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2012-12-12 08:28:04

CURITIBA, Brazil, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 500(th) Leksell Gamma Knife® system manufactured since 1986 was recently installed at Instituto de Neurologia de Curitiba (INC, Curitiba, Brazil). INC - which acquired Elekta's latest generation Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion(TM) - began clinical treatments on October 1, 2012, delivering radiosurgery to a patient with a skull base meningioma. Installed in 48 countries, over 300 Gamma Knife systems are currently in clinical use, with...

2012-12-06 20:22:05

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), the premier radiation oncology company, announced today that its management is scheduled to present at the Oppenheimer Healthcare Conference in New York on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 11:10 a.m. EST/8:10 a.m. PST. A live webcast of the presentations will be available online from the Investor Relations page of the Company's website at http://www.accuray.com/investors. The webcast replay of the...

2012-11-29 20:22:19

KOLKATA, India, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has received regulatory clearance from the Indian Atomic Energy Regulatory Board for the use of its unique TrueBeam(TM) High Intensity Mode for advanced radiosurgical treatments. The company's market-leading range of radiotherapy and radiosurgery equipment and software, including the TrueBeam medical linear accelerator, are on display in Kolkata this week at AROICON 2012, the country's primary radiation oncology...

2012-11-29 08:29:24

NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, UK, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer patients in the north-east of England will be able to receive modern radiosurgery treatments without having to travel for up to two hours for treatments. The Northern Centre for Cancer Care (NCCC) at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle-upon-Tyne is acquiring two TrueBeam(TM) STx medical linear accelerators from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) to begin offering advanced stereotactic radiosurgery treatments for the first time. The...

2012-11-20 12:29:25

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), the premier radiation oncology company, announced today that its management is scheduled to present at the Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference in New York on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. EST/5:30 a.m. PST. A live webcast of the presentations will be available online from the Investor Relations page of the Company's website at http://www.accuray.com/investors. The webcast replay of the...

2012-11-20 08:27:08

TOKYO, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR), the leading manufacturer of medical devices for treating cancer, will exhibit the company's advanced technologies for image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery at the 25(th) Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (JASTRO) here later this week. During the meeting, Varian will also sponsor a luncheon seminar on the latest developments in stereotactic radiosurgery and...

2012-11-09 08:28:50

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), the premier radiation oncology company, announced today that its management is scheduled to present at the Lazard Capital Markets Healthcare Conference in New York on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. EST/12:30 p.m. PST. A live webcast of the presentations will be available online from the Investor Relations page of the Company's website at http://www.accuray.com/investors. The webcast...

2012-11-01 07:32:11

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), the premier radiation oncology company, today announced that the company received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its new CyberKnife(®) M6((TM)) Series. The CyberKnife M6 Series features expanded clinical capabilities, reduced treatment times and an enhanced patient experience. The new CyberKnife M6 FIM and FM Systems, featuring the InCise(TM) Multileaf Collimator...

2012-10-31 11:26:15

BOSTON, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) highlighted the company's technologies for the non-invasive treatment of lung cancer at the 54(th) annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) in Boston this week. Many of Varian's cancer treatment systems can be utilized for attacking lung tumors--which often move during treatment--very precisely, with carefully-shaped, high dose X-ray beams. "Our latest treatment systems have integrated...

2012-10-31 07:27:36

CLEVELAND, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A first-of-its-kind clinical trial conducted at University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center Seidman Cancer Center has shown encouraging results for the use of stereotactic radiosurgery to treat kidney cancer. This non-invasive treatment technique may represent a potential new non-surgical option for patients with this deadly disease who have limited treatment options. Rod Ellis, MD, lead author of the study along with Lee Ponsky, MD, who is the...