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2013-08-07 20:22:42

HACKENSACK, N.J., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- / Continental Who's Who/- Dr. Donald A. McCain M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Medicine as a result of Excellence in his roles as Chief of Surgical Oncology and Vice Chairman of the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center. As a Board Certified Surgical Oncologist, Dr. McCain is a well-qualified surgeon who has obtained additional training...

2013-08-07 08:29:01

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Interventional Spine announced the clearance of 510(k)s for two additional products to its portfolio. Venom RF Cannula and Venom Electrode are designed to provide an effective and minimally invasive treatment for facet joint pain. The launch of the 11g iVAS Balloon System, one of the least invasive vertebral augmentation options available on the market, addresses the surgical trend of shifting toward less invasive treatment...

2013-08-05 08:28:54

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Travis Kidner, a surgical oncologist at the Rox Cancer Center who recently survived a Stage I melanoma, has two words of advice: if you started tanning at a young age, "get checked!" In an first-person Op-Ed published by the Los Angeles Times today (http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-kidner-melanoma-20130805,0,7465491.story or http://goo.gl/rdVIjL), Dr. Travis Kidner, who specializes in Breast and Melanoma...

2013-07-25 04:21:28

LIVERMORE, Calif., July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fibroid Treatment Collaborative, with centers in Chicago, IL and Austin TX, announced today the adoption of the Acessa Procedure as its primary surgical therapy for patients suffering from uterine fibroids. Traditional surgical interventions, such as hysterectomy or myomectomy, involve long recovery periods and other minimally invasive solutions may only treat symptoms, not the fibroids. "Fibroids are highly-symptomatic; causing...

2013-07-23 08:30:47

Ablations to Treat Atrial Fibrillation are Increasing at Almost Twice the Rate of Overall Electrophysiology Ablations, According to Millennium Research Group TORONTO, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, procedure volume expansion, particularly supported by an increase in atrial fibrillation (AF) ablations, will drive strong growth in the electrophysiology (EP) mapping and ablation...

2013-07-22 23:03:42

Transparency Market Research published new "Radiofrequency Ablation Devices Market for Pain Management - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. To browse the report, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/radiofrequency-ablation-devices.html Albany, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, "Radiofrequency Ablation Devices...

2013-07-19 12:24:39

Immunovative Therapies Mirror EffectTM is a unique cancer treatment based on immune system manipulation. Immunovative Therapies says that this treatment creates the tumor-killing effect of bone marrow transplant without the toxic side effects. Immunovative Therapies, using this method, may create a whole new industry of medicine. NEW YORK, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Har-Noy, founder and CEO of Immunovative Therapies Ltd, a biotech company in Israel, describes a...

2013-07-11 08:28:51

HEAT Study Will Be One of Four Oral Presentations at the Plenary Session LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLSN) announced today that Ronnie T.P. Poon, MD, MS, PhD, FRCS(Edin), FACS, Professor of Surgery at the University of Hong Kong and Lead Asia Pacific Principal Investigator for Celsion's Phase III HEAT Study of ThermoDox® in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) will present the clinical trial results at the International Liver Cancer...

2013-07-11 04:20:37

LIVERMORE, Calif., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Forest Park Medical Center Frisco, part of the Dallas-based physician-owned hospital system dedicated to providing unsurpassed surgical care, along with Halt Medical, announced that it is the first center in Texas to offer patients the Acessa(TM) Procedure, which destroys uterine fibroids in an outpatient same day surgery. "Our first patient was delighted with the speed of symptom resolution and return to normal activity," said Dr....

2013-07-10 04:20:41

LONDON, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A decade ago, there was little interest in interventional cancer therapies. Five years ago, newly diagnosed cases of different types of cancer stood at about 12.7 million with 7.6 million related deaths registered. According to the WHO GLOBOCAN database, the top three diagnosed cancer forms in 2008 included lung - 1.61 million, breast - 1.38 million, and colorectal - 1.23 million, while the most common types of cancer with leading death rate were...