Japan OKs IBA's proton therapy system
Proton therapy developer Ion Beam Applications (IBA) has received Japanese...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IBA reaches treatment milestone, wins UAE order IBA wins proton therapy contract in China IBA cyclotron opens ahead of schedule IBA awarded Chinese proton therapy contract IBA wins Fla. cyclotron installation (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 8, 2016 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

‘Cyclotron’ zaps tumors, boosts Cincinnati’s profile
A new medical center designed to zap cancer with particles that travel faster than a bolt of lightning finished treating its first patient this month in Butler County. A Deerfield Township woman underwent proton beam therapy to destroy brain tumors. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and UC Health teamed to build and operate the $120 million proton therapy center, which treats both kids and adults. “I really didn’t mind being the first patient because I knew they would be extra… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 25, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

‘Cyclotron’ zaps tumors, boosts Cincinnati’s profile
A new medical center designed to zap cancer with particles that travel faster than a bolt of lightning finished treating its first patient this month in Butler County. A Deerfield Township woman underwent proton beam therapy to destroy brain tumors. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and UC Health teamed to build and operate the $120 million proton therapy center, which treats both kids and adults. “I really didn’t mind being the first patient because I knew they would be extra… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 25, 2016 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Mevion touts new proton therapy tech
Mevion Medical Systems announced its latest development in proton therapy, touting improvements that could allow its Hyperscan system to treat tumors other proton therapy systems cannot. The announcement was made at the 58th annual ASTRO meeting this week in Boston. CEO Joseph Jachinowski told MassDevice.com that the Littleton, Mass.-based company’s Hyperscan system is now integrated with the Adaptive Aperture, a collimator which can narrow a beam of protons to 1-3 millimeters. The Hyperscan device is completely novel to proton therapy, Jachinowski told us, because it can scan 10-50 times faster than o...
Source: Mass Device - September 28, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Hospital Care Oncology Mevion Medical Systems Source Type: news

IBA's Proton Therapy Community Achieves the Next Big Milestone With 50,000 Cancer Patients Treated
With the Number of Treated Patients Growing by Over 20% Year by Year, Patient Access Will Double by 2020 LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE, Belgium, September 27, 2016 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- IBA, the worldwide leading expert in proton therapy is p... Devices, Oncology IBA , Ion Beam Applications, proton therapy radiotherapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 27, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ASTRO: OK to cut RT dose for primary medulloblastoma
Reduced doses for radiation therapy (RT) for pediatric medulloblastoma at the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Pediatric proton therapy treatments on the rise SNMMI: PET, MRI may predict pediatric brain tumor outcomes ASTRO: Study lauds proton therapy Imaging advances therapy assessment Proton therapy offers hope to pediatric brain cancer patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 26, 2016 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

IBA to Open the Path Towards Adaptive Proton Therapy
IBA Launches Groundbreaking Online Platform to Gather the Leading Experts in Adaptive Proton Therapy and Create a Community to Develop Research Open Source Software LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE, Belgium, September 23, 2016 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) ... Devices, Oncology IBA , Ion Beam Applications, proton therapy, radiotherapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 23, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ZDI Introduces Patented Proton Therapy and Radiation Therapy Positioning Devices to Radiation Oncology Market
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 23, 2016 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- ZDi Solutions, LLC announced today that it will soon market its Z-System™ patient positioning devices to proton therapy and conventional radiation therapy facilities in the U.S.... Devices, Oncology, Product Launch ZDi Solutions, proton therapy, radiotherapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 23, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mevion to sharpen pencil-beam scanning at ASTRO
Proton therapy developer Mevion Medical Systems plans to highlight an upgrade...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mevion reaches milestone in Ohio Mevion proton system begins treating patients in Fla. Mevion delivers proton accelerator to DC hospital Mevion wins Calif. proton therapy contract Mevion, Washington University expand partnership (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 22, 2016 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Proton therapy demand wave drives expansion of Belgium ’ s IBA
(Reuters) – When Yves Jongen stood at the controls of his proton therapy machine 15 years ago to treat a cancer patient for the first time he was petrified. Now Jongen’s company IBA is hiring 400 engineers to cope with demand for the technology, increasing its workforce by a third, and expanding its production capacity to make up to 30 machines a year, from a maximum of 8 now. “It is such a responsibility to send a beam of potentially lethal particles into the body of a fellow human being. It is exciting but scary at the same time,” he said. Proton therapy made the front pages in Britain l...
Source: Mass Device - September 1, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Radiosurgery IBA Source Type: news

