Navigation Links
Historic Agreement Reached to More Expertly and Efficiently Expand Proton Therapy Worldwide
Date:10/29/2007

Optivus Proton Therapy, Inc. Teams with Parsons Commercial Technology Group

Inc. to Produce Proton Beam Treatment Centers Globally

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, at the 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), Optivus Proton Therapy, Inc. (Optivus(R)) and Parsons Commercial Technology Group Inc., a global business unit of Parsons Corporation, announced a historic teaming agreement has been formalized between the two companies to globally produce turn-key proton beam therapy centers.

"The agreement between the teams of Optivus and Parsons will assure our clients that their proton system will be completed on time by the most expert team in the field," said Jon Slater, Optivus President and CEO. "This is a win/win/win situation for Optivus, Parsons and our clients."

Founded in 1944, Parsons is one of the largest 100% employee-owned management, engineering, and construction companies in the United States.

"Parsons collaborates with innovators and leaders in many diversified markets. We are thrilled to add the development of proton beam therapy centers, with Optivus, to our wide-ranging portfolio," said John Small, Parsons Group President.

Optivus was formed by the engineers who designed and installed the world's first and most successful hospital-based proton center at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, California. The facility commissioned and maintained by Optivus has enjoyed more success than all other comparable competitors' systems, with higher throughput, the most patients treated, and the most types of diseases treated with the most reliable and efficient device on the market.

"Interest in the development of proton treatment centers has grown at an enormous rate in recent years and can largely be attributed to our successes," Slater said. "This development will further reinforce our position as the global leader in proton therapy t
'/>"/>

