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February 16, 2020

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli medical device maker Alpha Tau Medical said on Thursday it raised $26 million in a funding round from investors including Shavit Capital, Medison Ventures and OurCrowd to help finance global clinical trials.

Alpha Tau said it has successful...

February 24, 2020

On November 28, 2019, the first Alpha DaRT procedure was performed in Russia, at the A. Tsyb Medical Radiological Research Center in Obninsk, in a patient diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. Radiation Oncologist Dr. Razvan Galalae from Essen, Germany, performed th...

February 16, 2020

In August 2018, Jonathan and Na’ama Ellman, an Israeli couple living in the United States, brought their two-year-old son Ari to the emergency room for uncontrolled vomiting. Their whole world seemed to shatter when the doctors realized that the problem was caused by a...

February 11, 2020

As the new Chief Medical Officer of Alpha Tau Medical, I passionately believe that the success of our new alpha-emitting radiation therapy, Alpha DaRT, has the potential to create a paradigm shift in cancer care. Despite advances in conventional therapies, there are st...

January 27, 2020

Diffusing alpha-emitters radiation therapy (DaRT) uses interstitial radioactive seeds that continually release short-lived alpha-emitting atoms to treat cancer. Researchers in Israel have now published the positive results of a first-in-human clinical study evaluating...