Proton therapy demand wave drives expansion of Belgium's IBA
LOUVAIN LA NEUVE, Belgium (Reuters) - When Yves Jongen stood at the controls of his proton therapy machine fifteen years ago to treat a cancer patient for the first time he was petrified. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Parents' heartbreak as NHS 'deny' five-year-old Nell life-saving proton therapy
ANXIOUS parents are racing against time to raise money for their daughter, who has been refused NHS funding for potentially life-saving overseas cancer treatment - proton beam therapy. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Judy Bruner Appointed to Board of Directors of Varian Medical Systems; Venkatraman Thyagarajan Retires from Varian Board
PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 22, 2016 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (VAR) today announced that Judy Bruner, retired Executive Vice President, Administration and Chief Financial Officer of SanDisk Corporation, has bee... Devices, Oncology, Personnel Varian Medical Systems, proton therapy, radiotherapy, radiosurgery (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - August 22, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Global x-ray detector market to reach $3B by 2021
The global market for digital x-ray detectors is expected to reach $3 billion...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: U.S. breast localization market to reach $878M by 2020 Global ultrasound market expected to grow 5% by 2021 South Korean proton therapy market to grow Global fluoro market to reach $804M by 2020 Physician shortage will drive global telemed market (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 10, 2016 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Photos: $120M cancer-zapping facility opens in Butler County
A $120 million Proton Therapy Center is to begin treating cancer patients next month, and a first look at the tumor-zapping facility in Butler County was provided today by officials with UC Health and Cincinnati Children ’s Hospital Medical Center. “This important investment will transform cancer care for children and adults and generate a new wave of discovery,” said Michael Fisher, CEO of Cincinnati Children’s, which covered 90 percent of the cost of the facility on its Liberty Township… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 9, 2016 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

FIRST LOOK: $120M cancer-zapping facility opens in Greater Cincinnati
A $120 million Proton Therapy Center is to begin treating cancer patients next month, and a first look at the tumor-zapping facility in Butler County was provided today by officials with UC Health and Cincinnati Children ’s Hospital Medical Center. “This important investment will transform cancer care for children and adults and generate a new wave of discovery,” said Michael Fisher, CEO of Cincinnati Children’s, which covered 90 percent of the cost of the facility on its Liberty Township… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 8, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

IBA cyclotron opens ahead of schedule
Proton therapy and radiopharmacy vendor Ion Beam Applications (IBA) said that...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IBA awarded Chinese proton therapy contract IBA wins Fla. cyclotron installation IBA unveils new cyclotron at SNMMI 2016 IBA appoints new executives IBA achieves Q1 revenue growth (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 5, 2016 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Varian Medical shares rise after Street-beating Q3
Varian Medical (NYSE:VAR) saw shares rise 5% after releasing 3rd quarter earnings that handily beat the Street’s expectations. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based company reported profits of $98.9 million, or $1.04 per share, on sales of $789.4 million for the 3rd quarter. The bottom-line shrunk 12.9% as sales grew 0.7% compared to the same quarter in 2015. Adjusted earnings per share were $1.22, topping analysts on Wall Street’s expectations of $1.17 per share. The street was looking for sales of $779.9 million for the round, which Varian topped by more than $9 million. Shares have risen 5% to trade at ...
Source: Mass Device - July 28, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Varian Medical Systems Source Type: news

