Radiation Therapy

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Name: Radiation Therapy
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News Thoracic radiotherapy in smallcell lung cancer

The results of a randomised phase 3 trial have shown that thoracic radiotherapy (30 Gy, given in ten fractions) plus prophylactic cranial irradiation (20–30 Gy, given in five to 15 fractions) given to patients with extensive-stage small-cell lung .. ... [Published BioPortfolio - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Radiation Oncology Group Questions Five Treatments

Recommendations encourage more detailed physician–patient conversationsThe American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has released its second list of five radiation-oncology-specific treatments that are commonly ordered but may not always be appropriate. ... [Published PT Community - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Forum Post: partner is terrified of doctors now but I'm worried x

> partner is terrified of doctors now but I'm worried xDiscussion toolsKeywordspartner is terrified of doctors now but I'm worried xBreast cancerBreast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the UK. Men can also develop breast cancer, although ... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Radiotherapy centre opens early

Kathleen Kilgour Centre managing director Mark Fraundorfer (left) shows Tauranga MP Simon Bridges, Bay of Plenty District Health Board chairwoman Sally Webb and Health Minister Tony Ryall some of the centre's new equipment at its opening yesterday. Photo ... [Published New Zealand Herald - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

'I almost gave up on radiotherapy battle' says widow of Jonathan...

A GRIEVING widow almost called off her radiotherapy as she struggled to deal with the death of her husband.For Kidwelly mum Kay Evans, these last seven weeks have been incredibly hard in the aftermath of the tragic death of 43-year-old Jonathan "Butty" ... [Published South Wales Evening Post - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Adding Chemotherapy to Radiation Treatment Not Effective in Treating Vulvar Cancer, UPMC Study Shows

Targeted News ServiceSAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18 -- The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center issued the following news release:The addition of chemotherapy to post-surgical radiation treatment is not effective in treating vulvar cancer, according to Magee-Womens ... [Published Insurance News Net - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 7 reports

Cancer treatment moves a step closer to being ready

CANCER treatment for hundreds of patients in Redditch and Bromsgrove moved a step closer to home this week.The county’s first ever radiotherapy centre was officially handed over to Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust on Tuesday (September 16) marking ... [Published Redditch Standard - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Second List of 'Choosing Wisely' Oncology Guidelines Released

Share this article:ASTRO recommendations indicate treatment options that should be discussed before being prescribed.The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has released a second list of five radiation oncology-specific treatments that should ... [Published Chemotherapy Advisor - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 3 reports

Parents of boy who died from effects of cancer treatment call for more funding | Society

The parents of a five-year-old boy who recently died after suffering from the same kind of brain tumour as Ashya King[1] have called for more funding and research into combating childhood cancer[2].The death of Skye Hall from the toxic side-effects of ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Studies Support Growing Use of the Accuray TomoTherapy® System for Breast Cancer to Improve Tumor Control with Reduced..

-- Additional Data Demonstrate Accuray TomoTherapy and CyberKnife® Systems Provide Precise Dose Delivery and Tumor ManagementSUNNYVALE, CaliforniaASTRO 2014 TomoTherapy clinical presentations focused on treatment of breast, brain, and head and neck cancers, ... [Published ADVFN UK - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

ASTRO: Radiation therapy cost analysis suggests inefficiency

Researchers from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) found that radiation therapy costs varied more based on factors such as the geographic location where treatment was provided and whether the provider was a hospital or a standalone center, ... [Published Aunt Minnie - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Irish team makes cancer treatment breakthrough

Breakthrough research by an Irish cancer team is likely to have global implications for the manner in which radiotherapy treatment is delivered to some patients, according to doctors leading the clinical trial. ... [Published IrishExaminer.com - Ireland - Sep 18 2014]

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...Gilbert Welch, a professor at Dartmouth's Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. "The time has come for us to give equal attention to the many who are dragged through the process unnecessarily."
...Patients want their doctors to offer curative options, which are the focus of the Novalis Circle forum, "Stereotactic Radiosurgery Developments in the Treatment of Brain Metastases. …"
"Studies with natural products are difficult to do because compounds vary from batch to batch, and the honey will depend on what flowers the bees pollinated" Dr. Berk said
"Today, the health problems can be found among the young generation because of the imbalance in their lives, diet and exercise. We are combining modern medicine with alternative medicine and offer a physical check-up to study hormone levels and DNA markers, which will help predict health in the future and allow us to come up with prevention measures. We take care of the health at the cellular level with detoxification to provide clean and healthy results. We also offer a medical spa, fitness options and healthy food" says Lakkhana

