Radiation Therapy

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Name: Radiation Therapy
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Preliminary Results of a Phase II Trial of Proton Radiotherapy for Pediatric Rhabdomyosarcoma [Pediatric Oncology]

PurposeThis prospective phase II study was designed to assess disease control and to describe acute and late adverse effects of treatment with proton radiotherapy in children with rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS).Patients and MethodsFifty-seven patients with localized ... [Published Journal of Clinical Oncology - 32 mins ago]
First reported 32 mins ago - Updated 32 mins ago - 1 reports

Potential Role for Androgen-Deprivation Therapy and Pelvic Radiation Therapy in Node-Positive Postprostatectomy Prostate Cancer [Oncology Grand Rounds]

Potential Role for Androgen-Deprivation Therapy and Pelvic Radiation Therapy in Node-Positive Postprostatectomy Prostate CancerAdvertisement ... [Published Journal of Clinical Oncology - 32 mins ago]
First reported 44 mins ago - Updated 44 mins ago - 1 reports

Dietary compositions and methods for protection against chemotherapy, radiotherapy, oxidative stress, and aging

The present invention relates to dietary compositions comprising reduced level of methionine, tryptophan, all amino acids, or protein, dietary compositions comprising glycerol as a substitute for monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polysaccharides, and ... [Published Free Patents Online - 44 mins ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Patients Who Have Left Breast Tumors Have Comparable OS to Those with Right Breast Tumors

—Tumor laterality (left-side vs. right-side) does not impact overall survival in breast cancer patients treated with breast-conserving surgery and adjuvant external beam radiation therapy, according to a study published in the October 1, 2014 issue of ... [Published ScienceNewsline - 8 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Mother admits conning friends by faking cancer

A mother has admitted defrauding friends and kind-hearted strangers out of thousands of pounds by claiming that she had terminal cancer.Danielle Watson, 24, said she had late-stage cervical cancer from January 2012 to claim donations, freebies, and cut-price ... [Published Irish Examiner - 8 hours ago]
Entities: Cancer, Fake, Donations
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Cancer claims 'dishonest and false'

A young woman conned friends and strangers out of thousands of pounds of donations, goods and services by falsely claiming she had terminal cancer, a court heard.Danielle Watson, 24, announced in January 2012 she had stage four cervical cancer, even bringing ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 19 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Sweden's Uppsala University Hospital To Expand

Uppsala University Hospital has started construction of a new healthcare building on its campus in Uppsala, Sweden.The new 635,000 square-foot space will provide new facilities for advanced healthcare and treatment activities in oncology, radiotherapy, ... [Published Healthcare Design - 12 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Hong Kong medical center unites radiotherapy systems with Elekta's MOSAIQ Oncology Information System

HONG KONG, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In their efforts to better integrate the radiation therapy treatment and planning systems of multiple providers, clinicians at Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital replaced their Varian ARIA® oncology information system ... [Published 4 Traders - 19 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

First patient treated at new Basingstoke radiotherapy unit

THE first patient to be treated in a new multi-million pound radiotherapy unit was welcomed to the centre this month.The new centre, at Basingstoke hospital , in Aldermaston Road , means that patients living locally will no longer have to make the 65-mile ... [Published Basingstoke Gazette - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 6 reports

Radiographers walk out in pay row

The Government faced fresh anger over its refusal to accept a recommended 1% pay rise for NHS staff as radiographers went on strike - many for the first time in their career.Members of the Society of Radiographers across the UK walked out for four hours ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

Why cancer cases are on the increase in Uganda

In Uganda, breast and cervical cancers are one of the leading causes of death among women. Dr Fred Okuku, an oncologist at the Uganda Cancer Institute at Mulago, says between 300 to 400 women are diagnosed with breast cancer at the institute annually ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

Executive Q&A: Sue Wallace leads Fitchburg-based unit of the Dutch global tech giant, Philips [The Wisconsin State Journal :: ]

Oct. 19--Sue Wallace, general manager of Philips Radiation Oncology Systems of Fitchburg, always knew she wanted to be a physician when she was growing up in Racine.As a chemistry major at UW-Milwaukee, Wallace took the Medical College Admission Test ... [Published BusinessWeek - Oct 19 2014]

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A study [ii] on the use of helical radiation therapy to deliver a simultaneous integrated boost (SIB) during breast cancer treatment concluded, "Helical TomoTherapy is capable of delivering homogeneous treatment plans to the whole breast and lumpectomy cavity using SIB with acceptable acute toxicity." At three and six month follow-up, patients had minimal residual erythema with all patients either having grade 0 or grade I symptoms, and there were...
She said: "I had the fall on March 12. I have osteoporosis, which had been exacerbated by radiotherapy and had two hip replacements."
Speaking exclusively to the Derby Telegraph, Gwen said: "I was in the bathroom listening to the radio when it came on that she had passed away. It was just so shocking and deeply upsetting. She was such a nice person."
"I tell them they need everything they can get right now," said Gorsuch. "A lot of them are so malnourished they can't even get treatment."

