French court denies Varian effort to block Accuray deal
October 19, 2017 -- A French court has rejected an appeal filed by Varian Medical Systems to block the University Hospital of Tours' purchase of the TomoTherapy system from radiation oncology firm Accuray.
Bracco Imaging acquires SurgVision
October 18, 2017 -- Bracco Imaging has acquired real-time fluorescence image-guided surgery firm SurgVision.
Dutch Cancer Society funds molecular imaging research
October 18, 2017 -- The Dutch Cancer Society (KWF Kankerbestrijding) has provided funding for an initiative that will assess an intraoperative molecular imaging technique for guiding prostate cancer surgery.
European consortium unveils AI software for lung cancer
October 18, 2017 -- A consortium consisting of artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Optellum and hospitals in the U.K., Netherlands, and Germany will present prototype software for diagnosing lung nodules at this week's International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer World Conference on Lung Cancer in Yokohama, Japan.
Varian's Halcyon treats first patient in Europe
October 18, 2017 -- Radiation therapy firm Varian Medical Systems said University Hospitals Leuven in Belgium has completed the first treatment of a patient in Europe using its new Halcyon radiation therapy platform.
Standard Imaging opens European office
October 17, 2017 -- Radiation calibration and quality assurance firm Standard Imaging has opened up a new office in Epinal, France.
Football club adopts Philips' Lumify portable ultrasound
October 16, 2017 -- Royal Philips, the parent company of Philips Healthcare, has announced the Philips Sports Vereniging football club in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, has begun using the company's Lumify portable ultrasound scanner.
Belgian hospitals select Cerner for EHR
October 16, 2017 -- Healthcare information systems firm Cerner has signed contracts with several hospitals in Belgium for its Millennium electronic health record (EHR) software.
Fuji's PACS now live in Wales
October 16, 2017 -- Fujifilm Medical Systems' PACS is now operational at Cwm Taf University Health Board in Wales.
South African province snubs free mammography screening
October 13, 2017 -- A large South African province has turned down an offer of a free breast cancer screening truck operated by the nonprofit PinkDrive.