102014Jul

Pioneering Use of Elekta’s Beam Shaping

Alpha Med Physicians Group Radiation Oncology Helps Pioneer Use of Elekta’s Beam Shaping Innovation for Radiation Therapy of Cancer Chicago-based Alpha Med Physicians Group (AMPG) Radiation Oncology, located in the Alpha Med Center, 17333 S. LaGrange Road, Tinley Park, IL, recently began using Elekta’s Agility™ 160-leaf multi-leaf collimator (MLC) in radiation therapy treatments for its…

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242014Jun

Advance in Fight Against Prostate Cancer

The New England Journal of Medicine reported a significant advance in the fight against prostate cancer in July 2013—the availability and efficacy of a radiopharmaceutical agent that targets prostate cancer with bone metastases. The treatment is a serious of six injections given monthly. Radium-223 (Xofigo) is an alpha emitter with calcium mimetic properties that localizes…

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212014Apr
Award Winning Cancer Care

Award Winning Cancer Care

Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin awarded PDC Midwest the Silver 2011 Projects of Distinction Award. PDC won the award for the design and construction of a 55,000 GSF radiation and medical oncology, internal medicine and diagnostic imaging center for Alpha Med Enterprise. Alpha Med Physicians Group, LLC is a multi-specialty physician group in…

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