Navigation Links
St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital to Add CyberKnife System to Treatment Offerings
Date:7/24/2008

Non-Invasive Treatment Alternative will be Centerpiece to Expansion of

Radiation Oncology Facility

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, today announced that St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital in Houston has purchased a CyberKnife(R) Robotic Radiosurgery System to further expand treatment offerings for its nationally recognized NeuroScience Center program. The CyberKnife System will be installed in a newly constructed facility designed to expand the hospital's radiation oncology facility.

St. Luke's has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation's top 50 hospitals for a number of specialties, including neurology and neurosurgery. It is the only hospital in Houston, and only one of four hospitals in Texas, to be named a Neuroscience Center of Excellence by NeuStrategy, Inc.

"The addition of the CyberKnife System to our tools will further strengthen our position as a provider of innovative, comprehensive and high quality care," said Youssef G. Comair, M.D., FRCSC at St. Luke's. "When we surveyed our physicians about what new technology was needed to serve our community, they overwhelmingly believed that the CyberKnife System was the best option for our patient population. The CyberKnife System is truly a revolutionary device that will enable us to give patients a non-surgical alternative for treatment of cancer or other conditions affecting the nervous system."

St. Luke's will use the CyberKnife System primarily to treat vascular malformations and intracranial tumors, but it will give the hospital flexibility to treat tumors in the spine, lung, prostate, kidney and pancreas as we
'/>"/>

SOURCE Accuray Incorporated
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. 125 Indevus Sales Representatives to Provide Community Service in New Orleans for Jericho Road Episcopal Housing Initiative
2. FDA Advisory Committee Provides Opinion of DORIBAX(TM) for the Treatment of Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia
3. AMT Starts Collaboration With St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital on Gene Therapy for Hemophilia B. Company Accesses Exclusive Commercial Rights to Final Therapy
4. U.S. News Media Group Releases 19th Edition of Americas Best Hospitals
5. Isabel Healthcare Adds Hospitals in Wisconsin & Minnesota
6. Low-Power Ultra Wideband (UWB) Technology Best RFID Choice for Hospitals to Minimize Interference Threat
7. Website and Blog Increase Placement for Medical Sales Recruiter - Providing Sales Winners Calling on the Hospital, Lab and Physician Call Point
8. Website and Blog Increase Placement for Medical Sales Recruiter - Providing Sales Winners Calling on the Hospital, Lab and Physician Call Point
9. Number of Patients Treated with an Antibiotic for MRSA Within U.S. Acute Care Hospitals Increased 8 Percent from 2006 to 2007
10. IPC The Hospitalist Company, Inc. Reaffirms Guidance for 2008
11. White Paper Helps Hospitals Prepare Staff for Joint Commission Environment of Care Interview Sessions
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/19/2014)... , September 19, 2014 Biotech ... development of emerging drug systems and advanced Laboratory Instrumentation. ... and Company (NYSE: BDX ), Thermo Fisher ... Inc. (NASDAQ: RGDO ), Sangamo Biosciences Inc. ... HOLX) Pressure BioSciences, Inc. (OTCQB: PBIO) ("PBI" ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... St. Paul, Minnesota (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 ... representatives from related food industries will gather October ... Meeting at the Rhode Island Convention Center in ... exhibition will feature the work of food scientists, ... development, quality control, and food production management. To ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... HealthTronics, Inc ., a leading ... and services, announced that a poster related to ... external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) is being presented at ... (MAAUA) Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland September 18-21, ... and External Beam Radiation as Treatments for Localized ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Ireland , September 18, 2014 ... and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/czvg3s/biocompatible ) has ... "Biocompatible Materials - Global Strategic Business ... ,     (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) ,This report analyzes ... in US$ Million by the following ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Medical Instrumentation Automation Advances for Biological Sample Preparation - Company Expects Q4 Revenue Impact from Newest Instrument Systems 2Medical Instrumentation Automation Advances for Biological Sample Preparation - Company Expects Q4 Revenue Impact from Newest Instrument Systems 3Medical Instrumentation Automation Advances for Biological Sample Preparation - Company Expects Q4 Revenue Impact from Newest Instrument Systems 4Medical Instrumentation Automation Advances for Biological Sample Preparation - Company Expects Q4 Revenue Impact from Newest Instrument Systems 5Medical Instrumentation Automation Advances for Biological Sample Preparation - Company Expects Q4 Revenue Impact from Newest Instrument Systems 6Medical Instrumentation Automation Advances for Biological Sample Preparation - Company Expects Q4 Revenue Impact from Newest Instrument Systems 7Latest Research on Cereal Grain Quality, Health Benefits and Food Production to be Presented During the AACC International Annual Meeting 2Latest Research on Cereal Grain Quality, Health Benefits and Food Production to be Presented During the AACC International Annual Meeting 3HealthTronics Announces Data Comparing Cryotherapy Versus Radiation for Treating Prostate Cancer Poster Presented at the American Urological Association Regional Meeting 2Biocompatible Materials - Global Strategic Business Report 2014 2Biocompatible Materials - Global Strategic Business Report 2014 3
... Therapeutics, Inc., a,privately held biopharmaceutical company, announced today ... will present a corporate,overview at the JMP Securities ... 7 at 9 a.m. ET at the Le ... Horizon Therapeutics, Inc. is a late-stage biopharmaceutical company,focused ...
... 1 Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc.,(Nasdaq: HALO ), ... extracellular matrix, today announced that it will,host a ... 12:15 p.m. EDT. A,webcast of the presentations will ... PRESENTATIONS, -- Strategic Company Overview, Jonathan Lim, ...
... - OncoGenex,Pharmaceuticals, Inc (NASDAQ: OGXI ) will ... on October 2 at 4:30 pm ET in ... City. OncoGenex, President and,Chief Executive Officer, Scott Cormack, ... a discussion of the Company,s lead cancer drug,candidate ...
Cached Biology Technology:Halozyme Therapeutics to Host Research Day for Investors and Analysts 2
(Date:9/18/2014)... the ultimate form of camouflage: you don,t just blend ... is not as uncommon as you might think. Kathryn ... explains that the larval life stages of many marine ... the anatomy that most creatures cannot make transparent. Feller ... shield each individual eye unit with an opaque pigment ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Clownfish spend their entire lives nestling in the protective ... as babies they sometimes travel hundreds of kilometres across ... by reef fish has been predicted, this is the ... between distant populations has been observed. , Dr Steve ... at the University of Exeter, and colleagues from the ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... were instrumental in the creation of the Santa Ana ... the fire threat potential of the powerful, hot, dry ... an inferno. The index was introduced Sept. 17 by ... San Diego Gas and Electric. , The index includes ... will be used to help fire agencies and other ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Transparent larvae hide opaque eyes behind reflections 2Expedition finds Nemo can travel great distances to connect populations 2Expedition finds Nemo can travel great distances to connect populations 3UCLA scientists play key role in developing new Santa Ana Wildfire Threat Index 2
... (UW) researchers have gathered evidence that dangerous plaques in ... are fat-laden rough spots in the otherwise smooth walls ... of it, a process known as plaque hemorrhage. The ... flow of oxygen-rich blood is restricted, a heart attack, ...
... A Brazilian scorpion has provided researchers at North ... venom,s effects on the ability of certain cells to ... understanding diseases like pancreatitis or in targeted drug delivery. ... an inflammation of the pancreas. ECU microbiologist Dr. Paul ...
... Science Foundation has bestowed a Faculty Early Career Development ... molecular biologist and geneticist whose work since she joined ... her passion for research and her commitment to training ... Award is an exceptional recognition of exceptional qualities in ...
Cached Biology News:Dangerous plaques in blood vessels rupture by overproducing protein-busting enzymes 2Dangerous plaques in blood vessels rupture by overproducing protein-busting enzymes 3Dangerous plaques in blood vessels rupture by overproducing protein-busting enzymes 4Scorpion venom provides clues to cause, treatment of pancreatitis 2FSU biologist wins $1M Early Career Award from National Science Foundation 2FSU biologist wins $1M Early Career Award from National Science Foundation 3
Human peripheral blood eosinophils, For immunohistochemistry (IHC) Cell Chip with Human Peripheral Blood Granulocytes...
Human peripheral blood PBMCs, For immunohistochemistry (IHC) Cell Chip with Human Peripheral Blood PBMC and T Cells...
Cord blood endothelial progenitor cells, For immunohistochemistry (IHC) Cell Chip with Human Umbilical Cord Blood Progenitor Cells...
Human plasmacytoid dendritic cells, BDCA-4+, For immunohistochemistry (IHC) Cell Chip with Human Peripheral Blood Dendritic Cells and EPCs...
Biology Products: