Navigation Links
Experts Assert That Varian Technologies Deliver Speed and Clinical Accuracy in Treating Cancer Patients
Date:9/24/2008

in Movsas, MD, to offer his patients image-guided stereotactic radiotherapy and radiosurgery treatments without the invasive process of planting fiducial markers, such as gold seeds, into the tumors. Using the On-Board Imager(TM) device on a new Novalis Tx(TM) treatment platform, Movsas and his clinical team can generate 3-D images that show soft tissue structures, such as the tumor and surrounding organs, making fiducial markers unnecessary.

"It's often not possible to place fiducial markers into lung tumors without risking the possibility of a collapsed lung or other injury," said Movsas, who is chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. "Even when fiducials can be safely used, a cone-beam CT image is still critical because it shows us key information about the tumor itself, like changes in the tumor volume or shape over time."

In addition to the On-Board Imager, the Novalis Tx platform at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit incorporates ExacTrak(R) room-based X-ray imaging system, and having both offers some key advantages, Movsas said. "While cone-beam CT can provide us with in depth data about the targeted tumor, ExacTrak can be used strategically, to take a "snap shot," even during treatment, for a rapid verification that the tumor is still in the correct position."

Movsas, also spoke of the sophisticated stereotactic body radiosurgery (SBRT) work that has been taking place at Henry Ford for some time, using earlier generations of linear accelerators from Varian and BrainLAB. Henry Ford clinicians have treated thousands of patients with focused stereotactic radiosurgery, and they have become known for their pioneering clinical work treating tumors of the spine. The new Novalis Tx is being used to build on this expertise, and to help create a more fully integrated multidisciplinary stereotactic radiosurgery program.

