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2008-12-29 12:24:00

Latest bid to force TomoTherapy to consider strategic alternatives MADISON, Wis., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Avalon Portfolio, LLC, the investment arm of Avalon Capital Group, announced that on December 23, 2008 it nominated four new directors to serve on the board of TomoTherapy Inc. (Nasdaq: TOMO). This step is the latest move by the investment firm to generate greater value for the company's shareholders in the wake of the precipitous fall in TomoTherapy's stock price since 2007. The company...

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...

2008-10-20 21:00:14

Cancer survivors joined Central DuPage Hospital, Radiation Oncology Consultants and ProCure Treatment Centers to break ground on construction of the new Proton Therapy Center of Central DuPage Hospital, a ProCure Center. When it opens in early 2011, the center will be one of only a handful of centers in the nation to offer proton therapy, an advanced form of radiation treatment for cancer. "This is an important milestone for cancer treatment in the state of Illinois," said William Hartsell,...

2008-10-15 18:00:24

TomoTherapy Incorporated (NASDAQ: TOMO) announced today that Grupo IMO of Madrid, Spain, recently hosted a symposium on the clinical use of the Hi-Art(R) treatment system for stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT). Symposium speakers highlighted the Hi-Art system's inherent suitability for stereotactic procedures with respect to dose conformality and homogeneity; presented clinical work on a variety of intra- and extracranial cases; and discussed future...

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...

2008-09-18 18:00:50

Compact Particle Acceleration Corporation (CPAC) today announced that it introduced its state-of-the-art compact proton therapy program, featuring a dielectric-wall accelerator (DWA), during the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO) annual meeting that concluded today in Gothenburg, Sweden. The proton system is currently being co-developed by CPAC and TomoTherapy Incorporated (NASDAQ: TOMO), maker of the Hi-Art(R) treatment system for advanced radiation therapy, and...

2008-09-18 18:00:50

More than 300 members of Europe's radiation oncology community attended a TomoTherapy(SM)-focused symposium on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008 in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Advanced Clinical Solutions Symposium was hosted by TomoTherapy Incorporated (NASDAQ: TOMO), maker of the Hi-Art(R) treatment system, and held during the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO) annual meeting. Four eminent clinical experts, including ESTRO president Prof. Vincent Gregoire, discussed the...

2008-09-18 00:00:30

Thousands of cancer patients in need of proton therapy--a form of radiation therapy without many of the short- and long-term side effects-- can look forward to having a treatment center available in Illinois with the 4-0 approval today by the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board (IHFPB) of the Proton Therapy Center of Central DuPage Hospital. Construction on the 58,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art proton therapy treatment center in Warrenville's Cantera development will begin...

2008-09-15 09:00:58

Varian Medical Systems, a manufacturer of medical devices and software, has announced that the Ghent University Hospital in Belgium is acquiring the company's RapidArc technology for fast and efficient modulated arc therapy treatments for cancer patients. According to Varian Medical Systems, RapidArc delivers a volumetric intensity-modulated radiation therapy treatment in a single or multiple arcs of the treatment machine around the patient and makes it possible to deliver advanced...

2008-09-11 18:00:36

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (the "Company" or "Pharmacyclics") announced today that Christine A. White, M.D., Richard M. Levy Ph.D., Mr. Miles R. Gilburne and Richard A. Miller, M.D. have resigned as members of the Board of Directors of the Company, effective immediately. The remaining members of the Board of Directors, consisting of Mr. Robert W. Duggan and Mr. James L. Knighton, appointed Minesh Mehta, M.D. and Glenn C. Rice, Ph.D. to the...


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