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2008-07-30 12:01:17

Regulatory News: A patient with pancreatic cancer recently became the first person in the United States to receive treatment using Elekta VMAT (Volumetric intensity Modulated Arc Therapy) at Seattle's Swedish Cancer Institute.

2007-08-01 21:03:41

SEATTLE, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) has taken the first major step toward acquiring a powerful, cost-effective proton therapy delivery system designed to aid patients who need highly targeted radiation therapy.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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