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2014-07-17 08:29:16

Seven presentations at the 2014 American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) meeting to focus on early adopters' work with Varian's Edge radiosurgery system AUSTIN, Texas, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical researchers have confirmed that the Edge(TM) radiosurgery system from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) can deliver dose to a targeted tumor with sub-millimeter isocenter accuracy. The researchers, from the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown in Lisbon, Portugal and...

2014-07-16 12:28:04

CORALVILLE, Iowa, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CIVCO Medical Solutions, the leading provider of radiation oncology motion management solutions, will demonstrate the Protura(TM )Robotic Patient Positioning System's seamless interface with Varian's Clinac® iX and Trilogy® medical linear accelerators via the Varian Motion Management Interface the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Annual Meeting in Austin, TX, July 20-23, booth #607. CIVCO's Protura Robotic Patient...

2014-07-16 08:29:02

Monaco 5 joins latest version of MOSAIQ in spotlight at 2014 American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Annual Meeting AUSTIN, Texas, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AAPM Booth #231 -- Monaco® 5 is scheduled to make its AAPM debut at the organization's 56(th) Annual Meeting and Exhibition, July 20-24 in Austin, Texas. The latest version of this advanced treatment planning system consolidates the best of Elekta's treatment planning solutions into a single system and features...

2014-07-16 08:28:11

Exhibit will also showcase tools that facilitate knowledge sharing, as well as recent enhancements to the TrueBeam(TM) system for image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery AUSTIN, Texas, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) will showcase tools designed to augment essential quality assurance processes in radiation oncology at the 2014 annual meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM). During the meeting, taking place here from July 20-24,...

2014-07-15 14:06:51

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Wide variations seen in up-front therapy versus active surveillance New research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is shedding light on the important role a diagnosing urologist plays in whether older men with low-risk prostate cancer receive treatment for their disease, and if so, the type of treatment they receive as a result. The findings, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, sought to examine why active...

2014-07-15 08:28:10

Physicians at 15 leading brain cancer centers in 8 countries certified to provide NovoTTF Therapy to recurrent glioblastoma patients on prescription order LUCERNE, Switzerland, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novocure, a commercial stage oncology company, announced today that 18 prominent neurosurgeons and neuro-oncologists at medical centers in Europe and Israel are trained and certified to prescribe NovoTTF Therapy. These physicians will now be able to treat recurrent glioblastoma...

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2014-07-15 05:11:36

Asociación RUVID Researcher at the Neurosciences Institute, Joint Center of the University Miguel Hernández (UMH) in Elche and the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), Berta López Sánchez-Laorden co-authored a study that concluded that sunscreens do not protect totally against the development of skin cancer. The research was recently published in Nature. The study demonstrates that sunscreen, even with a sun protection factor (SPF) 50, may not fully protect against the...

2014-07-14 23:04:03

Jordan Valley Medical Center partners with Elekta to bring the first ever Versa HD™ radiotherapy system for cancer treatment to Utah. West Jordan, UT (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Jordan Valley Medical Center is expanding the hospital with the inclusion of a new comprehensive cancer center set to open by the fall of 2015. Jordan Valley Medical Center will be the only hospital west of I-15 in the Salt Lake Valley providing both inpatient and outpatient cancer services Additionally, Jordan Valley...

2014-07-14 12:27:28

HYDERABAD, India, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinicians at a leading cancer center in India have become the first in the country to commence advanced lung, liver and brain radiotherapy treatments using an upgraded Clinac® medical linear accelerator from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). The accelerator has been enhanced with High Intensity Mode dose delivery capability, which is allowing doctors at Yashoda Cancer Institute to shorten treatment times and deliver stereotactic body...

2014-07-11 04:21:19

Revolutionary advances in radiotherapy and radiosurgery discussed at the Oncology Summit organised by Varian Medical Systems MUMBAI, India, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Major advances in radiation therapy and radiosurgery for the treatment of cancer are being highlighted in a three-day Oncology Summit taking place in Mumbai from 10-12 July, 2014. Renowned national and international cancer experts from seven countries are meeting to share best practices and exchange knowledge on...


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