RapidArc, which efficient treatment efficient treatment in single or multiple arcs of the treatment machine around the patient, was introduced early last year by Varian, the world leader in radiotherapy and software. Ever since its launch more than 70 hospitals worldwide commenced clinical treatments and PYNEH is the first in the South East Asia region, as it introduced the first image-guided radiotherapy to Hong Kong in 2006 was.
Varian Medical Systems employs approximately 5,100 people who are located at manufacturing sites in North America and Europe and its 60 sales and support offices around the world.. About Varian Medical SystemsVarian Medical Systems, Palo Alto, California, is the world’s leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy, and brachytherapy. The company provides computer science software for managing comprehensive cancer clinics, radiotherapy and medical oncology practices.According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 178,000 are with breast cancer and approximately 40,000 will dying from the disease in the U.S. In 2007.
Avastin has a therapeutic antibody specifically inhibiting vascular endothelial growth factor , a protein that plays an important part in angiogenesis and the maintain the existing blood vessel during the life cycle of a tumor. By the inhibition of VEGF, Avastin is designed to be interfere with with of the the blood supply to a tumor , which likely be critical order of a tumor the ability grow and dispersed in the body.