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2014-03-11 08:30:05

Meridian Health will install seven Truebeam machines across five sites that offer radiotherapy and radiosurgery treatment for cancer NEPTUNE, N.J., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Health of New Jersey is initiating a program to deploy TrueBeam(TM) technology from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) across its network of cancer treatment clinics. Meridian's plan is to install seven TrueBeam machines at its five sites, together with Varian's ARIA® data management and...

2014-03-05 08:29:16

Lung, Prostate, and Brain Cancer Patients Receive Edge Radiosurgery at Champalimaud Center for the Unknown LISBON, Portugal, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors at the Champalimaud Center for the Unknown here have performed the world's first cancer treatments using the new advanced Edge(TM) radiosurgery system from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). This fast, precise and non-invasive alternative to conventional surgery was used to treat several patients with lung, prostate and...

2014-02-27 18:19:38

Research results published in the Clinical Neurology and Neuroscience journal Research by Beaumont Health System radiation oncologists and neurosurgeons found that symptoms of trigeminal neuralgia, or TN, a nerve disorder causing severe facial pain, were reduced in those treated with Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery. The results were published in the February issue of the journal Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery. TN is a disorder of the trigeminal nerve, which is responsible for...

2014-02-20 08:32:56

DUBLIN, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w9kq9v/2014_turkey ) has announced the addition of the "2014 Turkey Procedure Volumes Database" directory to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This in-depth database includes current and forecast (2012-2017) surgical procedure volumes across 12 major medical segments in Turkey. Important Updates on Data: -- New Base Year -- New...

2014-02-14 12:24:18

DUBLIN, February 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9pskcb/2013_australia) have announced the addition of the "Australia Procedure Volumes Database" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9pskcb/2013_australia ] directory to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This in-depth procedure volumes database quantifies current and forecast (2010-2017) procedure volumes...

2014-02-04 12:28:36

Northern Nevada's only CyberKnife center draws patients from across the West Coast RENO, Nev., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reno CyberKnife recently reached an important milestone, treating its 1,000th patient since opening in 2008 in partnership with Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. In nearly six years of operations, northern Nevada's only CyberKnife(®) center has attracted patients from as far as Alaska seeking nonsurgical cancer treatment. (Photo:...

2014-01-20 23:25:33

ANS adds newest team member, Dr. Yaron Moshel, known for his specialized training in skull base surgery and his approach to removing complex brain tumors in eloquent brain regions. Moristown,NJ (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Yaron A. Moshel, MD, PhD, recently joined Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS). Dr. Moshel is known in the medical community for his approach to removing brain tumors and uses technology including computer-guided navigation, awake functional brain mapping, endoscopy,...

2013-12-26 08:23:23

Evangelische Kliniken Gelsenkirchen anticipates performance improvements across a wide range of cancers throughout the body GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany, Dec. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 28, clinicians at Evangelische Kliniken Gelsenkirchen (Gelsenkirchen, Germany) launched a new era of radiation therapy speed and accuracy with their first Versa HD(TM) case, a 72-year-old female patient with advanced (metastatic) cancer. Because the patient had received her first few fractions on...

2013-12-09 12:26:38

DETROIT, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgeons at Henry Ford Hospital have performed the first two minimally invasive laser brain surgeries in Michigan - one for epilepsy and one to treat a brain tumor. And in both cases the patients went home the day after the procedure. "These types of surgeries can be as effective as conventional brain surgery for select patients and certain tumors, with much less risk and side effects to the patient," says Steven Kalkanis, M.D., a neurosurgeon...

2013-12-03 23:26:13

RSSearch™ Patient Registry study highlights include demographics, SRS/SBRT treatment patterns and brain and liver metastases outcomes. (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 The Radiosurgery Society® (the RSS), a non-profit organization of medical professionals dedicated to advancing the science and clinical practice of stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) and radiosurgery (SRS), announced that the first report from the RSSearch™ Patient Registry, a multi-institutional, observational...