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Today's Issue of Medical Device Daily

Monday, September 15, 2014

Today's Headlines

UVA doctors explore image-guided, high-dose approach to breast cancer

Doctors at the University of Virginia Health System (Charlottesville) are exploring a new approach to breast cancer treatment that allows them to administer significantly higher doses of cancer-killing radiation where it's needed at the same time as tumor removal, all while sparing healthy tissue.

Strikeout: Three stories that missed

Baseball analogies are definitely overused, and now it s my turn to abuse the privilege. Following are three stories in which somebody failed to reach base. (MDD Perspectives)

Protectionist policy being pursued: China to promote domestic devices among its top hospital facilities

Chinese authorities reported on Aug. 16 that they would establish a methodology to promote Chinese medical devices among top tier hospitals nationwide. The government made the announcement at a joint meeting of the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).


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