News Articles on 'Radiation Oncology'
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 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 ...
Published: 12 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 ...
Published: 05 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 ...
Published: 17 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