2006 Press Releases

TomoTherapy Inc. and Kirloskar Bring State-of-the-Art Cancer Care to Tata Memorial in India Dec. 21, 2006- Cancer patients in India will soon gain access to an advanced technology that allows for greater accuracy and precision in radiation therapy. TomoTherapy Inc. announced today that they are teaming up with Kirloskar Theratronics (P) Ltd. (KTPL) to distribute the TomoTherapy Hi-Art System throughout India and surrounding countries. KTPL, part of the highly respected Kirloskar Group, provides radiotherapy equipment and solutions to India, serving about 250 current radiotherapy installations across the country. Read More »
National Cancer Center of Korea Installs Hi-Art System The National Cancer Center of South Korea is a world-class cancer research institute, serving as a hub of cancer control, prevention, and education for the nation. This fall, the center officially launched their new Hi-Art System with an Opening Ceremony in October. Read More »
Grupo IMO of Madrid Hosts International Symposium on TomoTherapy Radiation Treatments Dec. 6, 2006- Fundacion Grupo IMO-the scientific and non-profit branch of the Oncology Institute of Madrid-recently hosted an international symposium on 'New Horizons in Cancer Treatment: TomoTherapy.' Sponsored by the Ramn Areces Foundation, the two-day symposium was held on November 23 - 24, 2006, and brought together experts from across the US and Europe to discuss technical and clinical experiences with the TomoTherapy Hi-Art System, as well as new and recent developments in image guidance, stereotactic body radiotherapy, and adaptive radiotherapy. Read More »
TomoTherapy Incorporated Unveils CTrue Imaging Technology at ASTRO Nov. 27, 2006- In less than a decade since the company was founded, TomoTherapy Inc. has established itself as the leading innovator among radiation therapy solutions providers. To date, nearly 250,000 patient treatment fractions have been delivered worldwide on the company's advanced radiation therapy platform, the TomoTherapy® Hi?EArt System®. At ASTRO's 48th Annual Meeting in early November, TomoTherapy Inc. showcased its CTrue imaging technology, which makes everyday image guidance a reality for the delivery of IMRT. Read More »
Accuray Wins Emerging Technology Award from Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal Sunnyvale, Calif., November 20, 2006 - Accuray Incorporated, a global leader in the field of robotic radiosurgery, was presented with the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal's 2006 Emerging Technology Award. Accuray was selected as the winner in the medical devices category for its innovative radiosurgery system, which uses intelligent robotics to treat tumors anywhere in the body. Read More »
Accuray and Siemens Announce Collaboration to Jointly Develop Enhanced Radiosurgery and Radiotherapy Products Sunnyvale, Calif. and Concord, Calif., November 6, 2006 - Accuray Incorporated and Siemens Medical Solutions today announced the signing of an agreement to collaborate in the development of advanced imaging and software solutions targeted for use in both radiosurgery and radiotherapy. The two companies will jointly focus on the integration and optimization of Siemens computed tomography (CT) imaging technology with Accuray's CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System. They will also work towards the integration of Accuray's advanced targeting techniques into Siemens radiotherapy product line. Read More »
Accuray Integrates In-Room 4D Imaging with the CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System Sunnyvale, Calif., November 6, 2006 - Accuray Incorporated, a global leader in the field of robotic radiosurgery, today introduced the industry's first solution that combines the power of robotic radiosurgery with either 3D or 4D diagnostic quality computer tomography (CT) scanning in the treatment room. With advanced imaging technology, clinicians can visualize the exact location of the tumor and its surrounding critical structures, immediately prior to treatment, to ensure the radiosurgery procedure delivers the treatment as planned. Read More »
Accuray Introduces First and Only Radiosurgery Products Designed for the Non-Invasive Treatment of Lung Tumors Sunnyvale, Calif., November 6, 2006 - Accuray Incorporated, a global leader in the field of robotic radiosurgery, today introduced three new products designed to improve the way lung cancer is treated. These products - Xsight Lung Tracking System, Xchange Robotic Collimator Changer and 4D Treatment Optimization and Planning System - combine with the Accuray CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System to offer a non-invasive, fiducial-free lung cancer treatment option that eliminates the risk of complications common with the implantation of markers or fiducials. Moreover, the products can shorten treatment times through treatment planning optimization and reduced treatment delivery interruptions. Read More »