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2008-09-09 18:00:33

TomoTherapy Incorporated (NASDAQ: TOMO) announced today that it has partnered with Vision RT to expand imaging options for Hi-Art(R) treatment system users. The companies will jointly introduce AlignRT(R) 3D imaging technology for the Hi-Art platform at the annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) in Boston, Mass., Sept. 21-25, 2008. TomoTherapy will distribute AlignRT(R) for use with both its TomoHelical(TM) and new TomoDirect(TM) delivery modes....

2008-09-04 09:00:49

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Xoft, Inc., developer of the Axxent(R) Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx) System, a proprietary cancer treatment platform that utilizes X-rays to deliver non-radioactive, isotope- free radiation therapy directly to cancer sites, today announced that it will present at the 2008 Citi Investment Research Emerging Medical Technology Conference on Radiation Oncology. Xoft president and CEO, Michael Klein, will present on September 4 at 1:30 pm at the Citi...

2008-08-27 09:01:27

TomoTherapy has received the FDA 510(k) clearance for its TomoDirect radiation therapy technology. TomoDirect is an innovative new discrete-angle, sliding-beam delivery mode for the HiArt treatment system. With this capability, clinicians are said to gain an efficient complement to helical TomoTherapy, one that enables fast treatment planning and delivery, while broadening the spectrum of patients that can be optimally treated with the advanced platform for cancer care. According to the...

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...

2008-08-20 09:01:30

PLAINSBORO, N.J., Aug. 20, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:IART) announced today that Radionics(R) XKnife(R) clinicians presented their latest advances in the treatment of brain and spine tumors on Sunday, July 27th at the 50th annual meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine in Houston, Texas. The Radionics(R) XKnife(R) radiosurgery system is developed, manufactured, and marketed by Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation,...

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...

2008-08-04 09:01:05

Oncure Medical Corp. ("Oncure"), one of the largest operators of radiation oncology centers in the country, has purchased substantially all the assets of ROA Associates, LLP, and entered into a long-term business management agreement with Radiation Oncology Associates, P.C. (ROA) of Ft. Wayne, Ind. The acquisition expands Oncure's fast-growing national network of radiation oncology centers to 36 centers in three states. "We are extremely proud to partner with Radiation Oncology Associates, a...

2008-07-31 18:00:49

TomoTherapy Incorporated (NASDAQ: TOMO) announced today that it has extended its reach in Europe with the first TomoTherapy(R) Hi-Art(R) treatment system set to be installed in Scandinavia, at Lund University Hospital in Sweden. Jef Van Dam, general manager of TomoTherapy EMEA, said, "TomoTherapy is extremely pleased to partner with Lund University Hospital. This marks our entry into the Swedish market with a prestigious institution that pioneered the use of many technological advances...

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...

2008-07-10 09:01:29

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Two prostate cancer patients became the first people in New York to receive a faster, more comfortable form of highly accurate radiotherapy in pioneering treatments at Radiation Oncology Associates of New York (a Division of Integrated Medical Professionals, PLLC). Using RapidArc(TM) radiotherapy technology from Varian Medical Systems , doctors at the clinic, which will be changing its name to Advanced Radiation Centers of New York in...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.