Radiation Therapy

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Name: Radiation Therapy
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

Forum Post: RE: BREAST CANCER - INFO ON SENTINEL NODE BIOPSY RESULTS

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the UK. Men can also develop breast cancer, although this is rare. This group is for anyone affected by breast cancer to get together, ask questions, share experiences and support each other.BREAST CANCER ... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - 5 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Radiation therapy for cervical cancer increases risk for colorectal cancer

Young women treated with radiation for cervical cancer should begin colorectal cancer screening earlier than traditionally recommended, researchers are recommending for the first time. After finding ... ... [Published Big News Network - 8 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Focal radiotherapy as focal therapy of prostate cancer - Abstract

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Focal radiotherapy treatment procedures play an increasingly important role in function-preservation and organ-preservation treatment techniques.As an alternative to traditional whole-gland radiotherapy regimes, focal prostate radiotherapy ... [Published UroToday - 17 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

[Correspondence] Late effects of breast radiotherapy

We thank Heather Goodare and colleagues for their Correspondence (Feb 15, p 602) regarding the publication of the START (Standardisation of Breast Radiotherapy) trial 10-year results, but wish to correct some misunderstandings and respond to their co ... [Published The Lancet - 19 hours ago]
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First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Blog Post: Radiotherapy underway, day 14/33 to day 18/33

Salvage radiotherapy - another journeyMy prostate cancer operation in February 2005 was successful. But now PSA is rising and radiotherapy looks inevitable. This blog charts the course of the advice I was given, the decisions I have made and will make ... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

ASTRO Applauds New CBO Estimate Demonstrating That Ending Self-Referral Abuse Would Save Medicare More Than $3 Billion

FAIRFAX, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/17/14 -- The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) today released a new assessment of the significant costs associated with physician self-referral abuse, estimating that closing the self-referral law's loophole would save ... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 4 reports

Prostate cancer will strike 1 in 6 men

This column is written by experts in the medical field and provides advice on men’s and women’s health issues.Prostate cancer is a real health risk, striking one in six men. Regular screenings increase the likelihood of catching the cancer early, and ... [Published U-T San Diego - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Radiotherapy After Mastectomy Helpful to Women with Breast Cancer That Metastasized...

Women whose breast cancer has metastasized to only a few lymph nodes under their arm are less likely to have a recurrence of their disease or to die from it if they have radiotherapy after mastectomy, according to new findings.Paul McGale, PhD, a senior ... [Published MedImaging.net - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

MITA announces publication of “RT 1-2014 Gating Interface” standard to improve safety and effectiveness of radiation therapy treatments

Washington, D.C. – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) today announced the publication of the RT 1-2014   Gating Interface Standard   to enhance the safety and effectiveness of radiation therapy (RT) treatments. The standard was initially ... [Published HealthImaging - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Research and Markets: Global Testicular Cancer Drugs Market 2014-2018 With Bristol-Myers Squibb, Hospira, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries & ZIOPHARM Oncology Dominating

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 16, 2014-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cc3342/global_testicular) has announced the addition of the "Global Testicular Cancer Drugs Market 2014-2018" report to their offering.One of the ... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Huge Differences in Prostate Cancer Treatment in Europe, US

Use of radiotherapy is much higher and radical prostatectomies much lower in the United States compared with Germany, probably because of financial incentives and reimbursement.Medscape Medical News ... [Published Medscape - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

Mölnlycke Health Care AB: A World First: Preventing Skin Reactions During Radiation Therapy

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A study published in the Radiotherapy & Oncology Journal has shown that the use of Mepitel Film® dressings prevents the development of moist desquamation: painful skin ulcerations associated with breast cancer radiation therapy. ... [Published Business Wire Health News - Apr 16 2014]

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Gemma added: "I was so touched when my friends said they were going to organise it for us. It gives us all something to look forward to."
The study, titled "Doxepin Rinse Versus Placebo in the Treatment of Acute Oral Mucositis Pain in Patients Receiving Head and Neck Radiotherapy With or Without Chemotherapy: A Phase III, Randomized, Double-Blind Trial (NCCTG-N09C6 [Alliance])" was published online on April 14 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology ahead of print...
Discovering the council was still prosecuting them, the Eddies felt sickened. "We were at a crossroads. It was make a deal, take a deal or stand up. Deciding to proceed with conviction . . . there are far better ways to deal with chopping down rotten trees. We did the work based on experience and knowledge."
"As providers, it doesn't matter what treatment you are offering, or how complicated it is, or how busy you may be. It’s worth taking even a few minutes to talk to patients about seemingly minor decisions in which they can provide some input. It's not only critical in today's health care setting where both information and misinformation are rampant, but will very likely lead to the patient feeling positively about the encounter" said Vapiwala

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