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Dr. Ward on Adding Systemic Therapy to Radiation Therapy in Prostate Cancer

Matthew C. Ward, MD, discusses when to consider adding systemic therapy to radiation therapy in prostate cancer.

Source: OncLive.com
Published: 18 May 2021

First Asian population study of stereotactic body radiation therapy for ventricular arrhythmias

We report the first Asian series on stereotactic body radiation (SBRT) for refractory ventricular arrhythmia (VA) in Taiwanese patients. Three-dimensional electroanatomic maps, delayed-enhancement magnetic resonance imaging (DE-MRI),

Source: Nature
Published: 14 May 2021

Dr. Horwitz on the Evolution of Radiation Therapy in Prostate Cancer

Horwitz, MD, FABS, FASTRO, discusses the evolution of radiation therapy in prostate cancer. Eric M. Horwitz, MD, FABS, FASTRO, chair of radiation oncology, professor, and Gerald E. Hanks Endowed Chair in Radiation Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center,

Source: OncLive.com
Published: 14 May 2021

Targeting radiation resistance: Why some tumors are so stubborn

Radiation therapy has been—and will be—a cornerstone of cancer treatment for good reason: It works. Mostly. Currently, more than half of cancer patients receive radiation as part of their treatment. But 20 percent of them,

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 12 May 2021

Durvalumab Plus Radiation Therapy Demonstrates Efficacy in Bladder Cancer

Yousef Zakharia, MD, discusses the results of a phase 2 trial investigating concurrent durvalumab and radiation therapy followed by adjuvant durvalumab in patients with localized urothelial cancer of bladder.

Source: Targeted Oncology
Published: 14 May 2021

World experts team up to improve outcomes for children after radiation therapy

Annually, more than 350,000 children in the world are affected by pediatric cancer. Radiation has improved outcomes dramatically, but the damage caused to healthy tissue can affect the long-term health of a child.

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 12 May 2021

PSA bounce, prognosis, and clues to the radiation response

This would also be consistent with a general trend of higher bounce frequencies when using radiation modalities that are thought to deliver more ablative doses of radiation, such as brachytherapy and stereotactic body radiotherapy,

Source: Nature
Published: 18 May 2021

Phoebe names radiation oncology department in honor of Chuck Mendenhall

There was a hearty mixture of tears and laughter Friday as a group of influential members of the local health care brother/sisterhood — both past and present — paid tribute to one of their own. The three most recent presidents/CEOs of the Albany-based Phoebe Putney Health System — Duncan Moore,

Source: Yahoo
Published: 08 May 2021

Telehealth Good Fit for Many Oncology Services, Says Cancer Institute CMO

Karmanos Cancer Institute CMO George Yoo is bullish on the future of telehealth in oncology care. Telehealth is well-suited to providing a range of services for oncology patients, the chief medical officer of the Karmanos Cancer Institute says.

Source: HealthLeaders Media
Published: 12 May 2021

International experts are working to provide evidence-based guidelines for radiation therapy dosing for children

Annually, more than 350,000 children in the world are affected by pediatric cancer. Radiation has improved outcomes dramatically, but the damage caused to healthy tissue can affect the long-term health of a child.

Source: News Medical
Published: 13 May 2021

New therapy shortens treatment for HPV-related cancers of the tonsils, tongue

Patients with HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer who undergo surgery and are treated with chemotherapy, may be able to forgo significant radiation therapy without increasing the risk of their cancer spreading,

Source: News Tribune
Published: 18 May 2021

AHN Cancer Institute Becomes One of Nation's First to Use Breakthrough Technology to Advance Radiation Therapy

Elekta Unity MR-Linac System Combines MRI Guidance with Radiation Dosing to Minimize Harm to Healthy Tissue When Treating Malignant Tumors

Source: WFMZ-TV
Published: 14 May 2021

The Unique Role of the Oncology Nurse

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Source: Patch
Published: 10 May 2021

Global Radiation Therapy Market Production, Supply, Demand, Analysis & Forecast to 2025

Selbyville, Delaware, This detailed market study covers Radiation Therapy Market growth potentials which can assist the stakeholders to understand key trends and prospects in the Radiation Therapy market identifying the growth opportunities and competitive scenarios.