SOURCE Optivus Proton Therapy, Inc.
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. World Health Organisation Takes a Historic Decision and Approves Treaty to Discourage Smoking
2. World Health Organisation Takes a Historic Decision and Approves Treaty to Discourage Smoking
3. World Health Organisation Takes a Historic Decision and Approves Treaty to Discourage Smoking
4. Number Of Babies Born Prematurely Nears Historic Half Million Mark In US
5. Historic trial for tuberculosis launched together by leading drug companies
6. Historic Increase In Incidence Of Sexually Transmitted Diseases In Scotland
7. Micro-world of Prehistoric Bacteria Found in Amber
8. Black-Owned Hospital Receives Historical Commemorative Marker
9. Agreement To Speed Up Development of Bird flu vaccine
10. MIOT Hospital Signs Agreement With German Healthcare Facility
11. Indo-Fiji Agreement in Field of Health, Medicine Approved
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/18/2015)... Carinsurancesavings.biz has released a new blog post explaining why ... , Spring can be a great season for ... they compare the newest policies before deciding on a ... Spring car insurance offers by reading the newly released ... more and more popular. Many insurance brokerage websites like ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... NEW YORK (PRWEB) April 18, 2015 ... (AMO) are hosting a ‘Strategies for Success’ program for ... Refractive Surgeons meeting in San Diego, where eye surgeon ... Moderator’ for this invitation-only event. Dr. Martin is the ... and Review of Ophthalmology chose Dr. Martin to lead ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... NC (PRWEB) April 18, 2015 Patients ... risk of developing mesothelioma later in life, but the ... from mesothelioma that is unrelated to radiation. Surviving Mesothelioma ... on its website. Click here to read it ... Australia compared the cases of 45 patients who had ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... 18, 2015 On April 14th, 2015, Symantec ... , which they say, “exposes a tactical shift by cyberattackers.” ... variants were introduced in 2014 - almost a million a ... threats to be identified and patched by prominent manufacturers – ... that doing business in a digital world can be fraught ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... French physician and gastronome Anthelme Brillat-Savarin understood the ... “Tell me what you eat, and I will tell ... stress or sadness has often been attributed to women, ... collected from their Emotional Eating Test reveals ... for different reasons. , Collecting data from 521 emotional ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Auto Insurance Plans Are Cheaper During Spring! 2Health News:Dr. Jeffrey Martin Invited to Share Latest Breakthroughs in Cataract Care During Roundtable Discussion at National 2015 ASCRS Meeting In San Diego 2Health News:New Study Examines Relationship Between Radiation for Hematologic Cancers and Development of Mesothelioma, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:Cyber Attackers Continue to Fine Tune Deception and Stealth Tactics According to New Report 2Health News:Cyber Attackers Continue to Fine Tune Deception and Stealth Tactics According to New Report 3Health News:Cyber Attackers Continue to Fine Tune Deception and Stealth Tactics According to New Report 4Health News:Cyber Attackers Continue to Fine Tune Deception and Stealth Tactics According to New Report 5Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 2Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 3Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 4Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 5Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 6
... : Identifying a key gene that controls specialized brain ... and lead to better treatment of conditions ranging from ... ,The National University of Singapore (NUS) study has unveiled ... the body's protective fatty nerve coverings. Named juxtanodin, the ...
... knowledge of asthma and how to deal with an asthmatic ... life comfortable for the children who suffer from asthma., ... children younger than 17 years old. It is one of ... spend up to 30 percent of their day in school, ...
... responsible for post-traumatic nightmares according// to a new research. ... recognized condition that results in unpleasant memories that can ... researchers have discovered what causes this following experiments on ... event are remembered longer by a person than a ...
... cause hearing loss in people apart// from the all ... diabetes. The researches are featured in the July edition ... study researchers have found a previously unreported hereditary syndrome ... loss due to a lesion of the auditory division ...
... Leishmania parasite utilizes mannose for their metabolism// and growth ... ,Associate Professor Malcolm McConville and his research team from ... a break thorough to control the spread of the ... utilize sugar mannose in the blood for their metabolism ...
... out a key protein that can block the degenerative ... many other similar diseases., ,The study, published in ... shows how a protein called KDI tri-peptide (KDI) can ... that is present in all degenerative brain diseases and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Knowledge Of Asthma For Teachers Can Help Children 2Health News:Research Finds How Post-traumatic Stress Leads to Long-Lasting Memories 2Health News:Research Finds How Post-traumatic Stress Leads to Long-Lasting Memories 3Health News:Studies On Hearing Loss Discovers New Causes 2Health News:Metabolism cycle of Kala-Azar parasite revealed 2
(Date:4/17/2015)... 17, 2015 TWi Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("TWi", Stock ... USA , has obtained state sales ... It has been in close contact with the major ... have its own label specialty generic products sold through ... pharma market. According to IMS Health, the ...
(Date:4/16/2015)... Mass. , April 16, 2015  Hologic, ... important cervical cancer screening study i published ... a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. ... Diagnostics and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, supports current ... which recommend that women 30-65 years of age ...
(Date:4/16/2015)... 2015 Today, Kenneth C. Frazier , chairman ... was elected chairman of the Board of the Pharmaceutical Research ... president and CEO John J. Castellani announced that ... New Officers Elected to PhRMA Board Frazier ... C. Read , chairman and CEO of Pfizer, Inc. Also ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Hologic Comments on Important Cervical Cancer Screening Study Published in the American Cancer Society Journal, Cancer Cytopathology 2Hologic Comments on Important Cervical Cancer Screening Study Published in the American Cancer Society Journal, Cancer Cytopathology 3Hologic Comments on Important Cervical Cancer Screening Study Published in the American Cancer Society Journal, Cancer Cytopathology 4Merck Chairman and CEO Kenneth C. Frazier Becomes PhRMA Board Chairman 2Merck Chairman and CEO Kenneth C. Frazier Becomes PhRMA Board Chairman 3Merck Chairman and CEO Kenneth C. Frazier Becomes PhRMA Board Chairman 4Merck Chairman and CEO Kenneth C. Frazier Becomes PhRMA Board Chairman 5
... Use the Ascensia ... results from the Ascensia ... or the Ascensia ELITE ... system. The software helps ...
... Managing diabetes requires making decisions about ... about exercise. These decisions are guided by ... relevant information, and by the patterns that ... Health Care Providers when the data is ...
... The Worlds First Solid-State Three-Color Photocoagulator.,Retinal ... to purchase over 3,000 Lumenis multi-color ... busy practice, the Novus Varia integrates ... into a single, compact system that ...
... The Worlds First Solid-State Three-Color ... chosen to purchase over 3,000 Lumenis ... a busy practice, the Novus Varia ... lasers into a single, compact system ...
Medicine Products: