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Avalon Portfolio Nominates Slate of Directors for TomoTherapy Board

Latest bid to force TomoTherapy to consider strategic alternatives MADISON, Wis., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Avalon Portfolio, LLC, the investment arm of Avalon Capital Group, announced that on December 23, 2008 it nominated four new directors to serve on the board of TomoTherapy Inc. (Nasdaq: ...

TomoTherapy Names Rafael Vaello Vice President of Global Sales : Former Philips Healthcare executive brings proven sales experience in oncology, imaging industries

TomoTherapy Incorporated (NASDAQ: TOMO), producer of the HiArt treatment system for advanced radiation therapy, today announced that Rafael (Ralph) Vaello will join the company as vice president of global sales, effective December 1, 2008. Mr. Vaello, who will report to TomoTherapy CEO Fred Rober...

TomoTherapy Completes Acquisition of Linear Accelerator Manufacturer in China

TomoTherapy Incorporated (NASDAQ: TOMO), maker of the HiArt treatment system for advanced radiation therapy, announced today that it has finalized the agreement to acquire privately held linear accelerator manufacturer Chengdu Twin Peak Accelerator Technology Inc., based in Chengdu, China. ...

Radiation Oncology Experts from 16 Countries Attend Technical University of Munich's International Conference on TomoTherapy

TomoTherapy Incorporated (NASDAQ: TOMO) announced today that Technical University of Munich, Germany, recently welcomed 175 radiation oncology experts from 16 countries to the ‘International Conference on the Clinical Use of TomoTherapy’. The two-day event featured 35 technical talks ...

Grupo IMO Hosts Symposium on Use of TomoTherapy for Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Body Radiation Procedures : Experts Detail HiArt Platform Advantages for Treatment of Brain, Lung, Pancreatic and Metastatic Cancers

TomoTherapy Incorporated (NASDAQ: TOMO) announced today that Grupo IMO of Madrid, Spain, recently hosted a symposium on the clinical use of the HiArt treatment system for stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT). Symposium speakers highlighted the HiArt syste...

Sweden to Receive Scandinavia's First TomoTherapy System : Lund University Hospital to Offer Swedish Cancer Patients the Most Advanced Image-Guided Radiation Therapy Treatments

TomoTherapy Incorporated (NASDAQ: TOMO) announced today that it has extended its reach in Europe with the first TomoTherapy HiArt treatment system set to be installed in Scandinavia, at Lund University Hospital in Sweden. MADISON, Wis. (Business Wire EON) July 31, 200...

TomoTherapy Concludes Treatment Quality Challenge

TomoTherapy Incorporated (NASDAQ:TOMO), maker of the TomoTherapy® Hi·Art® treatment system for advanced radiation therapy, today announced the close of its Treatment Quality Challenge. The company had offered $250,000 to any U.S. cancer center that could surpass the quality of a he...

Medical Manufacturer TomoTherapy Implements SAP Solution in Only 16 Weeks

MADISON, Wis., March 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SAP America, Inc., a subsidiary of SAP AG (NYSE: SAP ), today announced that radiation therapy system manufacturer TomoTherapy Incorporated successfully implemented the SAP(R) Business All-in-One solution in a remarkable 16 weeks and realized ...

MUSC's Hollings Cancer Center, Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center Partner on New TomoTherapy Treatment for Cancer Patients

Intensity Modulated Radiation Incorporates CT Imaging to Deliver Exceptional Accuracy CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center and the Medical University of South Carolina's Hollings Cancer Center have partnered to bring Tomo...

Positioning pelvic cancer patients on stomachs for radiation yields better results

.... The type of radiation used in this study was helical TomoTherapy. The tomotherapy system used allows physicians to take a computed tomography or CT scan just... image-guided radiation therapy or IGRT. The treatment system in the study, tomotherapy HiArt, delivers intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) with a helical...
TomoTherapy in Medical Definition

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TomoTherapy in Biological Technology

Wisconsin doctors pinpoint cancer with TomoTherapy radiation treatment

It's not a cure for cancer, but a Madison-based company has found a way to attack tumors without exposing as much of the body to side effects. TomoTherapy announced last week that its Hi-Art System, a pinpoint radiation treatment, is being used in 20 institutions in North America, including ...

Total marrow irradiation using TomoTherapy System performed at City of Hope

Madison, Wis. - Madison-based TomoTherapy's HI-ART System was put to a new use June 8, with its first application of it for whole marrow irradiation at City of Hope Cancer Center near Los Angeles. "We wanted to explore the use of TomoTherapy to selectively deliver radiation therapy to the enti...

Perez joins TomoTherapy board

Madison, Wis. -- Dr. Carlos Perez has been appointed to the board of directors of TomoTherapy Inc . in Madison. Perez is a former president of the American Society of Therapeutic Radiation and has more than 40 years of experience in radiation oncology. Perez is professor emeritus in the Depa...

Leading cancer institute to install three TomoTherapy systems

Madison, Wis. - TomoTherapy, Inc . has sold three of its advanced radiation therapy systems to one of the nation's leading cancer centers, the company announced. The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute , based at the University of South Florida in Tampa, will install three of ...

City of Hope adds second TomoTherapy system

Madison, Wis. - TomoTherapy, Inc. , a developer of radiation therapy technology, has installed its second Hi-Art System at City of Hope , a national medical center based in Duarte, Calif. The facility, a leader in the field of bone marrow transplantation, is among a growing number of treatm...

Cash-rich TomoTherapy has no plans for IPO

Madison, Wis. - TomoTherapy, Inc. , the medical device developer that has secured $42 million in outside equity and has rapidly grown sales of its precision radiation therapy technology based on the innovations of University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers, is riding high. So high that it ...

Hospital named for Madame Curie installs TomoTherapy system

Madison, Wis . - While much of TomoTherapy's focus has been on sales in India, it recently registered its first sale in France, and the sale is to a hospital that bears the name of European scientific royalty. The Madison-based medical imaging and device manufacturer has sold its Hi-Art syst...

WTN Interview: Carl Gulbrandsen
WARF - A Unique and Successful Technology Transfer Organization

... much money. In that case we made an equity-based license transaction. tomotherapy is another company in which we speculated and made an equity investment bo... cash and a technology license. WARF recognized that the concept of helical tomotherapy (a sophisticated way to more accurately focus radiation on cancer cells whi...

TomoTherapy: A Marriage of IT and Biotech

...ht stand. So, I talked with John Barni , CEO of tomotherapy , and asked, Does IT give his company a competitiv...tments. The use of information technology gives tomotherapy a competitive advantage in two areas: products and... theres an issue; and identifying best practices. tomotherapy also excels in the use of information technology i...

Wisconsins VC Challenge

...uccessful, demonstrating how these programs can have a dramatic impact. tomotherapy , based in Madison, is commercializing a radiotherapy device to dramaticall...oday without funds from the CAPCOs and investors introduced by the CAPCOs. tomotherapy has grown to nearly 100 employees it had 28 at the time of the first CAPCO...

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