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TSH Testing Raises Awareness of Importance of Thyroid Health

... Mangano, MPH, MBA, executive director of the radiation and Public Health Project, sponsors of the ... the thyroid is and what the thyroid does, how radiation may affect it, and what a health risk a damaged ... contact: Joe Mangano, Executive Director, radiation and Public Health Project odiejoe@aol.com ...

Patent Awarded for a New X-ray Imaging Technology with Capability Unrealized with Present Day Radiological Modalities

... the animal and researcher to significantly less radiation than current FDA dosage guidelines. No other ... which in addition, requires alarmingly high radiation dose. Now, a newly patented x-ray ... the animal and researcher to significantly less radiation than the current FDA dosage guidelines. No ...

Varian Medical Systems to Showcase a Wide Spectrum of New and Updated Products That Improve Radiotherapy Treatment Processes at 2009 AAPM Meeting

... that streamline planning for different types of radiation therapy, radiosurgery, and stereotactic body ... images from a database created by renowned radiation oncologists. PortalVision(TM) advanced ... Topics will include: technological advances in radiation oncology; RapidArc(TM) radiotherapy (clinical ...

MuGard Data From UK Study Shows Prevention of Oral Mucositis in Head and Neck Cancer Patients

... in head and neck cancer patients undergoing radiation treatment in the UK showing prevention of oral ... therapy, and begin using MuGard one week prior to radiation treatment and then throughout the subsequent six ... "Normally, roughly 100% of patients undergoing radiation treatment for head and neck cancer experience ...

New Report Just Published: World Prostate Cancer Therapeutics Market Report

... Scope of Study I-3 Hormonal Therapy I-3 radiation Therapy I-4 Chemotherapy I-4 Surgical ... Therapy II-36 Intermittent Therapy II-36 radiation Therapy II-36 Brachytherapy II-36 ... Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy II-39 External Beam radiation Therapy (EBRT) II-39 Side Effects of ...

YM BIOSCIENCES REPORTS DAIICHI-SANKYO ENROLLS FIRST PATIENTS IN PHASE II, FIRST-LINE LUNG CANCER TRIAL WITH NIMOTUZUMAB

... trial evaluating nimotuzumab in combination with radiation therapy/cisplatin/vinorelbine in first-line ... that the combination of nimotuzumab with radiation was feasible and safe and has the potential to ... of life and survival advantage to patients over radiation alone in the palliative setting. Continued ...

Data Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine 2009 Annual Meeting Supports Potential of Peregrine's Cotara(R) for the Treatment of Brain Cancer

... Study Results Show Greater Than 300-Fold More radiation Delivered to Tumor as Compared to Other Normal ... brain tumors at high concentrations with minimal radiation exposure to other organs. Cotara is a targeted ... author Sui Shen, Ph.D., associate professor of radiation oncology at the University of Alabama at ...

Dutch Medical Equipment Producer Nucletron Strengthens Leading Position in Cancer Radiation Therapy Market

... -- Nucletron BV, the innovative cancer radiation solutions company, today announced the ... as global leader in the market for high-precision radiation therapy equipment and software, or brachytherapy. ... million in 2008. Growing demand for cancer radiation therapy According to the World Health ...

NIMOTUZUMAB DEMONSTRATES EFFICACY IN RANDOMIZED HEAD & NECK CANCER STUDY WITHOUT THE TOXICITIES ASSOCIATED WITH OTHER EGFR DRUGS

... and efficacy of nimotuzumab in combination with radiation therapy (RT) or chemoradiation therapy (CRT) in ... The addition of nimotuzumab to both the radiation and chemoradiation regimens improved the overall ... An intergroup Phase III comparison of standard radiation therapy and two schedules of concurrent ...

YM BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF RANDOMIZED NIMOTUZUMAB STUDY TO BE PRESENTED IN A POSTER AT ASCO ANNUAL MEETING

... in combination with chemoradiation therapy or radiation therapy in patients with advanced (stage III or ... tumor types primarily in combination with radiation and chemoradiation. It is significantly ... worldwide to date, no Grade IV incidents of radiation dermatitis have been described, severe rash has ...

Doctors in New Hampshire Now Treating Cancer with Non-Invasive Image-Guided Radiosurgery Using Novalis Tx(TM) Technology

... tumor. To treat the tumor, Arul Mahadevan, MD, radiation oncologist at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital here, ... Tx delivers powerful, precisely sculpted doses of radiation using a combination of image-guidance and ... Center offering a wide range of medical and radiation oncology services; the daVinci Robotic Surgical ...

DOR BioPharma Reports 1st Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Reviews Recent Accomplishments

... (oral BDP) for the prevention of acute radiation enteritis. On January 20, 2009, DOR ... designation from the FDA for the treatment of radiation enteritis. Previously in December, the FDA had ... GVHD and a Phase 1/2 clinical trial of DOR201 in radiation enteritis in the second half of 2009. orBec(R) is ...