First cancer patient in Ohio receives proton therapy treatment
( University Hospitals Case Medical Center ) Mevion Medical Systems, the leader in compact proton therapy, is announcing that University Hospitals in Cleveland used the industry-leading MEVION S250 proton therapy system to treat its first patient, a 24-year-old woman with, rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare form of sarcoma. The proton therapy treatment made history by being the first in the state of Ohio. The new proton therapy center is located on the main campus of UH, directly between UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital and UH Seidman Cancer Center. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 27, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Living With Cancer: Keep Cool in the Summer Heat
Tips for cancer survivors to keep cool in the summer heat Some cancer treatments can increase your risk of dehydration and sunburn. Here's how to stay safe and comfortable this summer. Proton therapy Get the facts about this radiation therapy that uses high-energy beams to treat tumors. Bone cancer Learn more about the signs, symptoms [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 1, 2016 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Pencil Beam Protons Zap Cancer
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Radiation treatment for cancer has become as precise as the tip of a pencil. With pencil beam proton therapy, doctors can pinpoint tumors more accurately than ever before, while greatly reducing the number of treatments and the risk of damaging healthy cells. (Source: Medical Headlines From Ivanhoe.com)
Source: Medical Headlines From Ivanhoe.com - June 21, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Finally, RCT Results for Proton Therapy in a CancerFinally, RCT Results for Proton Therapy in a Cancer
Results from the first randomized controlled trial of proton therapy indicate that the new technology is no better than IMRT in the treatment of lung cancer. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - June 21, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

IBA unveils new cyclotron at SNMMI 2016
Ion Beam Applications (IBA) is showcasing its Cyclone Kiube cyclotron this...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IBA achieves Q1 revenue growth IBA signs deal with University of Florida IBA to install proton therapy center in India IBA forecasts revenue, earnings growth IBA sells last of IBA Molecular (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 13, 2016 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Varian and Russian Proton Therapy Center Achieve Milestone with Cyclotron Installation
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, June 9, 2016 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Russia's first dedicated proton therapy treatment center achieved a major milestone this week with the installation of the cyclotron by equipment supplier Varian Medical Sys... Devices, OncologyVarian Medical Systems, ProBeam, proton therapy, radiotherapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 9, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Samsung Medical Center opens new proton therapy facility
South Korea-based Samsung Medical Center (SMC) has opened a new proton therapy facility for the treatment of cancer. (Source: Hospital Management)
Source: Hospital Management - May 26, 2016 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

IBA achieves Q1 revenue growth
Revenue gains from its proton therapy products powered double-digit growth...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IBA signs deal with University of Florida IBA to install proton therapy center in India IBA forecasts revenue, earnings growth IBA sells last of IBA Molecular IBA wins contract in Argentina (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 11, 2016 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Texas Center for Proton Therapy Treats First Patient with Isocentric Cone Beam CT and Pencil Beam Scanning
IRVING, Texas (May 9, 2016) — Texas Center for Proton Therapy and IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.), the world’s leading provider of proton therapy solutions for the treatment of cancer, announce the first patient treated in North America with the center’s high-precision tandem of isocentric cone-bea... (Source: McKesson News)
Source: McKesson News - May 9, 2016 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Breakthrough technology offers new treatment for patients with hard-to-reach tumors
(MediaSource) An enormous high tech machine is providing new hope to patients across the country with inoperable tumors. Proton therapy is a precise radiation technique that reduces the side effects often accompanied by traditional treatment options. Thanks to this remarkable technology, a new proton therapy center at UF Health Cancer Center - Orlando Health is saving the eyesight of a new mother who was diagnosed with a tumor behind her eye during her second trimester of pregnancy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 4, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Proton Therapy Center Initiates 3D Image Guided Proton Therapy to Enhance Precision of Cancer Care
PALO ALTO, Calif., April 27, 2016 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Varian Medical Systems (VAR), today announced that its 3D volumetric imaging technology is now being used at a California proton therapy center to enhance the precision and qua... Devices, OncologyVarian Medical Systems, ProBeam, proton therapy, radiotherapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 27, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Varian supports lung cancer trial
Radiation therapy firm Varian Medical Systems is endorsing a phase III trial...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian opens office in Algeria Varian launches new Beacon transponder Varian preps new products for ECR 2016 Varian posts mixed Q1 results Varian gets Saudi OK for proton therapy system (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 21, 2016 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Varian backs Phase III non-small cell lung cancer trial
Varian Medical (NYSE:VAR) said today it is supporting a Phase III clinical trial set to compare outcomes of radiosurgery against surgical resection for treating early-stage, high-risk operable non-small cell lung cancer. The randomized “Stablemates Trial” will test the hypothesis that 3-year overall survival in high risk operable patients with Stage I NSCLC is equivalent or greater in patients who undergo stereotactic ablative radiotherapy compared to conventional surgery, the company said. “In addition to a potentially longer survival rate, SAbR may benefit some lung cancer patients by off...
Source: Mass Device - April 18, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Oncology Radiosurgery Varian Medical Systems Source Type: news

