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2014-04-01 08:29:06

VIENNA, Austria, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser-Franz-Josef Hospital in Vienna has become one of the first oncology departments in Europe to introduce clinical treatments using the PerfectPitch(TM) six-degrees-of-freedom robotic couch from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). The hospital has introduced this enhanced patient positioning device, which enables more flexibility during radiotherapy treatments, as an integrated element of its latest TrueBeam(TM) 2.0 treatment system....

2014-03-31 12:29:49

HOUSTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- C4 Imaging LLC is pleased to announce the signing of a loading services agreement for it's first product, the Sirius(TM) MRI Marker, with AnazaoHealth Corporation. The novel positive-signal, MRI Marker [1] will be used following treatment of prostate cancer with brachytherapy to facilitate seed localization within the prostate, utilizing a single post-implant Magnetic Resonance (MR) imaging procedure. C4 Imaging will partner with Florida-based...

2014-03-31 12:28:24

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. proton community, consisting of 14 operating centers across the country as well as those currently in development, today released a model insurance coverage policy for treating patients with proton beam therapy. The policy, endorsed by the Proton Therapy Consortium, and the Particle Therapy Cooperative Group-North America (PTCOG-NA), identifies types of cancers and other diseases for which proton therapy is appropriate...

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...


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