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 13 May 2021

Jon Hopkins Brings 25 Years of Radiation Oncology, Medical Device Sales

Legion Healthcare Partners has hired Jon Hopkins as its new Senior Vice President-Chief Development Officer. He will oversee sales

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 11 May 2021

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is an Authorized Treatment Center for Ide-cel CAR T-Cell Therapy

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is among the first cancer centers in the US to offer ide-cel, a CAR T-cell therapy for adults with multiple myeloma.

Source: Business Wire
Published: 13 May 2021

Medical Radiation Detectors Market 2021 Size, Growth Analysis Report, Forecast to 2027

The global medical radiation detection monitoring and safety market is recording a significant CAGR of 6 6 in the forecast period 2021 2027 Medical radiation detectors are devices designed to detect the presence and sometimes amount of radiation Increased use

Source: openpr.com
Published: 12 May 2021

Intraoperative Radiation Therapy Market Size, Share & Global Report, 2027

Comserve / -- Intraoperative Radiation Therapy Market Opportunities, Size, Share, Emerging Trends, Technological Innovation, Forecasts & Regional Analysis (Latin America, North America, Asia Pacific,

Source: Middle East North Africa Financial Network
Published: 05 May 2021

Interventional Oncology Devices Global Market Report 2021: COVID 19 Growth And Change to 2030

Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report "Interventional Oncology Devices Global Market Report 2021: COVID 19

Source: Benzinga.com
Published: 10 May 2021

PENTEC: World experts team up to improve outcomes for children after radiation therapy

Experts around the world volunteer in a large-scale effort to provide the first evidence-based guidelines for pediatric radiation therapy. These guidelines are aimed at minimizing long-term side effects while maintaining effectiveness of therapy.

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 12 May 2021

DOORwaY-90 study for SIR-Spheres® therapy as first-line treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma enrolls first patient

Sirtex Medical (“Sirtex”), a leading manufacturer of targeted liver cancer therapies, announced that the first patient has been enrolled in DOORwaY-90, a study evaluating the safety and efficacy of selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) using SIR-Spheres® Y-90 resin microspheres in patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

Source: Associated Press
Published: 10 May 2021

PET/CT scans verify dose delivered during carbon-ion therapy

Researchers from Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center and the Shanghai Proton and Heavy Ion Center have investigated the use of PET/CT imaging for in vivo 3D dose verification of. They determined that the tracer uptake had a roughly linear relationship with the effective dose,

Source: Physics World
Published: 10 May 2021

Dutch researchers bring light therapy for mental health into public view

A promising development in a public mental healthcare system shows bipolar disorder sufferers can integrate multi-modal treatment, including light therapy, while potentially helping to improve societal acceptance regarding mood disorders.

Source: Magazine
Published: 14 May 2021

Improving outcomes for children following radiation therapy

A team of experts from around the world has teamed up to improve clinical outcomes for children with cancer following radiation therapy.

Source: healtheuropa
Published: 13 May 2021

Radiation oncologist joins Hot Springs Cancer Center

Today at 4:00 a.m. CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs recently announced that radiation oncologist Dr. Roscoe Chan has joined the team of board-certified cancer specialists at the CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs Cancer Center.

Source: The Sentinel-Record
Published: 10 May 2021

Advanced Radiation Therapy Technique Implemented at Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center

Watauga Medical Center announced today that Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center (the Cancer Center) has implemented Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) to treat cancerous tumors. Typically only available at larger centers,

Source: High Country Press
Published: 05 May 2021

Swedish Researchers ID Biomarker to Predict Radiation Response in Early Breast Cancer

Researchers in Sweden have found that levels of the platelet-derived growth factor receptor beta (PDGFRb) protein in the tissue surrounding early-stage breast cancers could predict whether patients are likely to respond to radiation therapy.

Source: precisiononcologynews
Published: 06 May 2021

New Technology Gives Kids a Welcome Distraction During Radiation Treatment

Radflix, a new technology from the Colorado University Cancer Center, offers young patients comfort and a sense of control during therapy.

Source: cancerhealth
Published: 11 May 2021