Nucletron Releases Comprehensive Film-and Volume-Based Planning System for Wide Variety of Brachy Solutions

... -- Nucletron, a knowledge-based leader in radiation oncology, today announced a new release of ... Nucletron is a knowledge-based leader in radiation Oncology, working with clinical teams to realize ... strives to offer the best possible choice of radiation modalities through integrated products, software ...

Resonant Medical Expands Sales Organization with Appointment of Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing

... Whisenhunt brings more than 18 years of radiation oncology industry experience to the Company. ... University . "Stephen's experience in the radiation oncology market and proven track record of ... bringing this technology to patients undergoing radiation therapy." Recently, Resonant Medical also ...

Nucletron Announces 2008 Results

... High Nucletron, a global leader in radiation oncology, today announced strong financial ... Nucletron Nucletron is a global leader in radiation Oncology, working with clinical teams to realize ... to offer the best possible choice of radiation modalities through integrated products, software ...

ViewRay Incorporated Closes $15M Tranche of Series B Financing and Announces Partnership with Siemens AG

... will allow us to continue developing our novel radiation therapy device for the treatment of cancer ... of MR beyond diagnostics and into the field of radiation therapy with a clear goal to improve therapy ... patients: the world's first real-time MRI guided radiation therapy device. The Renaissance(TM) System ...

Oncolytics Biotech(R) Inc. Announces Positive Results of U.K. Phase II REOLYSIN(R) and Radiation Combination Clinical Trial

... rate of REOLYSIN(R) in combination with low-dose radiation in patients with advanced cancers. A total of ... had received prior chemotherapy (13 patients) or radiation (5 patients). Of 14 patients evaluable for ... with low-dose fractionated radiotherapy. 20 Gy of radiation was given in five consecutive daily 4 Gy ...

DOR BioPharma Reports Year-End 2008 Financial Results and Reviews Recent Accomplishments

... to execute new clinical trials in GI GVHD and radiation enteritis. We are looking forward to initiating ... (oral BDP) for the prevention of acute radiation enteritis. On January 20, 2009, DOR ... designation from the FDA for the treatment of radiation enteritis. Previously in December, the FDA had ...

Leading Middle East Cancer Hospital Acquires Advanced Radiotherapy Capability from Varian Medical Systems

... in May, will enable clinicians in Qatar's only radiation therapy center to begin treatments using ... Mohammed Al-Hammadi, head of the department of radiation oncology, said, "Evidence suggests that RapidArc ... Faster treatment that more closely conform radiation doses to the size, shape and location of the ...

Oregon Health & Science University Knight Cancer Institute Enhances Patient Care With Monaco(R) Radiation Treatment Planning System

... Software, part of the Elekta Group and leader in radiation treatment planning and workflow management ... clinically reliable. "The OHSU Department of radiation Medicine is excited to offer its patients new ... to providing patients access to cutting-edge radiation therapy treatment." As the clinic continues ...

Team develops new metamaterial device

... of material responses to waves of electromagnetic radiation classified by increasing frequency as radio ... time domain spectrometers, the flow of terahertz radiation has been modulated indirectly by optical ... electronically controlled the flow of terahertz radiation over roughly 70 percent of the frequency band ...

ProCure Signs Agreement with .decimal, Inc. to Purchase Patient-Specific Devices for Its Proton Therapy Center in Oklahoma City

... facilities, .decimal, Inc. supplies close to 200 radiation oncology facilities nationwide with ... in Compensator-Based Intensity Modulated radiation Therapy (IMRT), including 21st Century Oncology ... in proton therapy. The company has been providing radiation therapy products for over twenty years. For more ...

Trinitas Comprehensive Cancer Center Now Offering Cancer Patients Faster, Ultra-Precise Radiation Using New RapidArc Technology

... faster than is possible with conventional radiation therapy technologies. By delivering radiation doses more quickly and with great accuracy, ... quickly," said Dr. Lisa Henson, Chair of radiation Oncology at Trinitas. "These treatments ...

YM BIOSCIENCES RECEIVES CLEARANCE TO INITIATE RANDOMIZED DOUBLE-BLIND CLINICAL TRIALS OF NIMOTUZUMAB IN LUNG CANCER AND BRAIN METASTASES FROM LUNG CANCER

... that the combination of nimotuzumab with radiation has the potential to provide an important quality of life and survival advantage to patients over radiation alone in the palliative setting. Substantial ... responses were seen inside and outside the radiation field in patients treated with the combination of ...

Prostate Cancer Patient in Montpellier Becomes First Cancer Patient in France Treated with Varian's RapidArc(TM) Radiotherapy

... at the annual meeting of the French Society of radiation Oncologists (SFRO) in Paris from November 12- 14. ... increase the quality of our care." "The radiation therapists were also very pleased because it is a ... added Professor Jean-Bernard Dubois, head of the radiation oncology department and managing director of the ...

New Radiation-Blocking Medical Garments Introduced at RSNA Meeting in Chicago : Demron-M Technology Provides Total Protection in a Lightweight, Durable, Flexible Fabric

... president and chief executive officer with radiation Shield Technologies (RST), will introduce the new ... into medical garments that provide total radiation protection. It replaces traditional lead ... I recognized the industry's need for total radiation protection combined with comfort, flexibility and ...

