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2014-02-04 12:28:36

Northern Nevada's only CyberKnife center draws patients from across the West Coast RENO, Nev., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reno CyberKnife recently reached an important milestone, treating its 1,000th patient since opening in 2008 in partnership with Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. In nearly six years of operations, northern Nevada's only CyberKnife(®) center has attracted patients from as far as Alaska seeking nonsurgical cancer treatment. (Photo:...

2014-02-04 11:57:02

Largest-ever study of 20-year survival among pediatric low-grade glioma patients highlights radiation's association with higher mortality The first comprehensive, large-scale cohort study of the long-term survival of children treated for low-grade gliomas, the most common pediatric brain tumor, finds that almost 90 percent are alive 20 years later and that few die from the tumor as adults. However, children who received radiation as part of their treatment had significantly lower long-term...

2014-02-03 12:29:37

Co-inventors of ATM technology joining company as General Manager of the ATM Program, Scientific Advisory Panel member, respectively SYDNEY, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novogen Limited (ASX: NRT; NASDAQ: NVGN), an oncology drug development company, today announced the appointments of Justine Stehn, PhD and Professor Peter Gunning, PhD to roles within the Company. Dr. Stehn and Professor Gunning are the co-inventors of the anti-tropomyosin (ATM) drug technology platform that Novogen...

2014-02-03 12:29:02

MIAMI, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunday afternoon, April 6(th) 2014, "Rockin' For The Cure" is hosting a Walk-a-thon ("Walkin' For The Cure") at Tropical Park in Miami, Florida to help raise money for the new Cancer Research and Treatment Center being built by the Baptist Health Foundation in South Florida. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140203/CL57227) On Wednesday, January 29, 2014, the Baptist Health Foundation announced plans to build the new $400 million...

2014-01-30 20:23:09

DUBLIN, January 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l7h4gx/radiation_therapy) has announced the addition of the "Radiation Therapy Equipment - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l7h4gx/radiation_therapy ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Radiation Therapy Equipment...

2014-01-30 16:26:40

GLENWOOD, Ill., Jan. 30, 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, will release financial results for the fiscal first quarter 2014 after the market close on Monday, February 3, 2014. The Company will host a conference call for investors on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time (10 a.m....

2014-01-30 08:31:31

Multiple Studies of Decipher Prostate Cancer Classifier Presented at 2014 ASCO Genitourinary Symposium SAN DIEGO, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomeDx Biosciences today announced new data demonstrating that its Decipher® Prostate Cancer Classifier, a genomic test capable of predicting the probability of developing metastatic prostate cancer, outperformed existing clinical risk factors for predicting biochemical failure and distant metastasis following radiation therapy. In addition,...

2014-01-29 13:16:56

A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published today in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology and Physics shows that patients taking crizotinib for ALK+ non-small cell lung cancer may safely and durably use up to three courses of targeted radiation therapy to eradicate pockets of drug-resistant disease. Eliminating these pockets of resistant disease allows patients to continue treating the overall condition with crizotinib, leading to improved 2-year survival rates...

2014-01-28 23:29:51

North Broward Radiologists, a Florida-based radiology group, now offers lung cancer screenings for patients in high-risk populations. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 New legislation under the Affordable Health Care Act guarantees full insurance coverage of annual lung cancer screenings for high-risk patients. North Broward Radiologists (NBR) is excited to announce current availability for high quality, effective lung cancer screening for these patients. Patients included...

Photographing Radiation Beams In The Human Body Through The Cherenkov Effect
2014-01-24 15:40:56

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center A scientific breakthrough may give the field of radiation oncology new tools to increase the precision and safety of radiation treatment in cancer patients by helping doctors “see” the powerful beams of a linear accelerator as they enter or exit the body. We don't have X-ray vision. When we have an X-ray or mammogram, we cannot detect the radiation beam that passes through our bone or soft tissue, neither can our doctor. But what if we...


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