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2014-08-11 08:29:26

TrueBeam STx expands radiation oncology services, offers patients shorter treatment time CHARLESTON, S.C., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New technology installed at the Medical University of South Carolina Hollings Cancer Center offers patients a nonsurgical, specialized form of treatment that can be completed in five or fewer outpatient sessions, each lasting 20 minutes or less. The first patient will be treated on Aug. 13. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140808/134796 An...

2014-07-23 23:21:03

The RSSearch™ Patient Registry, a patient registry dedicated to stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) has enrolled over 14,000 patients with benign and malignant lesions treated with SRS/SBRT and has expanded to include Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital located in Perth, Australia and the European CyberKnife Center of Munich, Germany. Campbell, California (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Radiosurgery® Society (RSS) announced today that Sir Charles Gairdner...

2014-07-21 12:25:06

With just under 60% of the amount spent in the U.S., European health authorities bought close to 500,000 more biopsy needles for breast cancer treatment and prevention. VANCOUVER, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - According to breast cancer biopsy market data released by iData Research (www.idataresearch.com), the European health authorities brought almost 500,000 more biopsy needles in 2013. Notably, the U.S. market focuses more on expensive minimally invasive technologies. European...

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...

2014-07-16 08:28:11

Exhibit will also showcase tools that facilitate knowledge sharing, as well as recent enhancements to the TrueBeam(TM) system for image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery AUSTIN, Texas, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) will showcase tools designed to augment essential quality assurance processes in radiation oncology at the 2014 annual meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM). During the meeting, taking place here from July 20-24,...

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...

2014-07-08 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...


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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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