These medtech companies raised the most VC in 2018
[Image from unsplash.com]Venture capital firms invested more than $2.9 billion in medical device companies in 2018 — a slight increase from the $2.8 billion raised in 2017, according to the MoneyTree report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and CB Insights. Both the first and second quarters of 2018 saw an increase in investments, totaling nearly $778 million and $786 million respectively. The third and fourth quarters were slightly lower, with medtech companies raising $738 million in Q3 and nearly $641 million in Q4. There were 218 deals in 2018, a slight decrease from the 229 deals involving me...
Source: Mass Device - February 15, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Business/Financial News venture capital Source Type: news

Varian Installs Gantry for ProBeam Compact Proton Therapy System at New Treatment Center in ...
Palo Alto, Calif. and Singapore, Jan. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian (NYSE: VAR) today announced the installation of the gantry for the Varian ProBeam® Compact single-room proton therapy system at the new oncology center at Biopolis, an international biomedical research hub in Singapore. The gantry is a core piece of equipment of the ProBeam proton therapy system, and its installation is a key milestone for every new proton therapy center. Varian is partnering with Proton...This story is related to the following:Radiotherapy Systems (Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies)
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - January 22, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Varian Installs Gantry for ProBeam Compact Proton Therapy System at New Treatment Center in Singapore
PALO ALTO, Calif. and SINGAPORE, Jan. 21, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Varian (NYSE: VAR) today announced the installation of the gantry for the Varian ProBeam® Compact single-room proton therapy system at the new oncology center ... Devices, Oncology Varian Medical Systems, ProBeam, proton therapy, radiotherapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 21, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Halycyon Radiotherapy System by Varian Introduced in China
The new Halcyon radiotherapy system from Varian features the ProBeam® 360°. It is a new single-room proton therapy system. The new product will be introduced in Wuhan, China  January 12-13 at the China Users Meeting. This story is related to the following:Radiotherapy Systems (Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies)
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - January 16, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

What can rad onc residents expect in the job market?
What can radiation oncology residents expect to find in the job market upon...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Proton therapy works well for pediatric brain tumors ASTRO: RT, surgery up stage IV lung cancer survival ASTRO: SABR is effective for oligometastatic cancers ASTRO: Weekly breast radiation therapy is safe ASTRO: AI's rad therapy future is in predicting outcomes (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 9, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Varian gets Chinese trade tariff exemption
The U.S. Trade Representative has approved a request from radiation oncology...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian gets China OK for Halcyon system Varian launches Bravos brachytherapy system Varian posts mixed results for fiscal 2018 Varian launches single-room proton therapy at ASTRO Varian acquires oncology software company Noona (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 2, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA clears EhmetDX ’ s 3D CBCT positioning software
Early stage medical equipment developer EhmetDX said late last week that it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its 3D CBCT positioning software. The Plymouth, Mich.-based company said that the newly cleared system is designed to guide the position of proton beams in patient treatments. The system is slated to be used in patient treatment at the McLaren Proton Therapy Center beginning this month, EhmetDx said. “We look forward toward patient treatment using our software for positioning now that the FDA concluded that our X-ray positioning system has met the requirements needed for 510(k).  With patient treatment immine...
Source: Mass Device - December 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance ehmetdx Source Type: news

Opinion: We are in an era of unprecedented hope
Dr. Ramesh Rengan is Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Washington, Associate Member, Clinical Research Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Medical Director at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Proton Therapy Center. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Dr. Ramesh Rengan Source Type: news

Opinion: We are in an era of unprecedented hope
Dr. Ramesh Rengan is Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Washington, Associate Member, Clinical Research Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Medical Director at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Proton Therapy Center. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 14, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Dr. Ramesh Rengan Source Type: news

HollandPTC Opens with ProBeam System from Varian
PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- HollandPTC in Delft, Netherlands, opened today equipped with the ProBeam® proton therapy system from Varian (NYSE: VAR). The center, which recently treated its first patient, features two treatment rooms with fully 360-degree rotational gantries offering image-guided intensity modulated proton therapy (IMPT), as well as facilities for research. Varian's ProBeam system offers fully-integrated IMPT to enable more efficient...This story is related to the following:Radiotherapy Systems (Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies)
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - December 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Varian gets China OK for Halcyon system
Radiation oncology firm Varian Medical Systems has received clearance for its...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian launches Bravos brachytherapy system Varian posts mixed results for fiscal 2018 Varian launches single-room proton therapy at ASTRO Varian acquires oncology software company Noona Varian signs educational partner in India (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 28, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Seattle cancer treatment center files for bankruptcy
The SCCA Proton Therapy Center has filed for Chapter 11 to allow it to refinance and pay off debt it has been unable to pay down while still caring for oncology patients. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 27, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Coral Garnick Source Type: news

Seattle cancer treatment center files for bankruptcy
The SCCA Proton Therapy Center has filed for Chapter 11 to allow it to refinance and pay off debt it has been unable to pay down while still caring for oncology patients. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Coral Garnick Source Type: news

Keeping patients home, treating the untreatable: Doctors make business case for proton therapy
Columbus doctors say a joint venture for proton beam therapy by Nationwide Children's Hospital and OSU's James Cancer Hospital will keep patients now being referred elsewhere in town and offer a new option for recurring tumors. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Keeping patients home, treating the untreatable: Doctors make business case for proton therapy
Columbus doctors say a joint venture for proton beam therapy by Nationwide Children's Hospital and OSU's James Cancer Hospital will keep patients now being referred elsewhere in town and offer a new option for recurring tumors. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 26, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Keeping patients home, treating the untreatable: Doctors make business case for proton therapy
Columbus doctors say a joint venture for proton beam therapy by Nationwide Children's Hospital and OSU's James Cancer Hospital will keep patients now being referred elsewhere in town and offer a new option for recurring tumors. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Keeping patients home, treating the untreatable: Doctors make business case for proton therapy
Columbus doctors say a joint venture for proton beam therapy by Nationwide Children's Hospital and OSU's James Cancer Hospital will keep patients now being referred elsewhere in town and offer a new option for recurring tumors. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 26, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Hitachi to unveil new CT scanner at RSNA 2018
Hitachi Healthcare plans to showcase its new Scenaria View 64/128-slice CT...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RSNA foundation awards grant for PET/MRI tracer Hitachi lands 1st order for new proton therapy system Hitachi nets FDA OK for proton therapy technology Hitachi inks deal to acquire IT firm VidiStar Hitachi to buy Mitsubishi particle therapy business (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ohio State, Nationwide Children's to team up on $100 million proton therapy cancer center
Ohio State University's James Cancer Hospital and Nationwide Children's Hospital will split the cost of a $100 million proton therapy center as part of Ohio State's outpatient complex being designed for west campus. The project revives a project that Ohio State walked away from a decade ago, but now at one-half to one-third the cost. Proton therapy would take up 55,000 square feet of the planned 340,000-square-foot outpatient campus of Ohio State's Wexner Medical Center. The treatment precisely… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 20, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Cancer-zapping proton center lands big grant from TQL Foundation
The TQL Foundation has donated $1 million toward cancer research at the Proton Therapy Center on the Cincinnati Children ’s Hospital campus in Butler County, the largest amount ever given to benefit the facility.  Cincinnati Children’s and UC Health teamed to build and operate the $120 million Proton Therapy Center, which opened in 2016 to treat both kids and adults.  A 120-ton particle accelerator called a cy clotron zaps cancer with particles that travel faster than a bolt of lightning. In… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 19, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Cancer-zapping proton center lands big grant from TQL Foundation
The TQL Foundation has donated $1 million toward cancer research at the Proton Therapy Center on the Cincinnati Children ’s Hospital campus in Butler County, the largest amount ever given to benefit the facility.  Cincinnati Children’s and UC Health teamed to build and operate the $120 million Proton Therapy Center, which opened in 2016 to treat both kids and adults.  A 120-ton particle accelerator called a cy clotron zaps cancer with particles that travel faster than a bolt of lightning. In… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Insurer Faces $25.5m Payout After Denial of Proton Therapy Insurer Faces $25.5m Payout After Denial of Proton Therapy
Health insurer Aetna denied proton therapy because it was'experimental.'This jury verdict raises the possibility that other denial-of-care suits will follow.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Study: Proton therapy better than radiation for children's brain tumors
Children with brain tumors had better neurocognitive outcomes with proton therapy treatment compared with X-ray radiation therapy, according to a new study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Proton therapy works well for pediatric brain tumors
Children with brain tumors who were treated with proton therapy had better...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Success of proton therapy may depend on who pays for it (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 6, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Proton therapy for pediatric brain tumors has favorable cognitive outcomes
(Northwestern Memorial HealthCare) Proton therapy treatment for pediatric brain tumor patients is associated with better neurocognitive outcomes compared to x-ray radiation therapy according to a study by Northwestern Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Varian launches Bravos brachytherapy system
Radiation oncology firm Varian Medical Systems has introduced Bravos, a new...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian posts mixed results for fiscal 2018 Varian launches single-room proton therapy at ASTRO Varian acquires oncology software company Noona Varian signs educational partner in India Varian makes changes at 2 divisions (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Varian posts mixed results for fiscal 2018
Radiation oncology firm Varian Medical Systems closed out its fiscal 2018 with...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian launches single-room proton therapy at ASTRO Varian acquires oncology software company Noona Varian signs educational partner in India Varian makes changes at 2 divisions Varian treats 1st patient with Halcyon in India (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Second proton therapy system coming to Barnes Jewish Hospital in early 2020
A new type of medical scanning technology that would provide precise, radiation therapy for cancer patients will be coming to Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis in 2020. The technology known as pencil-beam scanning will deliver extremely precise treatments of proton therapy, a type of radiation therapy used to treat cancers of the head, chest, spine and other sensitive areas, as well as pediatric cancers. Siteman Cancer Center is also the home to another… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Robbins Source Type: news

Second proton therapy system coming to Barnes Jewish Hospital in early 2020
A new type of medical scanning technology that would provide precise, radiation therapy for cancer patients will be coming to Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis in 2020. The technology known as pencil-beam scanning will deliver extremely precise treatments of proton therapy, a type of radiation therapy used to treat cancers of the head, chest, spine and other sensitive areas, as well as pediatric cancers. Siteman Cancer Center is also the home to another… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Robbins Source Type: news

Turkish doctors train at Md. Proton Treatment Center with aim to open their own
Three Turkish doctors will be visiting Maryland for training in proton therapy, as Istanbul University plans to launch its own proton center in the next few years. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Varian launches single-room proton therapy at ASTRO
SAN ANTONIO - Radiation oncology firm Varian Medical Systems is launching ProBeam...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian acquires oncology software company Noona Varian signs educational partner in India Varian makes changes at 2 divisions Varian treats 1st patient with Halcyon in India Varian delivers cyclotron to Fla. treatment center (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New ProBeam 360 Degree Proton Therapy System Allows Adaptive Precision Radiation Therapy
The ProBeam® 360 Degree Proton Therapy System is offered with iterative cone-beam CT imaging and high-definition pencil-beam scanning technology. The system comes with 360-degree rotating gantry that allows efficient Intensity Modulated Proton Therapy. The embedded RapidScan™ technology simplifies the process of motion management. The rotating gantry increases treatment times by the reducing patient repositioning and re-imaging.This story is related to the following:Electrotherapy Equipment (Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies)
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - October 23, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Mevion constructs 2nd proton system in St. Louis
Mevion Medical Systems said it's constructing a second proton therapy system...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mevion secures $150M in financing Mevion treats 1st patient with proton therapy system Mevion nabs FDA OK for proton therapy system Mevion submits 510(k) to FDA for proton therapy system Mevion touts scanning milestone (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Cincinnati Children ’s, UC Health research 1-second cancer treatment
The Proton Therapy Center operated by Cincinnati Children ’s Hospital and UC Health is one of the founding members of the FlashForward Consortium, an international group researching the use of high doses of proton beams delivered at ultra-high speeds to treat cancer. The so-called flash therapy, which is delivered in one to three sessions that each last less than one second, represents a promising new direction in the treatment of cancer. The 13-member consortium intends to expand on preclinical… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 22, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Cincinnati Children ’s, UC Health research 1-second cancer treatment
The Proton Therapy Center operated by Cincinnati Children ’s Hospital and UC Health is one of the founding members of the FlashForward Consortium, an international group researching the use of high doses of proton beams delivered at ultra-high speeds to treat cancer. The so-called flash therapy, which is delivered in one to three sessions that each last less than one second, represents a promising new direction in the treatment of cancer. The 13-member consortium intends to expand on preclinical… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 22, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Maryland Proton Treatment Center offers thermal therapy in combination with proton therapy
(University of Maryland Medical Center) The Maryland Proton Treatment Center (MPTC) is now offering deep-tissue external thermal therapy in combination with high-precision proton-beam radiotherapy as a potential way to boost survival chances for certain cancer patients. MPTC is the only center in the world to offer these two treatments at the same facility, an advantage to patients because these therapies are typically given within an hour of each other. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 8, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

International Symposium on Mesothelioma to Focus on Immunotherapy
The eighth annual International Symposium on Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Saturday at UCLA will reflect the rapidly evolving philosophy on future treatment of this rare cancer. Change is coming. The Symposium, which was first held in 2011 to help bring awareness to lung-sparing surgery, will highlight groundbreaking discoveries and the latest advances in immunotherapy and gene therapy — believed to be the future of cancer care. The longtime chemotherapy and surgery standard-of-care routine is fading. The symposium at the Luskin Conference Center on the UCLA campus in Los Angeles will help explain why. “There ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - September 26, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

IBA receives Brazil's OK for proton therapy system
Proton therapy developer Ion Beam Applications (IBA) has received clearance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IBA wins Singapore contract Purchase delays affect IBA's 6-month results IBA lands Ariz. installation IBA posts mixed 2017 results IBA posts revenue decreases in Q3 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hitachi's First Dedicated Compact Proton Therapy System to be Supplied to Tokushukai Medical Group
System will be Installed at Shonan Kamakura Advanced Medical Center, Scheduled to be Complete in September 2020 TOKYO, Sept 14, 2018 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) announced today that it has received an order for the compact proton therapy system from Tokushukai Medical Group, and the system will be installed at Shonan Kamakura Advanced Medical Center, which is planned to be built near Shonan Kamakura General Hospital. This is the first order for...This story is related to the following:Radiotherapy Systems (Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies)
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - September 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Dr. Jeff Balser Named to Varian Board of Directors
PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Varian (NYSE : VAR ) today announced that Jeffrey R. Balser, MD, PhD, president and chief executive officer at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and dean of Vanderbilt Unive... Devices, Oncology, Personnel Varian Medical Systems, ProBeam, proton therapy, radiotherapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Varian Installs Cyclotron for ProBeam Compact Proton Therapy System at Treatment Center in Florida
PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 4, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Varian (NYSE : VAR ) today announced the installation of the cyclotron for the Varian ProBeam® Compact single-room proton therapy system at the cancer treatment center on th... Devices, Oncology Varian Medical Systems, ProBeam, proton therapy, radiotherapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Success of proton therapy may depend on who pays for it
The financial success of a proton therapy facility may depend on who pays for...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Insurers reverse 97% of pediatric proton denials on appeal U.S. proton therapy market to reach $1B by 2022 Simple procedures are keys to success of proton facilities (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Purchase delays affect IBA's 6-month results
Proton therapy developer Ion Beam Applications (IBA) is blaming "low revenue...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IBA lands Ariz. installation IBA posts mixed 2017 results IBA posts revenue decreases in Q3 IBA, Elekta join forces on software development IBA posts half-year revenue increases (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Proton Therapy Trials'at Risk,' Slow to Enroll Patients Proton Therapy Trials'at Risk,' Slow to Enroll Patients
Is proton therapy better than standard radiotherapy in the treatment of cancer? Seven major randomized clinical trials have no answers at this point.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Why randomized trials for proton therapy are difficult to complete (and what we can do about it)
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Commercial insurance medical policies that do not cover treatment with proton therapy can make it difficult for patients to participate in randomized clinical trials funded by the NCI, part of the National Institutes of Health, that are evaluating the therapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

I'm first person to have proton therapy in the UK
THE first indication there was something wrong came last summer when Simon Hardacre began to feel stressed and run down. Like many men he was inclined to attribute his condition to the wear and tear of life but after encouragement from partner Maria Kose, 40, he went to see a GP. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Proton therapy ‘miracle’ treatment allows girl who was blind in one eye to see again
A LITTLE girl who was blinded in one eye has stunned doctors to see again - thanks to miracle treatment in the USA. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Latest Evidence for Particle Therapy in NSCLC Latest Evidence for Particle Therapy in NSCLC
What is the latest evidence on proton therapy for locally advanced lung cancer?Translational Lung Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Mevion secures $150M in financing
Mevion Medical Systems has secured $150 million in financing in a deal...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mevion treats 1st patient with proton therapy system Mevion nabs FDA OK for proton therapy system Mevion submits 510(k) to FDA for proton therapy system Mevion touts scanning milestone Mevion joins forces with MedPhoton (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mevion Medical closes $150m funding round
Mevion Medical Systems said today it closed a $150 million financing round with funds slated to support the company’s proton therapy devices and to expand manufacturing. The round was led by YuanMing Capital and joined by Henan Maisheng Medical Technology and existing investors including HOPU Investments and China Everbright Limited, the Littleton, Mass.-based company said. Mevion said that funding would be used to support its proton therapy business and to expand the company’s manufacturing capabilities to meet an increased interest in its Hyperscan systems. Funding will also support the company’s expans...
Source: Mass Device - June 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Funding Roundup Wall Street Beat Mevion Medical Systems Source Type: news