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2013-09-23 08:28:22

Early-stage breast cancer treatment demonstrates high rates of survival and local control. ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cianna Medical, Inc., a women's health company, today announced results of two new studies showing excellent longer-term outcomes with the SAVI(®) breast brachytherapy applicator, including low recurrence rates, few toxicities, excellent cosmetic outcomes and high rates of survival. SAVI is a strut-based applicator that delivers accelerated...

2013-09-22 08:20:18

World's Largest Annual Gathering of the Radiation Oncology Community Provides Multiple Opportunities to Learn about the CyberKnife® M6(TM) Series and the TomoTherapy® H(TM) Series Systems SUNNYVALE, Calif. and ATLANTA, Sept. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ASTRO 2013 -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY) announced today its momentum in gaining adoption for both the new CyberKnife® M6(TM) Series and TomoTherapy® H(TM) Series Systems at the 55th Annual American Society for Radiation...

2013-09-21 12:22:11

ATLANTA, Sept. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nucletron, an Elekta company, and the world leader in brachytherapy, has launched Esteya(®), a new approach for treating patients with skin cancer. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/62823-elekta-nucletron-esteya-electronic-brachytherapy-treating-skin-cancer (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130921/MM78119) Over the last 30 years, more people were diagnosed with...

2013-09-21 08:20:26

New workflow and system architecture designed to improve processing speed, enhance planning productivity ATLANTA, Sept. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Elekta today announced Monaco® 5.0, which consolidates support for all of the most clinically useful delivery techniques in a single treatment planning system, and features refinements to planning speed and precision. "This latest Monaco release brings together the best capabilities of Elekta's treatment planning portfolio into a single...

2013-09-21 08:20:20

World Premiere of "The Cause is the Cure" October 5 in Cities Nationwide ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The trailer for the new short film, "The Cause is the Cure," was released today by Maximized Living, a multinational network of wellness doctors. The short film, which tells the true stories of people who have successfully overcome cancer diagnoses without chemotherapy or radiation, will premiere October 5 at more than 450 Maximized Living locations throughout the...

2013-09-20 20:21:30

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Radiation Business Solutions (RBS) and its sister company, RBS Evolution (RBSE), reported on the substantial progress and growth made in developing their radiation oncology services business during 2013. "This has been a terrific year for RBS and RBSE," said Daniel Moore, CEO and Founding Partner, speaking on the eve of the annual conference of the American Society for Radiation Oncology in Atlanta, Georgia. "In the face of...

2013-09-20 12:24:12

CORALVILLE, Iowa, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CIVCO Medical Solutions, the leading provider of motion management solutions for radiation oncology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Darrell Newcombe as vice president of international sales for the Radiation Oncology business unit. Based out of CIVCO's European headquarters, she will lead the international sales team to broaden the adoption of CIVCO's extensive radiation oncology portfolio. (Logo:...

2013-09-20 11:09:42

Study highlights therapeutic importance of targeting a broad set of signals between cancer cells and normal cells that support them Investigators at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) today report important progress in research aimed at finding ways to fight cancer by targeting the local environment in which tumors grow and from which they draw sustenance. The targeting of interactions between cancer cells and their environment together with the traditional tactic of directly...

2013-09-20 08:25:20

New interface now connects Varian software with Siemens' ARTISTE medical linear accelerators ATLANTA, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) and Siemens Healthcare will showcase a variety of solutions that bring together Siemens' world-class diagnostic imaging technologies with Varian's advanced therapeutic systems for treating cancer with image-guided radiotherapy, radiosurgery, and brachytherapy at the 54(th) annual meeting of the American Society for...

2013-09-20 08:25:15

Center to be one of an elite group in the nation and first in Ohio to offer revolutionary technology CLEVELAND, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center is breaking ground today on a $30 million proton therapy center, becoming one of an elite group of cancer centers in the country to offer this revolutionary technology. There are currently only 11 operational proton therapy centers in the nation and the UH Seidman Cancer Center site will be the first...