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The device industry is playing a pivotal role in the evolution toward a more personalized approach to breast cancer management, with ongoing advances in minimally invasive treatment systems, tumor characterization and breast imaging technologies adding to the momentum. In the years ahead, as the breast cancer toolbox expands, the watchword will be “choice,” with physicians and patients offered more treatment options, targeted to their specific needs and desires, than ever before.
The merger of Accuray and TomoTherapy would combine two of the 11 medical device companies that went public in 2007, a class of companies that has produced mixed results.
For the first time in five years, large cap, mid cap and financial buyers are all showing a willingness to acquire medical device companies thanks to improving credit markets and strong cash reserves.
A game-changing, silver-bullet approach for diagnosing and treating soft-tissue cancers could replace traditional biopsy techniques and IV chemotherapy. Or so hopes NuVue Therapeutics Inc., which is developing a suite of products that could allow more precise tissue removal through an ultrasound-guided needle with color monitoring for easy visibility, plus reduce the current high rates of toxicity and morbidity associated with chemotherapy. The company says its technology enables very low-volume/highly concentrated dosing, just 1/200th to 1/500th of the standard dose of systemic chemotherapy.
- Diagnostic Equipment & Supplies
Diagnostic Imaging Equipment & Supplies
- MRI, NMR
Surgical Equipment & Devices
- Minimally or Less Invasive
- Therapeutic Areas
- North America
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- Becton Dickinson & Co.
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Kevin J Cousins, VP, Fin. & CFO
William F Gearhart, VP, Global Mktg. & Corp. Dev.
Paul Lubock, VP, CTO
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