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2014-09-10 08:31:47

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 56(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), September 14-16 in San Francisco, Elekta (booth #1308) will highlight solutions that support the connections health care providers make to their practices, their patients and the world. Elekta's theme at ASTRO 2014 is: Connected Care. Because the future is collaborative. As software continues to play a critical role in cancer care, Elekta will highlight...

2014-09-09 12:29:44

World's First On-Table Adaptive Radiation Therapy Clinical Program Commenced at Siteman Cancer Center CLEVELAND, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViewRay(TM) Incorporated, a privately held medical device company, announced today that the world's first on-table adaptive radiation treatment program using the MRIdian(TM) (me-rid-i-an) system began at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The MRIdian system provides a...

2014-09-09 08:32:40

Preventive screening initiative assesses risk and lung health of current and former smokers TOMS RIVER, N.J., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jersey CyberKnife at the J. Phillip Citta Regional Cancer Center joins efforts to raise awareness for hospital partner Community Medical Center's lung cancer screening program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/144201 Free lung cancer screening assessments for high-risk individuals will be offered at a special event on Wednesday,...

2014-09-09 08:31:44

Varian will also showcase the company's full range of radiotherapy and radiosurgery solutions, including tools for real-time imaging, tumor tracking, and motion management SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ASTRO Booth #807 -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) will showcase technologies developed to support knowledge sharing among oncology professionals at the meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) here next week. The Varian exhibit will highlight software...

2014-09-09 08:31:42

New tool designed to empower users of the ARIA® oncology information system for radiation oncology to analyze data and use metrics to help make more informed decisions SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ASTRO Booth #807 -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR), a world leader in cancer treatment technology and informatics software for managing comprehensive cancer clinics, will introduce InSightive(TM) Analytics, a new interactive dashboard and data visualization tool for...

2014-09-04 23:08:00

Long-term results show good local control, low toxicity with strut-based brachytherapy Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Cianna Medical, Inc., a women’s health company, today announced the release of long-term data supporting the efficacy and safety of breast brachytherapy with the SAVI® applicator. Researchers reported five-year results for the first 100 patients treated with strut-based brachytherapy, including favorably low rates of local recurrence and toxicities, as...

2014-09-04 12:27:18

LONDON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: External Beam Radiation Therapy Devices Market Assessment Report - Global Size, Share, Competitive Landscape, Future Prospects and Forecast from 2013-2017https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2029288/External-Beam-Radiation-Therapy-Devices-Market-Assessment-Report---Global-Size-Share-Competitive-Landscape-Future-Prospects-and-Forecast-from-2013-2017.html The report provides a holistic...

2014-09-04 08:30:38

New additions to PowerLook AMP provide radiologists a consistent, standardized way to evaluate performance of breast imaging systems in real time NASHUA, N.H., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iCAD, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICAD), an industry-leading provider of advanced image analysis, workflow solutions and radiation therapy for the early identification and treatment of cancer, today announced that, in addition to Volpara(®)Density((TM)) volumetric breast density assessment software,...

2014-09-04 08:30:13

Designation of High Unmet Medical Need allows for accelerated review of regulatory submissions in Japan, the second largest medical device market in the world ST. HELIER, Jersey, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novocure, a commercial stage oncology company, announced today that the Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHLW) has granted High Unmet Medical Need designation to the NovoTTF-100A System. This designation requires the Japanese Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Agency...

2014-08-31 23:02:00

Doctors at Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) have added a new and innovative form of therapy to their treatment arsenal in the battle against glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). Affecting nearly 10,000 Americans annually, GBM is the one of the most aggressive and difficult-to-control forms of primary brain tumors in the United States. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Describing the NovoTTFTM system as a “cell division taser device,” Dr. Yaron Moshel explains that the NovoTTF...


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