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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...

2014-07-10 23:12:03

MedActive Oral Pharmaceuticals to Sponsor American Cancer Society's 'Fight Cancer from the Fairways' Golf Tournament Odessa, FL (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 MedActive Oral Pharmaceuticals, LLC is proud to announce its sponsorship of the upcoming 'Fight Cancer from the Fairways' golf tournament, staged by the American Cancer Society at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Maryland on September 22, 2014. MedActive recently committed to join with the American Cancer Society...

2014-07-09 23:08:02

Renowned Experts Gather to Review Brain Tumor Cases, Give Inside Look into Tumor Board Experience Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 With more than 120 types of brain tumors, there is no one-size-fits all approach to treatment. That is why in some instances, physicians engage the expertise of colleagues across specialties for discussion of a particular case. This multidisciplinary group is called a “tumor board” and is where these physicians can discuss each case to define the optimal...

2014-07-08 16:25:54

Live demonstrations of Sagittilt Prone Breast Solution, SBRT Solution and High-Precision Hybrid Open Face Mask to be held during event JERICHO, N.Y., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orfit Industries America, North American subsidiary of Orfit Industries, today announced it will showcase the Sagittilt Prone Breast Solution, SBRT Solution and High Precision Hybrid Open Face Mask at the American Association of Physicists (AAPM) Conference in Austin, Texas, July 20-24 (Booth 932). Orfit...

2014-07-08 08:32:31

("Leading Edge" Gamma Knife Treatment, led by Christopher Duma, M.D., FACS and his team of researchers, offers hope to patients with Glioblastoma Multiforme) NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A study on the effects of an aggressive and strategic treatment called "Leading Edge" radiosurgery offers hope to patients diagnosed with life-threatening brain cancer. The study identifies the pathways of invasion of malignant glioma cells and provides a map in which a...

2014-07-08 08:32:06

New Jersey CyberKnife physicians part of nationwide group analyzing value of RSSearch Registry TOMS RIVER, N.J., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians at New Jersey CyberKnife, a service of Community Medical Center, are part of a group of cancer specialists around the U.S. that have analyzed patient data collected through the RSSearch Registry. The group has confirmed cancer centers participating in the registry are following established guidelines for stereotactic body radiation...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.