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2011-08-16 07:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), the premier radiation oncology company, announced today that the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School and a leader in pioneering innovative technology to advance patient care, has treated its 2,000th patient with the CyberKnife(®) Robotic Radiosurgery System. The first center in New England to offer the CyberKnife System, the BIDMC...

2011-08-11 09:00:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The seamless integration of Elekta's MOSAIQ® Oncology Information System (OIS)* and Varian's TrueBeam(TM) radiation therapy system is enabling the introduction of new OIS functionality, such as flattening filter free definition, delivery and alerts and enhanced communication capabilities. Numerous TrueBeam users have connected with MOSAIQ since the interface was introduced in 2010, and increasing numbers of users are expected to make...

2011-08-09 07:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), the premier radiation oncology company, announced today that its management is scheduled to present at the Wedbush Life Sciences: Management Access Conference in New York on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 9:10 a.m. ET/6:10 a.m. PT. A live webcast of the presentation will be available online from the investor relations page of the Company's Web site at http://www.accuray.com. The webcast replay of the...

2011-08-08 07:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RapidArc® radiotherapy from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) can be used to treat patients with blood cancers by quickly and accurately delivering "clinically favorable" total marrow irradiation (TMI), according to a team of noted cancer treatment experts who spoke at the 2011 joint meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) and the Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (COMP) in Vancouver...

2011-07-31 07:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), the premier radiation oncology company, announced today that it will showcase the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System and the TomoTherapy® Radiation Therapy Treatment System in the company's booths (#708, #809) at the 2011 Joint American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)/Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (COMP) Meeting. Accuray will also host a...

2011-07-27 00:01:19

Pioneer Surgical Technology, Inc., a leader in innovative orthopedic, spine, and biologic medical devices, announces Chad Kolean as their new Chief Accounting Officer, effective September 1, 2011. Marquette, MI (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 Pioneer Surgical Technology, Inc., a leader in innovative orthopedic, spine, and biologic medical devices, announces Chad Kolean as their new Chief Accounting Officer, effective September 1, 2011. Chad comes to Pioneer with over twenty years of results-driven...

2011-07-25 07:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), the premier radiation oncology company, announced today installation of the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System at five renowned academic oncology centers in Europe and the United States, including the Penn Medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, PA; The Royal Marsden Hospital in London, England; The Barts Cancer Center at St. Bartholomew's Hospital in London, England;...

2011-07-20 14:24:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), the premier radiation oncology company, will host a symposium examining best practices for quality assurance in radiation oncology at the 2011 Joint American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)/Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (COMP) Meeting. The symposium--"Best Quality Assurance Programs for Today's Radiation Oncology Platforms"--will discuss how systems' engineering principles can be...

2011-07-14 16:11:51

As part of the Target Safely initiative, the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has developed a white paper, the first of a series of such papers, on the safe use of integrating intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) into the radiation oncology clinic. The executive summary of this white paper is published in the July print issue of Practical Radiation Oncology (PRO), ASTRO's clinical practice journal. The full text of the document is available in advance of print online at...


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