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2013-09-19 23:00:52

P-Cure to Enter Clinical Study to Demonstrate Treatment Quality With Fixed Proton Pencil Beam Scanning Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 P-Cure will commence a retrospective clinical study to demonstrate the effectiveness of P-Cure's technology for adaptive proton radiotherapy with fixed pencil-beam scanning (PBS) systems for proton delivery. The aim is to demonstrate effectiveness to replace or augment multi-gantry proton therapy facilities. At ASTRO conference in Atlanta...

2013-09-19 12:29:35

CORALVILLE, Iowa, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CIVCO Medical Solutions, the leading provider of radiation oncology motion management solutions, is pleased to demonstrate integration (510(k) pending) between the Protura(TM) Robotic Patient Positioning System and Varian's Clinac® iX and Trilogy® medical linear accelerators via the Varian Motion Management Interface at the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Sept. 22-24, booth #1826. (Logo:...

2013-09-19 08:29:25

Kettering Medical Center is first in US to treat patient with Elekta's Versa HD radiation therapy system ATLANTA, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - On September 4, Kettering Medical Center (Kettering, Ohio) became the first clinic in North America to use Elekta's Versa HD(TM) system to treat a patient, a 71-year-old woman with medically inoperable lung cancer. The rapid speed of radiosurgery with Versa HD enabled Kettering physicians to reduce the number of treatment sessions for this...

2013-09-19 08:28:24

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing products to treat inflammatory diseases and biodefense medical countermeasures (MCMs) where there remains an unmet medical need, announced today that it has been awarded a contract valued at up to $26.3 million by the US Department of Health and Human Service's Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority...

2013-09-18 12:29:11

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Cancer Network, the online home of the journal Oncology, is highlighting its most popular GU offerings during the month of September. September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and Cancer Network, one of the leading online destinations for oncologists and others who treat cancer, offers peer-reviewed content in the journal Oncology, as well as news and discussion about the latest in clinical findings and...

2013-09-18 08:30:02

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Once again she was told that she had only six months to live. C.W. Reed knew she had to act - fast. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130918/LA81487) The first time was four years ago, when she was diagnosed with stage 4 inflammatory breast cancer. As a practicing naturopath, C.W. was not ready to accept the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation. She agreed to surgery that involved removal of tumors from both breasts....

2013-09-18 00:20:41

SENEFFE, Belgium, September 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG announces its support of the brachytherapy program at Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, in the province of New Brunswick, Canada, which is part of the Horizon Health Network. The Adult Oncology Centre at Saint John Regional Hospital, employing five Radiation Oncologists and two Medical Oncologists, has been designated as a tertiary centre for Radiation Oncology and is at the...

2013-09-17 08:31:15

Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center among the first hospitals in the region to offer the breakthrough treatment CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new treatment for advanced prostate cancer has been shown to minimize pain and extend life for prostate cancer patients with advanced disease that has spread to the bones. The targeted radiation treatment, a radiopharmaceutical drug known as Xofigo, is injected into the body to...

2013-09-13 16:24:51

September 15 game to raise awareness for prostate cancer and remind fans to "Know Your Stats" CHICAGO, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sunday, September 15, Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) will take the field with the Chicago Bears to tackle prostate cancer. The hospital has teamed up with the National Football League (NFL) and the Urology Care Foundation to encourage men to get off the bench and be proactive about their health through the "Know Your...

2013-09-13 08:23:23

Radiotherapy clinic is world's first to track patients and equipment VEVEY, Switzerland, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As a new medical center, Hopital Riviera's daily radiotherapy patient volume started out small, but now - averaging 40 patients per day - patient volume has significantly increased. The introduction of VMAT in many more cases has resulted in a substantial reduction in the time slot - from 15 to 20 minutes down to 10-15 minutes - which has enabled a 50 percent...