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Tumor subtype provided prognostic factor for su... [Published Orthopedics Today - 2 hours ago]
News Thoracic radiotherapy in smallcell lung ca... [Published BioPortfolio - 2 hours ago]
Radiation Oncology Group Questions Five Treatments [Published PT Community - 6 hours ago]
FDG-PET parameters predict survival in non-smal... [Published MolecularImaging.net - 6 hours ago]
University course is first to become fully accr... [Published Telegraph and Argus - 6 hours ago]
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Memorial Sloan Kettering Outpatient Facility Co... [Published Atlantic Highlands Herald - 8 hours ago]
Meridian Cancer Care Welcomes Thomas Lee Bauer ... [Published Newswise - 8 hours ago]
When to Say No to Your Doctor [Published Mens Journal - 8 hours ago]
Novalis Circle Symposium: Clinicians Report on ... [Published HighBeam Research - 9 hours ago]
Forum Post: partner is terrified of doctors now... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - 10 hours ago]
Medical Grade Honey Not Effective in Radiation ... [Published General Medicine eJournal - 10 hours ago]
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Forum Post: Surgery date [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - 10 hours ago]
Customer Empathy – ignore it at your peril! [Published CRM Guru - 11 hours ago]
Health goes holistic [Published The Nation - Thailand - 11 hours ago]
Radiotherapy centre opens early [Published New Zealand Herald - 11 hours ago]
Community rallies to help Lauren Powell, the te... [Published Wales Online - 11 hours ago]
'I almost gave up on radiotherapy battle' says ... [Published South Wales Evening Post - 11 hours ago]
Push for strategy on Autism [Published Hindu Business Line - 13 hours ago]
Forum Post: Stage 3C Treatment... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - 13 hours ago]
PMB and PMEA: the best papers of 2013 [Published MedicalPhysicsWeb - 14 hours ago]
Wireless Sensor Transmits Tumor Pressure [Published Newswise - 14 hours ago]
Fitness fanatic calls on women to exercise duri... [Published This is Local London - 14 hours ago]
Cancer unit planned at closed Carlisle communit... [Published In-Cumbria - 15 hours ago]
Expert clinicians report on promising advances ... [Published MedicalPhysicsWeb - 16 hours ago]
Memorial Sloan Kettering celebrates ground brea... [Published New Jersey Online - 16 hours ago]
Some inmates should have the right to euthanasia [Published New Scientist - 16 hours ago]
Cancer treatment moves a step closer to being r... [Published Redditch Standard - 16 hours ago]
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CRUK | Radiotherapy | Public awareness [Published Cancer Research UK - YouTube Channel - 19 hours ago]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgZTuVYjFd8&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;CRUK|Radiotherapy|Public awareness Only one in ten people know that radiotherapy helps cure forty per cent ...
Kudos for RT in High-Risk Prostate Ca (CME/CE) [Published MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for ph ... - Sep 17 2014]
SAN FRANCISCO (MedPage Today) -- High-risk prostate cancer includes a subset of patients with "very high risk" characteristics that portend poor outcomes regardless of treatment, although radiotherapy led to better outcomes. ...
iCAD to Present at the 5th Annual Craig-Hallum ... [Published Business Wire Health News - Sep 17 2014]
NASHUA, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iCAD, Inc. (Nasdaq:ICAD), an industry-leading provider of advanced image analysis, workflow solutions and radiation therapy for the early identification and treatment of cancer, announces that Company management will participate ...
radiotherapy [Published HealthBoards - Sep 17 2014]
In year 2000 I had course of radiotherapy for prostate cancer. On and off since that time I have had prolonged periods of pain precicely at the spot in the pelvic area where I was marked up for the treatment. I have had frequent visits to the pain clinic ...
RT Improves Survival in Early Hodgkin's (CME/CE) [Published MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for ph ... - Sep 16 2014]
SAN FRANCISCO (MedPage Today) -- Combined-modality treatment for early Hodgkin's lymphoma led to significantly better overall survival as compared with patients who received chemotherapy without radiotherapy. ...
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Magnetically treated nanoparticles help tumour ... [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Jul 07 2014]
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Software plays key role as Elekta presents prod... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 15 2014]
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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]
Elekta’s Versa HD radiation therapy system now ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 02 2014]
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