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2014-03-26 23:01:48

Patients at Henry Ford Hospital now have a new cancer treatment available that offers an alternative cancer surgery, without the incision or hospital stay, treating patients in 15 minutes or less and returning them to their everyday lives. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 DETROIT – Patients at Henry Ford Hospital now have a new cancer treatment available that offers an alternative cancer surgery, without the incision or hospital stay, treating patients in 15 minutes or less and...

2014-03-18 12:31:04

Central Texas CyberKnife center marks nine years of cancer care AUSTIN, Texas, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Austin CyberKnife marks an important milestone in cancer care with the treatment of its 1,000th patient. University Medical Center Brackenridge, launched the CyberKnife program in 2005 and focused primarily on the treatment of brain tumors. Austin CyberKnife has since expanded the clinical applications of CyberKnife to treat other areas of the body, such as the lungs,...

2014-03-13 12:28:27

CRAWLEY, England, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A little over a year after Elekta launched its Versa HD(TM) radiation therapy system, this groundbreaking linear accelerator is routinely being used in the delivery of stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) and radiosurgery (SRS) programs worldwide, often using volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT). The company reports that many Versa HD systems operating clinically are actively engaged in SBRT and/or SRS programs. Elekta designed...

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,...


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