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Health Watch: New Radiation Therapy Acts Like GPS For Lung Cancer

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A new therapy for lung cancer is sparing normal lung tissue while hitting the tumor with killing doses of radiation. CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez says it’s kind of like GPS ...

Source: CBS New York
Published: 16 Oct 2018

$20,000 Donation To Support Radiation Therapy

Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre has been gifted a donation in memory of the late Mike Barnfield, with Mitch and Carol Blaser honouring the memory of their friend and former insurance executive ...

Source: Bernews
Published: 16 Oct 2018

New Guideline for Prostate Cancer Supports Shortened Radiation Therapy

New guideline released by three prominent medical societies could make the cancer shorter and more convenient for many patients with prostate cancer, the most common malignancy among American men. . The guideline has been developed by a panel of experts ...

Source: Medindia
Published: 13 Oct 2018

Radiation with or without Antiandrogen Therapy in Recurrent Prostate Cancer

Salvage radiation therapy is often necessary in men who have undergone radical prostatectomy and have evidence of prostate-cancer recurrence signaled by a persistently or recurrently elevated prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level. Whether antiandrogen ...

Source: The New England Journal of Medicine
Published: 14 Oct 2018

Cancer service may take radiation therapy to Hawke's Bay and Taranaki

Cancer patients from Taranaki and Hawke's Bay could be receiving radiation treatment closer to home within four or five years. The Palmerston North-based regional cancer treatment service is gearing up for replacement of its four ageing linear accelerators ...

Source: Stuff.co.nz
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Breast cancer patient saw success through radiation therapy

Dr. Kathleen Shadle, a radiation oncologist at the Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, treats some breast cancer patients through radiation therapy. Dr. Kathleen Shadle, a radiation oncologist at the Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, treats some ...

Source: Houston Chronicle
Published: 05 Oct 2018

ASTRO, industry leaders issue new radiation treatment guidelines for early-stage prostate cancer

Prominent medical societies have issued new clinical guidelines, Thursday, Oct. 11, recommending physicians use external bean radiation therapy (EBRT) to treat men with early-stage prostate cancer. The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO ...

Source: Health Imaging
Published: 12 Oct 2018

Accelerating progress in radiation research: developing a national network in radiobiology and radiation oncology – Cancer Research UK RadNet

In light of recent developments in the field, we commissioned an independent strategic review to ask how we should best support radiobiology and radiation oncology over the next 5-10 years. We’re now announcing new funding for institutions to establish ...

Source: Cancer Research UK
Published: 08 Oct 2018

Bladder Cancer Risk Higher With Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

External beam radiation therapy (EBRT) for prostate cancer is associated with a greater risk of a bladder cancer compared with radical prostatectomy (RP), according to a new study. In a study of 84,397 men older than 65 years with localized prostate cancer ...

Source: Renal & Urology News
Published: 10 Oct 2018

Central Asian Radiation Oncology Congress

Oncologists and radiologists from Uzbekistan, Germany, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan were invited to the congress organized by Uventa Plus together with the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan, OPASCA German ...

Source: ахборот
Published: 09 Oct 2018

Mercy Health's unique treatment can help cancer patients heal after radiation therapy

CINCINNATI -- Renee Shannon, who wears streaks of shocking pink in her hair and charms the holes of in her baby-pink Crocs, prefers "breast cancer warrior" to "survivor." Even the radiation treatment she received left her with reminders of her battle: Ribs ...

Source: WCPO-TV
Published: 09 Oct 2018

Eye on Health: Intraoperative Radiation Therapy

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. For some breast cancer patients, there's a relatively new way to get radiation therapy that drastically reduces the length of your treatment. It's also a ...

Source: WSBT
Published: 09 Oct 2018

New high-dose radiation therapy available for pediatric liver cancer patients

Members of the multidisciplinary team at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital explain how Transarterial Radioembolization (TARE) works and how this new treatment option can benefit patients. Pediatric liver cancer affects ...

Source: Baylor College of Medicine
Published: 04 Oct 2018

Physician – Radiation Oncology Chief Job in Houston, Texas – Department of Veterans Affairs

Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education ...

Source: LemonWire
Published: 12 Oct 2018

Radiation Therapy Equipment Market Competitive analysis – Revenue, Market Share, Forecast for Elekta AB, Varian Medical Systems Inc

This report on Radiation Therapy Equipment industry by Marketresearchpro analyses the current market data of the Radiation Therapy Equipment market and its growth rate based on 5 year’s data along with company profiling of major market players and ...

Source: Newsient
Published: 05 Oct 2018

Merck’s Broad Oncology Pipeline to Be Highlighted at ESMO 2018 Congress

Merck has the industry’s largest immuno-oncology clinical research program ... 5 (0.1%), and occurred more frequently in patients with a history of prior thoracic radiation (6.9%) compared to those without (2.9%). Monitor patients for signs and symptoms ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 09 Oct 2018

Surgery Plus Radiation Therapy Best at Extending Survival in Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer Patients, Study Says

Inês Martins holds a BSc in Cell and Molecular Biology from Universidade Nova de Lisboa and is currently finishing her PhD in Biomedical Sciences at Universidade de Lisboa. Her work has been focused on blood vessels and their role in both hematopoiesis ...

Source: prostatecancernewstoday.com
Published: 04 Oct 2018

New ASTRO/ASCO/AUA guideline for prostate cancer supports shortened radiation therapy

ARLINGTON, Va., ALEXANDRIA, Va., CHICAGO, October 11, 2018 -- Three prominent medical societies today issued a new clinical guideline for physicians treating men with early-stage prostate cancer using external beam radiation therapy (EBRT). Adoption of the ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 11 Oct 2018

New guideline supports hypofractionated radiation therapy for men with prostate cancer

Three prominent medical societies today issued a new clinical guideline for physicians treating men with early-stage prostate cancer using external beam radiation therapy (EBRT). Adoption of the guideline could make treatment shorter and more convenient ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 12 Oct 2018

New ASTRO/ASCO/AUA guideline for early-stage prostate cancer supports use of shortened courses of radiation therapy

ARLINGTON, Va., ALEXANDRIA, Va., CHICAGO, Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Three prominent medical societies today issued a new clinical guideline for physicians treating men with early-stage ...

Source: Markets Insider
Published: 11 Oct 2018

Mayor condemns delays to new radiation oncology unit at UHG "unacceptable"

Reports of a €109 million shortfall in capital funding for health services will "come as a blow to cancer patients" in the west who will have to wait "even longer for the development of the much needed state of the art radiation oncology unit" in Galway.

Source: advertiser.ie
Published: 12 Oct 2018

Radiation Oncology Market Worth $10.1 Billion by 2025 | CAGR: 6.5%: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global radiation oncology market size is expected to reach USD 10.1 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. It is projected to witness a CAGR of 6.5% over the forecast period. Rising prevalence of cancer is the primary ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 27 Sep 2018

Eric Ko on Combining Radiation Therapy With Immunotherapy to Treat Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer

ONCOLOGY spoke with Eric Ko, MD, PhD, a radiation oncologist at New York–Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City, who recently published a review article[1] with his colleagues on strategies for combining radiation therapy with ...

Source: Cancer Network
Published: 18 Sep 2018

IT Matters: Optimizing radiation therapy plans with AI

From the October 2018 issue of DOTmed HealthCare Business News magazine Aaron Babier, a Ph.D. candidate at University of Toronto, and his team have developed a new method for AI to optimize radiation therapy plans. While AI has been used for optimization ...

Source: DOTmed
Published: 02 Oct 2018

Global Radiation Therapy Equipment - Medical Equipment & Supplies

Ranjita Sengupta, MD, FACC, FASNC, FASE, RPVI is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Member in the field of Cardiology in recognition of her role as a Cardiologist at Cardiology Associates of Somerset County ...

Source: Le Lézard
Published: 30 Aug 2018

Philips showcases dedicated radiation oncology workflow solutions spanning image acquisition to treatment planning at ESTRO 2018

Collaboration with Sun Nuclear helps improve the quality, consistency and efficiency of radiation oncology treatment planning AMSTERDAM and BARCELONA, Spain, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 19 Apr 2018

ASTRO issues clinical guideline for whole breast radiation therapy

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) today issued a new clinical guideline for the use of whole breast radiation therapy for breast cancer that expands the population of patients recommended to receive accelerated treatment known as ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 12 Mar 2018

Study finds medical students receive little formal instruction in radiation oncology

Researchers who surveyed radiation oncology departments at academic medical centers found that only 41 percent of departments reported that at least one faculty member taught a topic related to radiation oncology. In only 25 percent of departments, a ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 22 Mar 2018

Global Radiation Therapy Market Forecast to 2024

Dublin, Dec. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Radiation Therapy Global Market - Forecast to 2024" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The Radiation Therapy Global Market is Expected to Grow at Mid Single Digit CAGR to Reach $8,680.6 ...

Source: 4-Traders
Published: 12 Dec 2017