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2014-09-18 23:05:34

Research conducted by a team of neurosurgeons and radiation oncologists from Allegheny Health Network, and presented this week at the American Society for Radiation Oncology annual meeting, has documented improved survival in patients with cancerous brain tumors who undergo both surgical removal of the tumors along with stereotactic radiosurgery. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Research conducted by a team of neurosurgeons and radiation oncologists from Allegheny Health Network...

2014-09-18 08:29:59

Additional Data Demonstrate Accuray TomoTherapy and CyberKnife® Systems Provide Precise Dose Delivery and Tumor Management SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY) announced today that studies presented at the 56th Annual American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Meeting in San Francisco, September 14 - 17, 2014 continue to reinforce broad-based healthcare professional support of the clinical and quality of life benefits the CyberKnife® and...

2014-09-17 16:27:45

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A long-term retrospective study of breast cancer patients receiving accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) via interstitial brachytherapy suggests that women younger than 50 and those with positive lymph nodes could be suitable to receive the treatment. Current American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) guidelines place these patients in the "unsuitable" category for APBI. In presenting an abstract at the 2014 ASTRO meeting,...

2014-09-15 08:29:11

Infor's Cloverleaf Integration Engine to enhance the security, interoperability, and performance of Varian's oncology software solutions NEW YORK and PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), the world's leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer, and Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 73,000 customers, today announced a strategic alliance to add new data management capabilities...

2014-09-12 12:25:48

ProBeam version 2.5 successfully installed to enhance workflow at the San Diego site; technology is on display at the ASTRO meeting in San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ASTRO Booth #618 -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced that the company completed commissioning of five treatment rooms at the Scripps Proton Therapy Center earlier this year, and has upgraded the ProBeam(®) system software. The upgrade to ProBeam 2.5 will enhance workflow...

2014-09-11 08:28:54

Solution debuts at 2014 ASTRO Annual Meeting SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 56(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), September 14-17, Elekta (booth #1308) will showcase its Elekta Knowledge Management software. This solution is a cloud-based, clinical and business intelligence software platform that allows health care providers to gain unprecedented and actionable insight from clinical, operational, financial and research...

2014-09-11 08:28:21

Varian's Eclipse(TM) treatment planning software can now be used to plan mARC treatments at sites using Siemens medical linear accelerators SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) and Siemens Healthcare will showcase a variety of solutions that bring together Siemens' leading diagnostic imaging technologies with Varian's advanced therapeutic systems for treating cancer with image-guided radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy, and brachytherapy at...

2014-09-10 16:26:43

More Than 275 Procedures Performed at Top Medical Centers Across the U.S. PLYMOUTH, Minn., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Monteris Medical announced today that its NeuroBlate(®) System, a minimally invasive robotic laser thermotherapy tool, has now been used by leading surgeons across the U.S. in more than 275 procedures. The NeuroBlate System employs a pulsed surgical laser to deliver targeted energy to abnormal brain tissue caused by tumors and lesions. The NeuroBlate System...

2014-09-10 12:27:54

ViewRay's MRIdian System Directly Tracks Tumor Motion Continuously During Treatment CLEVELAND, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The MRIdian(TM) (me-rid-i-an) system from ViewRay(TM), a privately held medical device company, is now being used to treat patients at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center in Madison, Wisconsin, the second clinical group in the world to treat patients with MRI-guided radiation therapy. With yesterday's treatment, the center also became the first...

2014-09-10 08:31:47

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 56(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), September 14-16 in San Francisco, Elekta (booth #1308) will highlight solutions that support the connections health care providers make to their practices, their patients and the world. Elekta's theme at ASTRO 2014 is: Connected Care. Because the future is collaborative. As software continues to play a critical role in cancer care, Elekta will highlight...


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