ABOUT VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS

Varian Medical Systems, Inc., of Palo Alto, Cal
'/>"/>

SOURCE Varian Medical Systems, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. European Experts Recommend Pregnant and Nursing Women Take More DHA - Every Day
2. Seriously Low Vaccination Rates Cause Experts to Call for Increased Immunization Before Influenza Season Peaks
3. Experts Call for Widespread Use of Memory Screenings and Emphasize Value of Early Detection of Dementia
4. Health Experts and Families Encourage Annual Childhood Flu Vaccination to Reduce Flu-Related Illnesses and Deaths in Children
5. Vical Receives NIH Grant for an Immunotherapeutic Herpes DNA Vaccine; Herpes Experts at University of Washington and University of Texas to Conduct Preclinical Development
6. Join NPRs David Ewing Duncan, Author Jessica Queller and a Panel of Medical and Legal Experts in a 90-Minute Webcast on Genetic Testing, Genomic Medicine and Breast & Ovarian Cancer
7. Heart Patients More Likely to Adopt Healthy Habits in 3-Year Program Led by Cardiac Rehabilitation Experts, Mayo Clinic Research Shows
8. Promise of Vicals CMV Vaccine Noted by Independent Experts
9. Kendle Experts to Present at the Drug Information Association 44th Annual Meeting
10. Cytels Clinical Innovation Experts Cyrus Mehta and Judith Quinlan Reveal Latest Adaptive Trial Successes at 44th Annual DIA Meeting
11. Despite Advances in the Accuracy of CT Colonography in Detecting Polyps, Digestive Health Experts Urge Patients to Consider Risks and Realities
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/2/2014)... Sept. 2, 2014 Astellas has appointed James ... (IP) in the Americas. Kellerman will report directly to ... counsel at Astellas. In his new role, Kellerman will ... the business and manage the region,s intellectual property matters, ... "I am very pleased to welcome Jim to Astellas. ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... Sept. 2, 2014  Numotion is pleased to announce the ... of Directors. Mark is a 30-year retired ... positions across the organization and was a GE Company Officer ... Mark spent many years running business units within GE Healthcare, ... Healthcare Americas. "We are delighted to welcome ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... Texas , Sept. 2, 2014  On July ... notice to Congress that it is moving forward to ... down the minutes until laboratories throughout the U.S. will ... Although some medical laboratories may subscribe to ... the FDA to put guidelines in place, it,s widely ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Leading Intellectual Property Counsel, James Kellerman, Joins Astellas as Vice President 2FDA Tells Congress It Intends to Regulate LDTs! Web Conference to Provide Straight Talk on Essential Steps Clinical Laboratories and Pathology Groups Will Need to Take to Comply 2FDA Tells Congress It Intends to Regulate LDTs! Web Conference to Provide Straight Talk on Essential Steps Clinical Laboratories and Pathology Groups Will Need to Take to Comply 3
(Date:9/2/2014)... 03, 2014 Recently, Top 10 ... companies and announced that JustHost ( http://www.justhost.com/track/seohosts ) ... webmasters. , “The hosting suppliers we recommend are ... competitors on hosting features, uptime and server speed ... Best SEO Hosting says. “We believe that BlueHost ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... The exciting information sessions and AMTC ... Carey Lewis and Bob Wiley. The team of ... have the desire to illuminate entertainment with the light ... be invited to join the Bridge Training Program ... Saturday, Sept. 6, Charlotte Convention Center, 501 South College ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 TCG, ... named by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest-growing companies ... the eighth time total. TCG was previously recognized in 2013, ... 2001. , TCG’s revenue has grown 86% from 2010 to ... of the fastest growing businesses in America - up 635 ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... 02, 2014 Friendship Village of ... “This creates a contemporary marketing presence and ... its parent organization, Friendship Senior Options,” said Stephen ... Options. “By changing the logo, we are making ... to seniors and their families.” , Friendship Village ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... September 02, 2014 Cloud Medical Doctor ... “Cloud Based” Medical Practice Business Operations solutions and Billing ... Digital Cyber Security solutions for all industries announced today ... the trading floor of the CME in Chicago by ... stated that we are very proud of the recognition ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Actors, Models and Talent for Christ Auditions Are Set for Charlotte and Omaha on Saturday, September 6, 2014 2Health News:TCG One of the Fastest-Growing Companies in America – for the Eighth Time! 2Health News:Friendship Village of Schaumburg In Illinois Announces New Logo 2Health News:Cloud Medical Doctor Software Corporation's CEO Interviewed by the Price Futures Group 2Health News:Cloud Medical Doctor Software Corporation's CEO Interviewed by the Price Futures Group 3
... the recent economic downturn, natural health degree ... still experiencing a wellness boom, as holistic ... the Internet,s top natural health career site ... training, chiropractic, nutrition, Reiki and reflexology career ...
... Upsher-Smith announces the launch of www.prenexa.com , a web site ... with more plant-based DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) than any other prenatal vitamin. ... ... Upsher-Smith announces the launch of prenexa.com, a web site devoted to ...
... from the Dutch Health Insurance System model, according to an ... of the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law ... at The University of Texas School of Public Health at ... coverage in the Netherlands and its possible lessons for the ...
... prevention and treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS. , ... ... annual World AIDS Day , global health activists gathered for ... today that nearly 6,000 people from 163 countries signed a petition ...
... SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8 Quantros, a leading ... healthcare industry, today,announced that the Agency for Healthcare ... Quantros Patient Safety Center as a Patient Safety,Organization ... . The Quantros Patient Safety Center,is a new ...
... iron from the heart in beta-thalassemia patients with mild to severe ... a subgroup analysis of 341 patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), Exjade ... -These results are part of the largest prospective trial ... transfusion-dependent anemias , , EAST HANOVER, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Natural Healers Researches Natural Health Careers to Make the Prospective Holistic Health Students' Job Easier 2Health News:Natural Healers Researches Natural Health Careers to Make the Prospective Holistic Health Students' Job Easier 3Health News:Upsher-Smith Laboratories Launches Prenexa.com to Support Prenatal Nutrition and Health 2Health News:Upsher-Smith Laboratories Launches Prenexa.com to Support Prenatal Nutrition and Health 3Health News:UT public health policy expert says US can learn from Dutch universal health-care coverage 2Health News:Thousands Sign Petition for Action on HIV/AIDS and Malaria 2Health News:Thousands Sign Petition for Action on HIV/AIDS and Malaria 3Health News:Thousands Sign Petition for Action on HIV/AIDS and Malaria 4Health News:Quantros Patient Safety Center Receives Certification as a Patient Safety Organization (PSO) 2Health News:Exjade(R) Benefits Chronically Transfused Patients by Significantly Reducing Toxic Iron That Can Damage Key Organs, According to Landmark Trial 2Health News:Exjade(R) Benefits Chronically Transfused Patients by Significantly Reducing Toxic Iron That Can Damage Key Organs, According to Landmark Trial 3Health News:Exjade(R) Benefits Chronically Transfused Patients by Significantly Reducing Toxic Iron That Can Damage Key Organs, According to Landmark Trial 4Health News:Exjade(R) Benefits Chronically Transfused Patients by Significantly Reducing Toxic Iron That Can Damage Key Organs, According to Landmark Trial 5Health News:Exjade(R) Benefits Chronically Transfused Patients by Significantly Reducing Toxic Iron That Can Damage Key Organs, According to Landmark Trial 6Health News:Exjade(R) Benefits Chronically Transfused Patients by Significantly Reducing Toxic Iron That Can Damage Key Organs, According to Landmark Trial 7Health News:Exjade(R) Benefits Chronically Transfused Patients by Significantly Reducing Toxic Iron That Can Damage Key Organs, According to Landmark Trial 8Health News:Exjade(R) Benefits Chronically Transfused Patients by Significantly Reducing Toxic Iron That Can Damage Key Organs, According to Landmark Trial 9
... 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 ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: