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2014-07-22 08:32:26

Pioneer in uniting imaging technology with radiotherapy to explore potential of MRI to refine tumor targeting MANCHESTER, England, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta (NSE:EKTAb) and Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG, AEX:PHIA) announced today that The Christie NHS Foundation Trust (Manchester, UK), a specialist cancer center, will join a consortium whose mission is to develop the clinical value of an integrated magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guided radiation therapy system. Such a system...

Real-time adaptive ct scan
2014-07-20 10:24:50

National Science Foundation (NSF) NSF and Intel support the development of domain-specific hardware to address health care needs A "valley of death" is well-known to entrepreneurs -- the lull between government funding for research and industry support for prototypes and products. To confront this problem, in 2013 the National Science Foundation (NSF) created a new program called InTrans to extend the life of the most high-impact NSF-funded research and help great ideas transition from...

2014-07-17 08:29:50

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY) announced today that its CyberKnife(®) and TomoTherapy(®) Systems have received the highest composite overall user satisfaction rating among radiation treatment delivery systems in the U.S., according to the Q2 2014 MD Buyline Market Intelligence Briefing((TM)). The latest ratings show continuously improving customer satisfaction during the past one-and-a-half years as Accuray demonstrated...

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...

2014-07-15 04:20:27

Expansion Represents Further Space Market Commitment BLACKSBURG, Va., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --VPT® Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI), today announces the addition of VPT Rad?, a comprehensive radiation laboratory and test services facility, to serve the radiation and related test needs of aerospace electronics manufacturers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140714/126776 The 5,000 square-foot Chelmsford, Massachusetts facility, formerly known as Si-REL,...

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...

2014-07-11 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 12:30:24

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dilon Technologies, leader in molecular imaging cameras including Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI/BSGI), announced today that it obtained CE Mark approval for its Navigator(®) Gamma Probe system. The CE Mark allows Dilon to begin marketing the device throughout the European Union. Dilon has expanded its distribution into the majority of European countries and has already received the first orders....


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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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