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University of Minnesota targets brain cancer with new form of radiation therapy

GammaTile Therapy was federally approved last year and is marketed as a more focused form of radiation that could reduce damage to healthy tissue and resulting side effects. Cancer specialists at the University of Minnesota are the first to try a new form ...

Source: Star Tribune
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Shorter course of radiation therapy effective in treating men with prostate cancer

Lead author Dr. Amar Kishan says the research team showed not only “that this method is both safe and effective, but we provide significant evidence that this could be a viable treatment option for men with low- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer.”

Source: UCLA Newsroom
Published: 08 Feb 2019

Side effects of radiation therapy? There is help

There are two types of effects of radiation therapy for cancer, acute effects and late side effects. Most people suffer some acute side effects. They are self-limiting and usually resolve two to three weeks after treatments end. There is no way to ...

Source: The Jackson Sun
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Canon Medical Expands Radiation Therapy Options Across CT Systems to Maximize Scanner Utilization in Oncology

In the patient-centric world of radiation oncology, it is critical that CT simulation is accessible, repeatable and flexible. To build on these values, Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. is now expanding its offerings for CT simulation in radiation oncology ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 11 Feb 2019

Targeted radiation therapy yields high response rates in metastatic prostate cancer

SAN FRANSISCO — The targeted radiation therapy Lutetium-177 PSMA-617 produced high response rates among men with prostate-specific membrane antigen-positive metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer, according to results of a single-arm, phase 2 ...

Source: Healio
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Canon adds radiation oncology functioning to Aquilion CTs

Canon Medical USA has welcomed its Aquilion Prime SP and Aquilion Lightning 80 premium CTs scanners into its radiation oncology portfolio, alongside its Aquilion LB system. The healthcare tech giant has added a range of new features that provide the two ...

Source: DOTmed
Published: 12 Feb 2019

Leading Dermatologists Develop Consensus Guidelines for the Use of Superficial Radiation Therapy to Treat Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers and Keloids

BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensus Healthcare, Inc. (SRTS), a medical device company specializing in the non-invasive treatment of non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSC) and keloid ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 14 Feb 2019

ASCO GU 2019: mPenile Carcinoma Regional Lymph Node Involvement: Radiation Versus Surgery – Radiation Oncology Perspective

San Francisco, CA (UroToday.com) In this talk, the first of two talks on the topic, Dr. Hoffmann provided the radiation oncologist perspective for penile cancer regional lymph node management. As a reminder, squamous cell carcinoma of the penis, or penile ...

Source: UroToday
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Dr. Gieschen on Standard Approaches to Radiation Therapy in Prostate Cancer

Holger L. Gieschen, MD, assistant professor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, radiation oncologist, West Cancer Center, discusses standard approaches to radiation therapy in prostate cancer. There are many approaches in terms of radiation ...

Source: OncLive.com
Published: 05 Feb 2019

Radiation Therapy Software Market During 2017-2027, To Increased And Heavy Reliance of Clinicians On Advanced Diseases Platforms

The report analyzes and presents an overview of "Radiation Therapy Software Market: Global Industry Analysis 2012-2016 and Opportunity Assessment 2017-2027" worldwide. Increasing prevalence of cancer is one of the foremost factors leading to growing number ...

Source: openpr.com
Published: 05 Feb 2019

Oncology Information Systems Market Size Worth Around $4 Billion By 2026: Acumen Research and Consulting

Surgical Oncology, Radiation Oncology) – Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Opportunities and Forecast, 2018 - 2026". LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The global oncology information systems market is expected to reach the market value ...

Source: benzinga.com
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Medical Radiation Shielding Market to Reach an Opportunity of US$ 1,100 Mn by the End of 2022

Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/16/2019 -- Growing use of radiation therapy and nuclear medicine for treatment and diagnosis purposes is expected to support the global sales of medical radiation shielding in the forthcoming years. As per the latest report ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Combo T cell and targeted therapy strategy for resistant melanoma with BRAF mutation

are important for the antitumor effects of combination treatment with immunotherapy and chemotherapy or radiation therapy in different mouse models of cancer. "We asked whether BRAFi could induce ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Scientists to Test Light Therapy as Relief from Side Effects of Cancer Treatment

The research, led by Praveen Arany, DDS, assistant professor in the UB School of Dental Medicine, will be performed in collaboration with faculty from the Departments of Radiation Medicine and Oral Oncology at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Source: Photonics Spectra
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Particle Therapy Market to hit US$ 727.0 million by 2026 - TMR

High rate of adoption of cyclotron platforms for proton therapy and cancer treatment procedures, high submission of healthcare budgets, and government initiatives to promote radiation therapy ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Predictive factors of prognosis after radiation and steroid pulse therapy in thyroid eye disease

Thyroid eye disease (TED) is a periorbital autoimmune disease that disfigures the face and reduces visual function. The majority of patients with TED do not require intensive treatment 1 because their symptoms remain mild or resolve spontaneously.