Cancer Care of Western New York Becomes First Center in Western New York to Treat Cancer with RapidArc(TM) Radiotherapy Technology from Varian Medical Systems

... Kelver found his way to Dhiren Shah, M.D., radiation oncologist at Cancer Care of Western New York, ... longer," Kelver said. "I never had conventional radiation but I can tell you, I would not like to have to ... lymph nodes on both sides. "With earlier forms of radiation therapy, once a tumor spreads to this degree, you ...

Radiation Therapy Oncology Group and US Oncology Enter Collaboration to Increase Patient Access to National Clinical Trials

... Collaboration Brings Cooperative Group Level radiation Therapy Trials to US Oncology ... First Time HOUSTON, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) and US Oncology, ... access to national cancer clinical trials with a radiation focus in the community setting. The ...

Lilly to Acquire ImClone Systems in $6.5 Billion Transaction

... and as a single agent or in combination with radiation therapy for head and neck cancers. In 2007, ... and Neck (SCCHN) ERBITUX, in combination with radiation therapy, is indicated for the initial treatment ... as compared to none of 212 patients treated with radiation therapy alone. Fatal events occurred within 1 to ...

Robert L. Brent, MD, PhD, Honored with 2008 Alfred I. duPont Award for Excellence in Children's Health Care

... -- For his lifetime commitment in the field of radiation biology and the risks of radiation and other ... Brent has a worldwide reputation as a leader in radiation biology, developmental biology, teratology, ... individuals who are concerned about the risks of radiation exposure, cancer, birth defects, miscarriage and ...

First Coast Oncology to Offer Next Generation Proton Therapy

... to offer state-of-the-art proton radiation therapy JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 17 ... can deliver with high precision, a burst of radiation to malignant tissue while sparing the adjacent ... certified nurses, oncology social workers, and radiation therapists. We offer convenient care at our ...

Doctors in the US and Netherlands Using Fast RapidArc Radiotherapy Technology to Help Fight Cancer are Now Treating Tumors of the Head and Neck

... PhD, professor and chairman of the Department of radiation Oncology at the VU University Medical Center ... the central nervous system. At the Center for radiation Therapy of Beverly Hills, Henry Yampolsky, MD, ... said Shawn H. Zimberg, MD, medical director of radiation oncology at ...

Presbyterian Cancer Center to Offer Cancer Patients High-End VMAT Treatments With the Installation of Elekta Infinity

... patients." VMAT with Elekta Infinity varies the radiation beam during treatment by simultaneously ... delivery. As a result, Elekta VMAT delivers more radiation to the target while sparing healthy tissue, in ... and increases the likelihood of delivering radiation more accurately and safely. By implementing ...

CMS, Inc., an Elekta Company, Announces Commercial Availability of Focal4D(TM)

... Inc., an Elekta Company and worldwide leader in radiation treatment planning and workflow ... "With the ever-changing technology in radiation Oncology, the opportunity to provide better ... as a key component in the comprehensive suite of radiation therapy planning tools offered by CMS. As CMS ...

Brain Cancer Patients at Two Leading Hospitals Treated Using Fast and Efficient RapidArc Radiotherapy Technology from Varian Medical Systems

... tumors by targeting them with high doses of radiation using precisely-shaped, image-guided, X-ray beams ... of Chicago Medical Center report that targeted radiation therapy had completely controlled all signs of ... VU Medical Center. Dr. Ben Slotman, head of the radiation oncology department of VU University medical ...

Landauer, Inc. Appoints Two New Members to Board of Directors

... to determine occupational and environmental radiation exposure. For more than 50 years, the Company has provided complete radiation dosimetry services to hospitals, medical and ... laboratories, and other industries in which radiation poses a potential threat to employees. Landauer's ...

Xoft Recognized With R&D 100 Award

... brachytherapy, a radioactive isotope delivering radiation internal to the body," said Paul Lovoi PhD, CTO ... Axxent source can deliver internal or external radiation and, because of the lower energy, can deliver this radiation in any minimally-shielded setting. Until the ...

St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital to Add CyberKnife System to Treatment Offerings

... Centerpiece to Expansion of radiation Oncology Facility SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 24 ... facility designed to expand the hospital's radiation oncology facility. St. Luke's has been ranked ... it is capable of delivering high doses of radiation to tumors anywhere in the body with ...

Landauer, Inc. Sets Date and Time for Announcement of Fiscal Third Quarter 2008 Results

... to determine occupational and environmental radiation exposure. For more than 50 years, the Company has provided complete radiation dosimetry services to hospitals, medical and ... laboratories, and other industries in which radiation poses a potential threat to employees. Landauer's ...

Applied Computational Technologies Appoints a New CEO

... driving AppCompTech's mission to provide advanced radiation oncology treatment planning with ProACTive(TM) -- ... accuracy and greater speed in planning targeted radiation treatment. "Ms. Blum will play a critical role ... Applied Computational Technologies in the radiation therapy systems market," said Jay McClatchey, ...
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