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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...

2013-09-17 23:25:39

Nuclear Medicine / Radiopharmaceuticals Market report broken down into segments and sub-segments, providing exhaustive value analysis for the years 2010, 2011, 2012 and forecast to 2017. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/european-nuclear-medicine-radiopharmaceuticals-market-1107.html (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 The “European SPECT/PET Radioisotopes (Technetium, F-18)], Beta/Alpha Radiation Therapy (I131, Y-90)], [Applications (Cancer/Oncology, Cardiac)] & (Deuterium,...

2013-09-17 08:31:11

Siemens's pioneering efforts enable the true integration of molecular imaging into routine diagnostic imaging, offering actionable information for complex disease treatment protocols MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the molecular imaging market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Siemens Healthcare with the 2013 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Company of the Year. Siemens Healthcare has dedicated equal attention and resources to...

2013-09-16 23:18:13

The radioisotope and stable isotope markets have been segmented according to the type of isotope, and applications. Both of these markets are broken down into segments and sub-segments, providing exhaustive value analysis for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, and forecast to 2017 http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/north-american-nuclear-medicine-radiopharmaceuticals-market-1108.html (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 The "North American Nuclear Medicine/Radiopharmaceuticals Market...

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...

2013-09-12 08:32:07

Initial clinical results of Elekta's new flagship linear accelerator emerging globally ATLANTA, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta (booth #942) will exhibit its Versa HD(TM) system at the 55(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), September 22-24 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. In the six months since its introduction, Versa HD has been building momentum worldwide, with clinical users reporting exceptional speed and accuracy. Versa HD...

2013-09-11 08:28:45

New technology enables real-time X-ray monitoring of internal motion during radiotherapy delivery CRAWLEY, England, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrated with Versa HD(TM) linear accelerator, Elekta has introduced new intra-fraction imaging capabilities within its X-ray Volume Imaging (XVI) system. During treatment, XVI now provides the tools to monitor and manage internal motion, supporting the clinician's efforts to increase therapeutic doses delivered to the tumor while...


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Nuclear Fallout
2013-04-01 10:26:30

Nuclear fallout, or just simply fallout, known also as Black Rain, is the residual radioactive material that is propelled into the upper atmosphere after a nuclear black or a nuclear reaction that is conducted in an unshielded facility. It is so called because it "fall out" of the sky after the explosion and the shock wave have passed. It most commonly refers to the radioactive dust and ash that is created when a nuclear weapon explodes, but such dust can also come from a damaged nuclear...

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