Source: Nature
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Shorter course of radiation therapy effective in treating men with prostate cancer: study

A long-term study finds that those with low- or intermediate-risk disease can safely cut treatment to four to five days. This type of radiation, known as stereotactic body radiotherapy, is a form of external beam radiation therapy and reduces the duration ...

Source: Science Daily
Published: 11 Feb 2019

University of Minnesota first in U.S. to offer new targeted therapy for recurrent brain tumors

GammaTile Therapy is an FDA-cleared, surgically targeted radiation therapy (STaRT™) that is designed to delay tumor regrowth for patients with brain tumors. The first patient was treated by University of Minnesota Physician, Clark C. Chen, M.D., Ph.D ...

Source: DOTmed
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Radiotherapy Positioning Devices Market Trends on Top Key Players Like CIVCO Radiotherapy, Elekta, Bionix Radiation Therapy, ORFIT INDUSTRIES, Qfix

The Radiotherapy Positioning Devices Market Report gives a clear picture of the current situation of the market which covers global industry analysis, size, share, growth, trends, key statistics and forecast Till 2023. This press release was orginally ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 18 Feb 2019

ASCO GU 2019: Penile Carcinoma Regional Lymph Node Involvement: Radiation Versus Surgery – Surgeon Perspective

He does note that due to the morbidity of the ILND, many patients who deserve systemic therapy may never get AC – so, it may be better to get NAC and increase exposure. Radiation therapy: He didn’t touch much on the role of radiation and deferred to Dr ...

Source: UroToday
Published: 17 Feb 2019

EC Green Cancer Center breaks ground on $7M radiation-treatment expansion

“It’s basically a concrete bunker,” said Jostin Crass, medical physicist for the center’s radiation oncology department. “Radiation is very damaging but provides a cure for a very damaging disease.” Halcyon is very new system and looks similar ...

Source: Messenger-Inquirer
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Precision Radiation Therapy to Treat Prostate Cancer Spread Safe for High-Risk Patients, Phase 2 Trial Finds

Prostate cancer patients at a high risk of tumor spreading can safely receive high-dose radiation therapy that targets both the prostate and neighboring pelvic lymph nodes, a Phase 2 trial shows. However, this type of therapy can lead to side effects ...

Source: prostatecancernewstoday.com
Published: 06 Feb 2019

Scientists to test light therapy as relief from painful side effect of cancer treatment

The research, led by Praveen Arany, DDS, PhD, assistant professor in the UB School of Dental Medicine, will be performed in collaboration with faculty from the Departments of Radiation Medicine and Oral Oncology at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Source: Technology
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Interventional Oncology Market - Growing Demand for Minimally Invasive Therapeutics Is the Major Driving Factor for the Market Growth

The ability of minimally invasive techniques to better treat cancer cells than cancer therapies, such as radiation therapy, surgery and systemic chemotherapy, has helped popularize this technology. In addition, medical professionals and patients are ...

Source: openpr.com
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Shorter radiation therapy could treat prostate cancer effectively

A new UCLA-led study shows that men with low- or intermediate-risk prostate cancer can safely undergo higher doses of radiation over a significantly shorter period of time and still have the same ...

Source: Knowridge
Published: 09 Feb 2019

Veyonda Enhanced Benefit of Radiation Therapy in Metastatic Prostate Cancer Trial

MedicalResearch.com: What is the background for this announcement? What are the main findings? Response: Veyonda is an experimental drug being developed as a means of enhancing the anti-cancer effect of radiotherapy. The Phase 1b DARRT-1 study is assessing ...

Source: Medicalresearch.com
Published: 12 Feb 2019

Prostate Cancer Treatment: Surgery or Radiation?

If the cancer has not spread beyond the prostate gland, standard prostate cancer treatments include: — Surgery to remove the prostate gland (called radical prostatectomy) — Radiation therapy ...

Source: WTOP News
Published: 18 Feb 2019

High-dose radiation therapy improves long-term survival in patients with stage-IV cancers, trial finds

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The first report from a phase II, multi-center clinical trial indicates that a newer, more aggressive form of radiation therapy — stereotactic radiation — can extend long-term survival for some patients ...

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 31 Jan 2019