated ProBeam(TM) proton therapy system. Varian's ProBeam system gives clinicians options for delivering dose precisely in order to minimize dose to healthy tissue in the course of delivering proton therapy treatments for cancer. Its scanning beam technology enables intensity-modulated proton therapy (IMPT) by modulating dose levels on a spot-by-spot basis...

2014-01-15 08:27:48

KENNEWICK, Wash., Jan. 15, 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 its CEO, James C. Katzaroff, will present AMIC's corporate overview at "TEN;" Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference at Club Med in Sandpiper Bay, Florida, on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 8:30am...

2014-01-14 23:29:15

P-Cure announced that it has signed a development agreement with Philips Healthcare that defines the framework and associated conditions for collaboration in developing proton therapy solutions. Lod, Israel (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 P-Cure, an emerging leader in developing new innovative proton therapy solutions, today announced that it has signed a development agreement with Philips Healthcare that defines the framework and associated conditions for collaboration in developing proton...

2014-01-14 23:01:13

The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today that it completed the last phase of a $50 million, three-year project to upgrade its diagnostic imaging systems. Great Neck, NY (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today that it completed the last phase of a $50 million, three-year project to upgrade its diagnostic imaging systems. The final phase cost $12 million and included installing 15 computed tomography (CT) scanners at its healthcare facilities in...

2014-01-13 23:25:01

The IDSA and its best skateboarders are set to partake in history, as they try to seek new world records for men and women in distance skated during a 24-hour time period. The Homestead Miami Speedway will host history on January 20-21, 2014. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 The 24 Hour Ultraskate will be returning to Homestead-Miami Speedway in 2014. On January 20, 2014, both Andy Andras and Colleen Pelech will defend their 2013 UltraSkate titles and records against some of the...

2014-01-10 23:20:36

CT radiation dose is a concern shared by clinicians, patients and medical imaging providers across the nation. St. Petersburg, Florida (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Saint Pete MRI is leading the charge to lower dose in its outpatient imaging center in the greater Tampa / St. Petersburg metropolitan area. Following a national search for the best CT solution, Saint Pete MRI chose the Sapheneia, Clarity CT Solution to be installed on their Phillips MX8000 16-Slice CT Scanner. The Sapheneia...

2014-01-09 11:50:27

Radiation from cardiology procedures equals more than 50 chest X-rays per person each year Cardiologists are being urged to reduce patient radiation exposure in a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) position paper which outlines doses and risks of common cardiology examinations for the first time. The paper is published today in the European Heart Journal. Lead author, Dr Eugenio Picano, FESC, said: "Cardiologists today, are the true contemporary radiologists. Cardiology accounts for...

2014-01-07 12:28:34

Novel SonaSurgery Treatment, Using "Sound Based Therapy," Will Be Introduced CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SonaCare Medical, LLC (SonaCare Medical), a leader in minimally invasive high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technology, will present at the upcoming J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference being held in San Francisco, CA. Michael Klein, Chief Executive Officer of SonaCare Medical, will present on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. PST. SonaCare...

2014-01-07 12:23:54

LONDON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:US Proton Therapy Outlook 2017Physicians, in the face of an alarmingly rising incidences of cancer and limited treatment options are being forced to look for treatments beyond the conventional ones. In such a scenario, Proton Therapy, the most advanced radiation technique available, is being projected as the Rolls Royce of Radiation Oncology. Unfortunately, access to proton therapy is...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • 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.
Related