Contractors named for $39M Proton Therapy project
The University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute has named the contractors doing work on the first phase of its $39 million expansion. University of Florida Planning, Design & Construction Division is managing the project, while Gilbane Building Company is acting as the construction manager. Gilbane, which has Jacksonville offices, has experience with building facilities for health care institutions, and, more specifically, has experience building multiple proton therapy facilities. Walker… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 8, 2016 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Alexa Epitropoulos Source Type: news

FDA releases February 2016 510(k) clearances
February 2016 510(k) Clearances 510(k) summaries or 510(k) statements for final decisions rendered during the period February 2016. TOTAL 510(k)s THIS PERIOD 224 TOTAL WITH SUMMARIES 213 TOTAL WITH STATEMENTS 11 February 2016 510(k) Clearances 510(K) SUMMARIES OR 510(K) STATEMENTS FOR FINAL DECISIONS RENDERED DURING THE PERIOD February 2016 DEVICE: ANI Monitor MDOLORIS MEDICAL SYSTEMS SAS 510(k) NO: K142969(Traditional) ATTN: MATHILDE COLLET PHONE NO : 011 333 62092081 6, RUE DU PR LAGUESSE SE DECISION MADE: 23-FEB-16 LILLE FR 59037 510(k) SUMMARY AVAILABLE FROM FDA DEVICE: DBSWIN and VistaEasy Imaging Software Durr Dental...
Source: Mass Device - April 5, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: MassDevice Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Source Type: news

Varian opens office in Algeria
Radiation therapy firm Varian Medical Systems has expanded its operations in...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian launches new Beacon transponder Varian preps new products for ECR 2016 Varian posts mixed Q1 results Varian gets Saudi OK for proton therapy system Varian sees slight revenue increase in 2015 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 25, 2016 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Varian launches new Beacon transponder
Radiation therapy firm Varian Medical Systems has launched a Calypso 17-gauge...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian preps new products for ECR 2016 Varian posts mixed Q1 results Varian gets Saudi OK for proton therapy system Varian sees slight revenue increase in 2015 Varian to develop radiotherapy training program in India (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 23, 2016 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Experience counts in treating prostate cancer
Men with aggressive prostate cancer who are treated with radiation at a high-volume...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Interrupted radiation therapy risks cancer recurrence ASTRO: Shorter RT works for low-risk prostate cancer Shortened RT for prostate cancer may not be better Prostate cancer rad therapy may cause other cancers Proton therapy succeeds in treating prostate cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 17, 2016 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Exclusive: 3 things to know about Orlando's first proton therapy center
More than just top-notch cancer treatments are coming to Orlando next month when the first proton therapy center opens its doors. On April 4, Orlando Health is slated to open its new $25 million proton therapy center, which holds a 100-ton Mevion S250 superconducting synchrocyclotron proton accelerator — the most advanced radiation technology for treating brain, spine, prostate, lung, breast, head, neck and pediatric cancers. It will be the 21st in the country and one of just 58 in the world,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 9, 2016 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rachel Williams Source Type: news

