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2011-09-27 07:00:00

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ASTRO Booth #1825 -- Continual visual verification that a tumor is being accurately targeted during a radiotherapy treatment is now possible with recent enhancements to the TrueBeam(TM) system. This capability, called intrafraction motion review (IMR), is among the innovations that Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) will showcase at this year's annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) in Miami Beach next week....

2011-09-26 08:00:00

MIAMI and ATLANTA, Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ASTRO Booth # 825 - At the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 53rd Annual Meeting, October 2-6 in Miami Beach, Fla., Elekta will highlight its broad spectrum of solutions designed to simplify the complex processes involved in radiation therapy, inspiring confidence in healthcare professionals who use Elekta technology. "Radiotherapy techniques are becoming increasingly sophisticated, requiring more time and skill to ensure...

2011-09-23 07:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), the premier radiation oncology company, today announced details of the 2011 International Conference on TomoTherapy (ICT), which took place September 16-17, 2011 hosted by the University of Heidelberg, Germany's oldest University and world famous research center for cancer and microbiology. University of Heidelberg was the first institution in Germany to adopt the TomoTherapy® System for...

2011-08-29 08:00:00

CRAWLEY, England, Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta announced it has received approval to CE Mark its Integrity(TM) R1.1 treatment control system in the European Union. Integrity R1.1 combines a three-tier safety system with continuously variable dose rate (CVDR) and interdigitation capabilities for Elekta's MLCi2(TM) multi-leaf collimator (MLC). Integrity supports a complete range of delivery techniques -- such as Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Volumetric Modulated Arc...

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 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical physicists researching RapidArc® radiotherapy technology from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) have reported that, compared with conventional approaches to radiotherapy, RapidArc treatment plans for lung, abdominal and spinal tumors do a better job of sparing healthy tissues and organs. Presenting at a professional conference of medical physicists last week, a team from Mount Sinai Medical Center in New...

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...

2011-07-28 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems' next release of the ARIA® oncology information system, newly designed for greater ease of use, will be among the highlights of the company's exhibit at the 2011 joint meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) and the Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (COMP) here later this week. Varian will also demonstrate SmartConnect(TM) for TrueBeam, a utility that...

2011-07-26 08:00:00

ATLANTA and VANCOUVER, B.C., Canada, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Encompassing virtually every aspect of modern cancer management, Elekta (booth # 401) will demonstrate not only the depth and breadth of its offerings, but its commitment to maximize safety in radiation therapy delivery at the joint 2011 AAPM/COMP meeting. The conference will convene July 31 - August 4 in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. "Radiation therapy is one of the most effective ways to treat cancer today," says Jay Hoey,...