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Preliminary Results of a Phase II Trial of Prot... [Published Journal of Clinical Oncology - 32 mins ago]
Potential Role for Androgen-Deprivation Therapy... [Published Journal of Clinical Oncology - 32 mins ago]
Dietary compositions and methods for protection... [Published Free Patents Online - 44 mins ago]
Huddersfield Royal Infirmary radiographers stri... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - 1 hour ago]
Quality, Spending and Outcomes in Women With Br... [Published General Medicine eJournal - 2 hours ago]
Studies Support Growing Use of the Accuray Tomo... [Published Executive Insight - 2 hours ago]
CASE STUDY Diane Pawley [Published Plymouth Herald - 2 hours ago]
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Nanobiotix Secures Approval to Begin Phase II/I... [Published Individual.com - 3 hours ago]
Trial shows improved overall survival for patie... [Published Bio-Medicine - 3 hours ago]
WAVES OF WELLNESS: Breast cancer screening can ... [Published Florida Times-Union - 4 hours ago]
How we beat cancer, by survivors [Published The Nation Nigeria - 6 hours ago]
Number of cancer nurses at all time high [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - 7 hours ago]
Mother admits conning friends by faking cancer [Published Irish Examiner - 8 hours ago]
New technology speeds up cancer treatment in Au... [Published Enterprise Innovation - 8 hours ago]
Patients Who Have Left Breast Tumors Have Compa... [Published ScienceNewsline - 8 hours ago]
‘Ignorance, herbs worsened my cancer’ [Published The Nation Nigeria - 9 hours ago]
Soligenix: A Low Risk, High Return Biotech Stock [Published Seeking Alpha - 10 hours ago]
Impairment of Lysosomal Activity as a Therapeut... [Published Plosone.org - 11 hours ago]
Patients who have left breast tumors have compa... [Published BioPortfolio - 11 hours ago]
Patients who have left breast tumors have compa... [Published EurekAlert! - 11 hours ago]
Strike threat by NHS workers in Wales in disput... [Published South Wales Evening Post - 12 hours ago]
Stress-Related Inflammation May Increase Risk f... [Published Infrosoft - 12 hours ago]
Mum's cancer scam exposed [Published New Zealand Herald - 12 hours ago]
Sweden's Uppsala University Hospital To Expand [Published Healthcare Design - 12 hours ago]
Skin cancers: be aware of the dangers [Published The Nation - Thailand - 13 hours ago]
Bride admits cancer claim fraud [Published BBC - 13 hours ago]
Amy’s good luck kiss [Published Dromore Leader - 13 hours ago]
Gynecological Cancers Market: Global Industry A... [Published Tamar Securities - 14 hours ago]
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Many older people have mutations linked to leuk... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - 16 hours ago]
Robert Boston Li Ding, PhD, and colleagues at Washington University's Genome Institute found that many older people have mutations linked to leukemia and lymphoma in their blood cells. At least 2 percent of people over age 40 and 5 percent of people ...
Hong Kong medical center unites radiotherapy sy... [Published PR Newswire: Health - 20 hours ago]
HONG KONG, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In their efforts to better integrate the radiation therapy treatment and planning systems of multiple providers, clinicians at Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital replaced their Varian ARIA® oncology information ...
NAKED TRADER – markets like casinos this week [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - Oct 17 2014]
MARKETS I use three stockbrokers and never really wanted to recommend any of them as they all have their failings and are much of a muchness. Not any more!  I've been using Ig's new stockbroking account which has just been launched and put some of ...
Nanobiotix gets French go ahead for pivotal stu... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - Oct 16 2014]
Nanobiotix (EPA:NANO) said it has received approval from French regulators to embark on phase II/III registration of its lead product. The National Security Agency for Medicines and Health Products has given the go ahead for 180 patients with cancers ...
Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center at Sharp... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Oct 15 2014]
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The innovative technology platform for managing data from cardiac devices allows radiation oncologists to monitor for device malfunction in cancer patients as they undergo radiation therapy. ...
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Magnetically treated nanoparticles help tumour ... [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Jul 07 2014]
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Chinese clinics and cancer patients to benefit ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 29 2014]
Software plays key role as Elekta presents prod... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 15 2014]
Nymox Announces Positive Prostate Cancer 8 Mont... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Sep 10 2014]
Accuray Signs Exclusive Radiation Therapy Solut... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 09 2014]
C-RAD secures order to equip radiation therapy ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 04 2014]
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