Radiation Therapy

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Name: Radiation Therapy
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Lifelong Merseyside friends get breast cancer at same time

Two childhood friends diagnosed with breast cancer just weeks apart now plan to raise thousands of pounds for the hospital where they are being treated.Alison Colbeck, 38, and Lyn Doran, 47, grew up together in Huyton and earlier this year both received ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Community Health Fair offers free screenings

Photo courtesy of RMH - Physical Therapists Tony Newell, PT, DPT and Kristin Alcuri, PT, DPT of Chestnut Commons Physical Therapy will provide free screenings and health information at Rome Memorial Hospital’s annual community health fair on Saturday, ... [Published Rome Observer - 3 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Proton therapy is coming to the UK, but what does it mean for patients?

Lucy Thomas had to travel to the US for proton beam therapy. Now two new centres are due to be built in the UK.Radiotherapy – using radiation to treat tumours – has been a mainstay of cancer care for more than a century. Over the past few decades, it’s ... [Published Cancer Research UK - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Yashoda Cancer Institute Commences Treatments with Clinac Linear Accelerator

Clinicians at a leading cancer centre in India have become the first in the country to commence advanced lung, liver and brain radiotherapy treatments using an upgraded Clinac® medical linear accelerator from Varian Medical Systems. The accelerator has ... [Published Labmate Online - 6 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

8/31/2014: TRICITY: 40-yr journey together, PGI doc couple retire same day

CHANDIGARH: Dr SC Sharma, head, department of radiotherapy, PGI, and his wife Dr Firuza Patel, a professor in the same department, retired on Saturday after sharing their 40-year-long journey as immediate colleagues at the premier medical... ... [Published Hindustan Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Forum Post: Feeling really worried for my sister

My sister has been diagnosed with cervical cancer stage 4b she has responded really well to chemo and radiotherapy her tumour has shrunk by half the cancer is also in her lymphs. She has just finished 14 weeks of gruelling treatment to now finding a lump ... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - 13 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Forum Post: RE: Help! Secondary Brain Tumours - need to know how long roughly...

Looking after a loved one with cancer? This is a safe and supportive place to share your worries and emotions without worrying about upsetting members living with cancerHelp! Secondary Brain Tumours - need to know how long roughly...Posted by loulabella ... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - 15 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Blog Post: Radiotherapy day 10

So, I'm 1/3 of the way through now. I'm glad to have the weekend break now. I don't have specific pain as such, but the burnt tongue feeling has increased. I ate some toast this morning and it was a lot more tricky. Can still just about make out chocolate ... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

C-Reactive Protein Linked to Radiotherapy-Induced Early Adverse Skin Reactions

the Cancer Therapy Advisor take:According to a new study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention , researchers have demonstrated that C-reactive protein (CRP), an inflammatory biomarker, is associated with radiotherapy-induced ... [Published Chemotherapy Advisor - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Radiotherapists to vote on strikes

Thousands of radiotherapy workers are to be balloted on strikes in a bitter row with the Government over pay.The Society of Radiographers, which represents diagnostic imaging and radiotherapy workers throughout the UK, said 17,000 of its members will ... [Published Guernsey Press - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Study shows potential method to better control lung cancer using radiotherapy

Manchester scientists are working out how to safely increase the radiotherapy dose given to lung cancer patients – potentially offering improved local control and survival.For further information, please contact Alison Barbuti, Media Relations Officer, ... [Published Health Canal - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

From CyberKnife to salad: a day in the life of a chief physician

_ spent 14 years working in radiotherapy and radiosurgery in the NHS, predominantly in specialist brain treatments. Photograph: The London Clinic My alarm goes off at 6.30am and I listen to Radio 4 over breakfast before heading to work. I try and read ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 29 2014]

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Lyn said: "I’ll be playing on the day in a team called Lyn’s Crackers. We’re hoping to raise about £3,000 on the day. We want the rounders day to become an annual event and we are planning other events too."
"We are going through a very difficult time as it is. Christine is confused and upset but I’ve told her not to worry, we will get another one."
"I went straight back to my room and looked it up and the American sites and French sites and Switzerland sites where they have proton beam said the opposite, it would be very beneficial for him."
...G S Rao, managing director of Yashoda Cancer Institute. "This is really pretty amazing and would have been unheard of a few years ago." Dr. Rao said the High Intensity Mode has an especially important role to play for elderly lung cancer patients who are considered inoperable, offering...

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Proton therapy is coming to the UK, but what do... [Published Cancer Research UK - 4 hours ago]
Treatment that spares healthy cells [Published BT.com - 5 hours ago]
Yashoda Cancer Institute Commences Treatments w... [Published Labmate Online - 6 hours ago]
8/31/2014: TRICITY: 40-yr journey together, PGI... [Published Hindustan Times - 7 hours ago]
Ashya King's parents are now in Spain, police b... [Published Capital Bay - 7 hours ago]
Larne classroom assistant’s pink party for Canc... [Published Larne Times - 9 hours ago]
Forum Post: Feeling completely frustrated. Anno... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - 9 hours ago]
Ashya King found after father releases video ex... [Published Telegraph - 9 hours ago]
Several breakthroughs in cancer research provin... [Published NWI Times - 13 hours ago]
Forum Post: Feeling really worried for my sister [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - 13 hours ago]
Forum Post: Struggling with chemo [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - 14 hours ago]
Inflammatory Breast Cancer: Trimodality Therapy... [Published Oncology Times - 14 hours ago]
1,500 join yellow-dress cancer walk [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - 15 hours ago]
Forum Post: RE: Help! Secondary Brain Tumours -... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - 15 hours ago]
Forum Post: Help! Secondary Brain Tumours - nee... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - 16 hours ago]
MTI's job placement rates [Published Mitchell Daily Republic - 17 hours ago]
After 40 year journey together, couple retired ... [Published Hindustan Times - 17 hours ago]
Blog Post: Radiotherapy day 10 [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - 20 hours ago]
Great British Bake Off should stop taking itsel... [Published Telegraph - 20 hours ago]
The Science of Acupuncture [Published Mercola - 21 hours ago]
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Parents of cancer man boost trust [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 22 hours ago]
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Broker spotlight - BioQuell, Clinigen, Petra Di... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - Aug 26 2014]
The bio-decontamination specialist Bioquell ( LON:BQE ) received some much needed broker backing after interim results.  The figures were in line with guidance, although this had been downgraded. N+1 Singer said the figures reveal the group is back ...
Transforming Cancer Care and the Role of Paymen... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Aug 26 2014]
Living With Cancer: Vicky's Story Vicky Bolton is a 58 year-old medical legal coordinator who lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. A widower of 20 years, Vicki has three children and nine grandchildren. She is also a Stage 4 adenocarcinoma lung cancer ...
Fueled by patient demand? No way. [Published Not Running a Hospital - Aug 26 2014]
I frankly expected better from HealthLeaders Media , which usually has well researched and thoughtful stories.  This one , though, reads like a press release from the investment bankers and law firms that make a bundle from proton beam projects.Here's ...
Elekta announces intention to acquire RTA, a le... [Published Business Wire Health News - Aug 25 2014]
STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Elekta today announced its intention to acquire RTA, a leading distributor from Poland specializing in cutting-edge radiation therapy technologies. The acquisition will significantly strengthen Elekta’s position ...
An Example of a Targeted Viral Cancer Therapy [Published Fight Aging! - Aug 19 2014]
The present standards for cancer treatment are poorly targeted in comparison to prototype work taking place in the labs and clinical trials. Chemotherapy , radiotherapy , and the like have a detrimental impact on the rest of the body, and their effectiveness ...
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