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2008-06-17 12:00:58

DECATUR, Ill., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Decatur Memorial Hospital became the first medical center in Illinois, and the third in the United States, to treat a cancer patient using RapidArc(TM) radiotherapy technology from Varian Medical Systems .

2008-05-19 09:01:14

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm will become the first in Sweden to offer cancer patients advanced RapidArc(TM) treatments from Varian Medical Systems .

2007-09-12 09:02:53

North American Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq:NASI) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its NOMOS® Radiation Oncology business to privately-held Best Medical International, Inc. in a transaction valued at approximately $3.6 million.

2007-05-16 12:00:43

Doctors at the National Cancer Center (NCC) of Korea are now employing proton beams in their war against cancer using a newly installed $38 million proton therapy system from IBA. The first patient at the $51 million NCC Proton Therapy Center was treated for prostate cancer.

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