Navigation Links
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Acquires Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion for Targeted Brain Lesion Treatments
Date:2/25/2009

in 23 locations across North America, has been specifically designed to improve patient comfort and treatment time through advanced automation. Treatment applications have also been extended to include all areas of the head, down to the regions of the cervical spine.

The non-invasive treatment is shaped by 192 simultaneously focused beams of ionizing radiation that have sufficient penetration to reach even the most deeply seated tumors. The system delivers prescribed doses/shots of radiation, in compliance with a treatment plan, to the exact target site, thereby sparing surrounding tissues. Gamma Knife surgery has many advantages. The risk of complications, as compared to open surgery, is less and it is a gentler form of treatment for the patient. Gamma Knife surgery can normally be performed in a day, and convalescence is extremely short. The technique, supported by over three decades of clinical practice, is performed for over 50,000 patients each year. To date, more than 500,000 patients around the world have undergone Gamma Knife surgery.

About Elekta

Elekta is a human care company pioneering significant innovations and clinical solutions for treating cancer and brain disorders. The company develops sophisticated state of the art tools and treatment planning systems for radiation therapy and radiosurgery, as well as workflow enhancing software systems across the spectrum of cancer care.

Stretching the boundaries of science and technology, providing intelligent and resource-efficient solutions that offer confidence to both healthcare providers and patients, Elekta aims to help in the cure of cancer patients with curable disease and to improve the quality of life of those patients with metastatic disease, making the future possible today.

Today, Elekta solutions in oncology and '/>"/>

SOURCE Elekta, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. M.D. Anderson-led team reports possible key to autoimmune disease
2. UCI Medical Affiliates Inc. Opens a New Doctors Care Center in Anderson
3. M. D. Anderson-Prevention poll finds women can do more to prevent cancer...but arent
4. M. D. Anderson-Prevention poll finds women can do more to prevent cancer ... but arent
5. M. D. Anderson researchers identify tumor-suppressor gene for lung cancer
6. SEIU Endorses Anderson, Perea, and Perea in Fresno
7. M. D. Anderson research links diet, gardening and lung cancer risk
8. CyberKnife Centers of Miami, Palm Beach and Tampa Invited to Join M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Study
9. Naviscan PET Systems to Place High-Resolution PET Scanner at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
10. M. D. Anderson nurses find empowerment in PACTs
11. M. D. Anderson nurse addresses lymphedema in breast cancer patients and survivors
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... ... 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the Marriott Indianapolis Downtown, 350 West Maryland Street, ... will be attending from across the country. All specialties will be represented. Attendees ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... Vegas, NV (PRWEB) , ... September 01, 2015 ... ... care or Self-Directed Care is, how to access caregivers and what to look ... other valuable and pertinent information. , Founded in 2006 in Canoga Park, CA ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... , ... September 01, 2015 , ... ... send information about new patients directly from Practice Perfect to FOTO enabling cost ... entry. , Steven Presement, President of Practice Perfect, stated "FOTO ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... Routines… every family has them. Whether it’s a ... easier for parents, caregivers and children too. Here are three reasons why routines can ... become more fluid. When a routine is implemented into a child’s schedule, they are ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... ... Specialty Technical Publishers (STP) and Specialty Technical Consultants (STC) ... audit protocol for the European Union. Leading companies around the world use IAPC ... rapidly collect, share, archive, and export audit findings in a cost-effective manner. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:PracticeMatch to Host Physician Career Fair at the Marriott Indianapolis Downtown on September 9, 2015 2Health News:PracticeMatch to Host Physician Career Fair at the Marriott Indianapolis Downtown on September 9, 2015 3Health News:PracticeMatch to Host Physician Career Fair at the Marriott Indianapolis Downtown on September 9, 2015 4Health News:AdvantagePlusCaregivers.com® Launches New Website for Corporate and Franchisee Locations in 3 States 2Health News:FOTO Announces New Integration Partnership with Practice Perfect 2Health News:Back into the Swing of Things: How Family Routines Benefit Children 2Health News:Specialty Technical Publishers (STP) and Specialty Technical Consultants(STC) Publish Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Audit Protocol for the European Union 2Health News:Specialty Technical Publishers (STP) and Specialty Technical Consultants(STC) Publish Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Audit Protocol for the European Union 3Health News:Specialty Technical Publishers (STP) and Specialty Technical Consultants(STC) Publish Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Audit Protocol for the European Union 4
... know that exercise is important to maintain and ... are at all-time highs and have become major ... Missouri researchers found that healthy adults who received ... physical activity levels. Conversely, interventions based on cognitive ...
... , THURSDAY, Feb. 17 (HealthDay News) -- People who ... times increased risk of developing Parkinson,s disease, a new ... Parkinson,s disease and 358 people without the nervous system ... Farming and Movement Evaluation Study involving licensed pesticide applicators ...
... A rinsing technique with betadine that costs ... reduce the infection rate following total knee and hip joint ... University Medical Center. The study, presented at the ... a three minute diluted betadine lavage combined with painting of ...
... , THURSDAY, Feb. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Some ... finding that suggests the need for more oversight of ... study. Of 5,156 "tweets" sent by 260 U.S. ... researchers found that 3 percent were unprofessional. ...
... 2011) Two studies published in the current issue ... islet cell transplantation for treating diabetes. Researchers in Milan, ... in diabetic therapy and islet cell regeneration and Canadian ... in vitro. Both studies are in the ...
... (HealthDay News) -- Arthritis affected about 3.1 million Hispanics in ... wide variations in arthritis rates among Hispanic subgroups, according to ... ranged from a low of 11.7 percent among Cuban Americans ... to the analysis of National Health Interview Survey data from ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:To increase physical activity, focus on how, not why 2Health News:2 Pesticides Linked to Parkinson's in Study 2Health News:Inexpensive rinsing effective at reducing post-op infection following joint replacement surgery 2Health News:Some Docs May Use Twitter for 'Unprofessional' Messages: Report 2Health News:Researchers work at the frontiers of islet cell transplantation 2Health News:Researchers work at the frontiers of islet cell transplantation 3Health News:3.1 Million Hispanic Americans Struggle With Arthritis 2
(Date:8/31/2015)... Pepperl+Fuchs, a world leader in process ... leading provider of HART protocol devices. The move ... its integrated solutions offerings and strengthen its position ... are pleased to add the MACTek WirelessHART product ... Bolin , Pepperl+Fuchs, executive vice president of the ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... Aug. 31, 2015  Ascendant Solutions, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ... that its Healthcare subsidiary, Dougherty,s Holdings, has acquired Springtown ... downtown square of Springtown, Texas , ... years, this community-based pharmacy has provided retail prescriptions, healthcare ... Springtown . The ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... 2015  Daktari Diagnostics today announced a collaboration with Merck, ... and Canada , to develop Daktari,s ... up to $8.5 million over the next 3.5 years, will ... regulatory approval of Daktari,s HCV test. The ... can detect low levels of virus directly in a single ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Ascendant Solutions, Inc. Announces Completion of Fifth Pharmacy Acquisition by Its Dougherty's Holdings Subsidiary 2Ascendant Solutions, Inc. Announces Completion of Fifth Pharmacy Acquisition by Its Dougherty's Holdings Subsidiary 3Daktari Enters Collaboration Agreement with Merck to Develop Test for Hepatitis C Virus 2Daktari Enters Collaboration Agreement with Merck to Develop Test for Hepatitis C Virus 3
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: