Latest radiation treatment Stories

2009-01-28 16:38:00

Radiation Oncology Community Gathers with House Cancer Caucus on Capitol Hill to Raise Awareness of Benefits of Targeted Radiation to Treat, Cure Cancer WASHINGTON, Jan.

2008-09-22 09:00:58

A study co-authored by Arizona Oncology Services (AOS) reports "outstanding" early experiences with the SAVI(TM) applicator -- particularly for minimal side effects and the device's potential to increase the number of women eligible for shorter breast cancer radiation treatment.

2008-09-21 18:00:24

Calypso(R) Medical Technologies, Inc. today announced the launch of the Adaptive Workflow Efficiency release, developed to provide connectivity between the Calypso(R) 4D Localization System(TM) and Varian Medical Systems' 4D integrated treatment console (4DITC).

2008-08-29 09:01:03

Regulatory News: CMS, Inc., an Elekta (STO:EKTAB) Company and worldwide leader in radiation treatment planning and workflow management solutions, announced that three sites have delivered clinical treatments utilizing Monaco(TM), its next-generation Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) treatment planning system.

2008-08-11 09:01:40

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Xoft, Inc., developer of Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx), a proprietary cancer treatment platform, announced today that the company has closed its Series E preferred stock financing, raising a total of $25 million in additional funding.

2008-06-25 09:02:22

By Plathow, Christian Weber, Wolfgang A Molecular imaging of tumor metabolism has gained considerable interest, since preclinical studies have indicated a close relationship between the activation of various oncogenes and alterations of cellular metabolism.

2008-06-18 09:01:18

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Xoft, Inc., makers of the Axxent(R) Electronic Brachytherapy System, a proprietary technology platform designed to deliver localized, non-radioactive, isotope-free radiation treatment in minimally-shielded clinical settings, announced today that Mark Carol, MD, has joined as Chief Medical Officer.

2006-03-13 10:47:48

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Heart patients whose coronary arteries reclogged after treatment with a bare-metal stent can be treated by simply inserting a newer, drug-eluting stent inside the old stent, new data suggests.

2005-11-22 16:28:20

A new study by researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and colleagues shows that a drug originally used to treat breast cancer may help combat the severe weight loss that can plague patients undergoing radiation treatment for lung and head and neck cancer.

2005-08-15 13:27:32

A new study published in the August issue of Cancer Cell may bring good news for the hundreds of thousands of cancer patients who undergo radiation therapy each year.

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