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CLEVELAND, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC) in Madison, Wisconsin, will soon become one of the first oncology research centers to acquire a radiotherapy system from ViewRay(TM), Inc., a privately held medical device company.
Medical physicists at Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson's Kimmel Cancer Center have demonstrated a new real-time tumor tracking technique that can help minimize the amount of radiation delivered to surrounding healthy tissue in a patientâ€”up to 50 percent less in some casesâ€”and maximize the dose the tumor receives.
A new type of targeted radiation therapy, stereotactic radiation therapy, is just as good as surgery for patients 75 and older with early-stage lung cancer, according to this study.
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HONG KONG and PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong, China, has become the first treatment center in Asia to commence treating cancer patients using the UNIQUE(TM) medical linear accelerator from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR).
A new study shows that a new type of targeted radiation therapy called stereotactic radiation therapy is just as good as surgery for patients aged 75 and older with early-stage lung cancer.
CLEVELAND, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St.
HYDERABAD, India, July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A 65-year-old man with inoperable lung cancer has become the first lung cancer patient in India to receive stereotactic radiosurgery, a promising new approach for treating this disease.
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