Sharpen Clinical Skills to Enhance Patient Care at ACR 2016
Washington, DC — Radiology and imaging professionals will gain needed clinical education expertise to deliver valued-based care at ACR 2016 —The Crossroads of Radiology®. “Emerging health care models are changing the way physicians make patient care decisions, whether in large academic medical centers or small rural practices,” said Cheri Canon, MD, FACR, chair of the ACR 2016 Program Committee. “The focus now is on achieving higher patient satisfaction and care quality, better population-wide health outcomes and reduced costs,” she added. “At ACR 2016, diagnostic radiologists...
Source: American College of Radiology - March 9, 2016 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

IBA forecasts revenue, earnings growth
Proton therapy technology developer Ion Beam Applications (IBA) is projecting...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IBA sells last of IBA Molecular IBA wins contract in Argentina IBA posts revenue increase in 1st half of 2015 IBA divests North American subsidiary IBA adds to China proton therapy deal (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 17, 2016 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Media Advisory: The Southwest’s First Proton Therapy Facility to Open at Mayo Clinic in Arizona
WHAT: Mayo Clinic is hosting a grand opening event for Mayo Clinic Building – Phoenix, home to the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center and the new Mayo Clinic Proton Beam Therapy Program — the first such cancer treatment program in the Southwest. The new Proton Beam Therapy Program will begin treating patients in mid-March. Reporters can tour [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Business News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Business News - February 15, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Media Advisory: The Southwest ’s First Proton Therapy Facility to Open at Mayo Clinic in Arizona
WHAT: Mayo Clinic  is hosting a grand opening event for Mayo Clinic Building – Phoenix, home to the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center and the new Mayo Clinic Proton Beam Therapy Program — the first such cancer treatment program in the Southwest. The new Proton Beam Therapy Program will begin treating patients in mid-Mar ch. Reporters can tour [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News - February 15, 2016 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Proton Therapy: Overview of Treatment & Side Effects
Information regarding Proton therapy, a method used to apply a specific radiation dose to a cancer tumor (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - February 10, 2016 Category: Disability Tags: Therapy Types Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Proton therapy for cancer 'just as effective and safer' than standard radiotherapy
A trial finds a type of radiotherapy that uses protons instead of photons or X-rays is as effective at treating medulloblastoma in children and causes fewer long-term side effects. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine Source Type: news

Research backs proton therapy that saved life of Ashya King
A CANCER treatment that cured a little boy whose parents fled from a British hospital to seek care abroad has been shown to be more beneficial for children than conventional radiotherapy. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 31, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IQ Loss Cut With Proton Therapy for Brain Tumors (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Kids had significant IQ decline with photons but not protons (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - January 30, 2016 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Varian posts mixed Q1 results
Radiation therapy firm Varian Medical Systems reported higher revenues but...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian gets Saudi OK for proton therapy system Varian sees slight revenue increase in 2015 Varian to develop radiotherapy training program in India Varian showcases new products at RSNA 2015 Varian expects drop in earnings for fiscal 2015 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 29, 2016 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Proton therapy controls common pediatric brain tumor with fewer long-term side effects
(Massachusetts General Hospital) The use of proton radiotherapy to treat the most common malignant brain tumor in children is as effective as standard photon (X-ray) radiation therapy while causing fewer long-term side effects such as hearing loss and cognitive disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 29, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Proton Therapy Controls Common Pediatric Brain Tumor with Fewer Long-Term Side Effects (Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center)
The use of proton radiotherapy to treat the most common malignant brain tumor in children is as effective as standard photon (x-ray) radiation therapy while causing fewer long-term side effects such as hearing loss and cognitive disorders, according to a study receiving online publication in Lancet Oncology. The paper from a team led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators describes patient outcomes an average of seven years after proton therapy for medulloblastoma, a fast-growing ... (Source: National Comprehensive Cancer Network)
Source: National Comprehensive Cancer Network - January 29, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Varian Medical Systems Appoints Dr. Patrick Kupelian VP of Clinical Affairs
PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 26, 2016 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Varian Medical Systems (VAR), a world leader in cancer treatment and x-ray imaging technology, today announced it has appointed Patrick Kupelian, MD to vice president of Clinica... Devices, Oncology, PersonnelVarian Medical Systems, radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 26, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news