Navigation Links
Accuray Announces First CyberKnife System in South America
Date:8/2/2012

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), the premier radiation oncology company, announced today that doctors at Instituto Neurologico de Colombia (INDEC) in Medellin, Colombia are now treating patients using the first and only robotic radiosurgery system designed to treat cancerous and non-cancerous tumors anywhere in the body, including the head, spine, lung, prostate, liver and pancreas. INDEC is the first center in South America to offer the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System, which today is used as an alternative to both conventional radiation therapy and surgery at leading centers around the world.

INDEC began treating patients with their CyberKnife System in May 2012 and to date they have treated patients with intracranial, prostate, spine, lung and liver tumors.  Patients treated at INDEC represent the first in South America to receive radiosurgical treatment for both intracranial and extracranial tumors. The first patient was a patient from Bolivia who was treated for a tumor in his spine that was untreatable with the available technologies in his country.

"We take pride in offering a team of highly specialized physicians that work with the most advanced cancer treatment options available," said David Gomez, radiotherapist and director of the Cyberknife unit at INDEC. "The Cyberknife System represents the next step in innovative cancer treatment by allowing our physicians to offer the most personalized care delivered with unparalleled accuracy, ensuring that each patient receives the best treatment available." 

"According to the global business intelligence firm GlobalData, the worldwide radiation therapy market is expected to reach more than $3.6 billion by 2018. A critical part of
'/>"/>

SOURCE Accuray Incorporated
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. Accuray Surpasses 600 Installations Globally
2. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Upcoming Poster Presentations of Zerenex™ (Ferric Citrate) at the Upcoming American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2011 Annual Meeting
3. VaxyGen Assay Services, LLC Announces Launch of Custom Bioassay Services and Operations
4. Sequenom Announces Participation at the Lazard Capital Markets 8th Annual Healthcare Conference
5. ACORN Research, LLC Announces Partnership with AdeptBio, LLC
6. GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Nine Month 2011 Financial Results
7. WuXi PharmaTech Announces Third-Quarter 2011 Results
8. Chimerix Announces Late-Breaking Poster Presentation at Kidney Week 2011 Annual Meeting
9. Spherix Announces Third Quarter Financial Results
10. Modern Mobility Aids, Inc. Announces November 30, 2011 Closing of Lumigene Acquisition
11. MedImmune Announces Winners of Its 6th Annual Global Abstract Competition
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/27/2015)... ... July 27, 2015 , ... Brady ... new video: 3 Ways to GHS Labels . This video provides useful ... Harmonized System (GHS) by effectively labeling chemical containers. , “With the fourth and ...
(Date:7/27/2015)... -- According to the new Market Research Report ... by Application (Biobanking, Regenerative Medicine, Drug Discovery), by Geography ( ... Asia-Pacific , Rest of the World) - ... was valued at $247.7 million in 2014, which is estimated ... CAGR of 18.2% between 2014 and 2019. Browse ...
(Date:7/27/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 27, 2015 , ... Visual Assay ... and celebrate the top 100 most innovative technologies and services of the past year. ... named in the Software/Services category. The winners will be announced at the 2015 R&D ...
(Date:7/24/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 24, 2015 , ... VetStem Biopharma, ... Center in support of stem cell therapy training and clinical opportunities. , “We are ... opportunity to veterinarians in the San Diego area. Stem cell therapy is an established ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Brady Releases “3 Roads to GHS Labels” Video 2Global Biopreservation Media Market to be Worth $571.5 Million by 2019 2Global Biopreservation Media Market to be Worth $571.5 Million by 2019 3Visual Assay® Named Finalist in 53rd Annual R&D 100 Awards 2VetStem Biopharma, proudly announces a new long term partnership with VCA Emergency Animal Hospital & Referral Center. 2VetStem Biopharma, proudly announces a new long term partnership with VCA Emergency Animal Hospital & Referral Center. 3
... 2012  Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that ... has been appointed President, Chief Executive Officer and ... his resignation earlier this year.  In addition, Evan ... and Wyeth and who led regulatory approval for ...
... science project being conducted jointly by the universities in ... Center. The support is to be provided over a ... project managers, Professor Dr. Angelika Khnle and Dr. Wolfgang ... Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU), were notified of the grant ...
... scientist at Michigan Technological University has discovered a chemical reaction ... it also creates something useful. And, by the way, it ... new, but carbon dioxide molecules are so stable that those ... energy were to come from fossil fuels, over time the ...
Cached Biology Technology:Paratek Announces Appointments of Dennis Molnar as Chief Executive Officer and Director and of Dr. Evan Loh as Chief Medical Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors 2Paratek Announces Appointments of Dennis Molnar as Chief Executive Officer and Director and of Dr. Evan Loh as Chief Medical Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors 3Paratek Announces Appointments of Dennis Molnar as Chief Executive Officer and Director and of Dr. Evan Loh as Chief Medical Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors 4Paratek Announces Appointments of Dennis Molnar as Chief Executive Officer and Director and of Dr. Evan Loh as Chief Medical Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors 5En route to a quantum computer 2
(Date:7/8/2015)... DIEGO , July 8, 2015  Trovagene, ... cell-free molecular diagnostics, today announced the launch of ... the Company,s Precision Cancer Monitoring℠ (PCM) technology for ... receiving one or a combination of the novel ... Opdivo® (nivolumab), a PD-1 inhibitor. The 50-patient study ...
(Date:7/7/2015)... -- Research and Markets ( ... "Capacitive Fingerprint Sensors Patent Landscape" report ... fingerprint sensing technology is the most reliable and ... developed. This patent landscape focuses on fingerprint sensors ... of capacitive fingerprint sensors is closely linked to ...
(Date:7/7/2015)... July 7, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ) ... growing mobile commerce market announces a revised version of one of ... commercial will air on CNBC in New York ... and San Francisco metro areas.    ... on Wocket,s ability to replace all the cards in your wallet ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Trovagene Initiates Study to Monitor Response to Immunotherapy in Melanoma Patients Using its Precision Cancer Monitoring Platform 2Trovagene Initiates Study to Monitor Response to Immunotherapy in Melanoma Patients Using its Precision Cancer Monitoring Platform 3Trovagene Initiates Study to Monitor Response to Immunotherapy in Melanoma Patients Using its Precision Cancer Monitoring Platform 4Worldwide Capacitive Fingerprint Sensors Patent Landscape Market Report 2015-2020 - Main IP Holders include Seiko Epson, AuthenTec, Sony and STMicroelectronics 2Wocket Smart Wallet Commercials Airing on CNBC to Showcase This Summer's Must- Have Tech Product 2Wocket Smart Wallet Commercials Airing on CNBC to Showcase This Summer's Must- Have Tech Product 3
... have all but disappearedwere home to dozens of species of ... hundreds of species of flowers, and herds of roaming bison. ... by the University of Colorado Boulder has gotten a peek ... once called the tallgrass prairie home: the diverse assortment of ...
... AMHERST, Mass. Usually indigestion is a bad thing, ... Robert Vass at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently ... partial degradation of a DNA replication protein is required ... one of the most highly controlled biological processes in ...
... Institute of Biotechnology have used the power of ... atomic movements. The research is helping to chart ... "glycomes" - the entire complement of carbohydrates within ... new understanding of these vital biomolecules which play ...
Cached Biology News:CU-Boulder-led team gets first look at diverse life below rare tallgrass prairies 2Biochemists find incomplete protein digestion is a useful thing for some bacteria 2Gaming technology unravels 1 of the most complex entities in nature 2Gaming technology unravels 1 of the most complex entities in nature 3
This monoclonal antibody specifically recognizes Y. pestiscapsular F1 antigen. It does not cross-react with Y. pseudotuberculosisor Y. enterocolitica....
Clarin Mounting Medium (Permanent environmentally safe mounting medium for general histology & cytology use)...
... formulated for covering tissue sections and cell preparations ... alcohol insoluble end products. UltraMount Plus ... Red or AEC that require an aqueous mounting ... DAB. No heating is required prior to use. ...
IHC Zinc Fixative - , 1000 ml Consult technical datasheet for details....
Biology Products: