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2008-10-29 18:00:25

TomoTherapy Incorporated (NASDAQ: TOMO) announced today that Technical University of Munich, Germany, recently welcomed 175 radiation oncology experts from 16 countries to the 'International Conference on the Clinical Use of TomoTherapy'. The two-day event featured 35 technical talks from doctors and physicists. Presentations covered the multiple cancer types clinicians are treating with CT-guided, helical TomoTherapy(SM) and treatment protocols that show promise in gaining improved outcomes...

2008-09-22 18:00:34

TomoTherapy Incorporated (NASDAQ: TOMO) announced today that it is developing the world's first mobile radiation therapy solution. The company plans to house its revolutionary Hi-Art(R) treatment system in trailers that would be available for use by TomoTherapy customers during new construction, in advance of system installation, to alleviate temporary backlogs, or as a permanent placement for centers that are unable to expand their facility. The announcement was made today at the 50th annual...

2008-08-26 18:00:49

TomoTherapy Incorporated (NASDAQ: TOMO) today announced that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its TomoDirect(TM) radiation therapy technology. TomoDirect is an innovative new discrete-angle, sliding-beam delivery mode for the Hi-Art(R) treatment system. With this capability, clinicians gain an efficient complement to helical TomoTherapy(SM), one that enables fast treatment planning and delivery, while broadening the spectrum of patients that can be optimally treated with the...

2008-08-07 18:01:53

TomoTherapy Incorporated (NASDAQ: TOMO) today announced that it will introduce the TomoDirect(TM) discrete-angle delivery mode(1) for the TomoTherapy(R) Hi-Art(R) treatment system at two upcoming radiation oncology conferences. This innovative new technology allows Hi-Art system users to quickly plan and deliver advanced TomoTherapy(SM) radiation treatments with a series of linear beam paths, rather than the existing helical path. With TomoDirect, clinicians can choose several discrete angles...

2008-07-17 18:00:50

TomoTherapy Incorporated (NASDAQ: TOMO) recently commemorated the fifth anniversary of the first patient treatment on a clinical TomoTherapy(R) Hi-Art(R) system, which occurred July 1, 2003, at Thompson Cancer Survival Center in Knoxville, Tenn. The commemoration began in mid-June with the annual North America Hi-Art System Users Meeting and Symposium on Helical TomoTherapy(SM). It ended on July 12, 2008, with Radiate Hope, a fundraising event and celebration of cancer survivorship...

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  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.