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Your Good Health: Radiation therapy raises fearof side-effects

Dear Dr. Roach: I recently have been diagnosed with early prostate cancer. My Gleason score is 7. My urologist has informed me that he doesn’t think I am a good candidate for surgery, due to having atrial fibrillation. My radiation oncologist has ...

Source: Times Colonist
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Blasting radiation therapy into the future: New systems may improve cancer treatment

Stanford and SLAC researchers are developing new technology to dramatically reduce the duration of radiation therapy and its treatment side effects. As a cancer survivor, I know radiation therapy lasting minutes can seem much longer as you lie on the ...

Source: Scope Blog Stanford
Published: 30 Nov 2018

Chemotherapy, radiation may increase risk for subsequent acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Among patients in the current analysis, 849 developed ALL, including 176 in the radiotherapy-only group, 137 treated with chemotherapy only, 106 in the combined-modality group, and 430 in the no-therapy group. Patients who received no radiation or ...

Source: Healio
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Tennessee company announces new Pendleton radiation oncology center

Getting diagnosed with cancer won’t get any easier, but getting radiation treatment is set to become more accessible for residents of Pendleton and the surrounding area. Through its development company RBS Evolution, Radiation Business Solutions ...

Source: East Oregonian
Published: 04 Dec 2018

Radiation therapy's pivotal role in treating breast cancer featured at SABCS 2018

SAN ANTONIO, December 6, 2018 -- This year's San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) features a record number of radiation oncology trials among its oral presentations. Today's General Session 4 (3:15-5:00 p.m. CT in Hall 3) will showcase five major ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 06 Dec 2018

Synergistic Activity of Paclitaxel, Sorafenib, and Radiation Therapy in advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma and Breast Cancer.

Advanced cancer has been shown to be associated with a higher percentage of epigenetic changes than with genetic mutations. Preclinical models have shown that the combination of paclitaxel, sorafenib, and radiation therapy (RT) plays a crucial role in ...

Source: UroToday
Published: 12 Dec 2018

New accelerator-based technology aims to reduce side effects of cancer radiation therapy

New accelerator-based technology being developed by the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University aims to reduce the side effects of cancer radiation therapy by shrinking its duration from minutes to under a second.

Source: News Medical
Published: 29 Nov 2018

Why ViewRay Stock Lost 22% in November

Radiation therapy specialist ViewRay (NASDAQ:VRAY) trailed the market by a wide margin last month, shedding 22% compared to a 1.8% uptick in the S&P 500, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. The drop sent shares into significantly ...

Source: The Motley Fool
Published: 07 Dec 2018

Sensus Healthcare Announces Low 3% Keloid Recurrence in Multicenter Case Series of 297 Patients Treated with Superficial Radiation Therapy

BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensus Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRTS), a medical device company specializing in the non-invasive treatment of non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSC) and keloids with Image-Guided Superficial Radiation Therapy ...

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 06 Dec 2018

Intraoperative Radiation Therapy Systems Market Volume Forecast and Value Chain Analysis 2017-2027

Future Market Insights has announced the addition of the “Intraoperative Radiation Therapy Systems Market: Global Industry Analysis 2012 – 2016 and Opportunity Assessment; 2017 – 2027" report to their offering Intraoperative radiation therapy systems ...

Source: PMLiVE
Published: 04 Dec 2018

Whole-breast radiation reduces local recurrence in favorable-risk ductal carcinoma in situ

“I think the most surprising thing was that the recurrence rate in patients randomized to receive radiation therapy was so low. Radiation reduced recurrence by half, and this was a much more profound impact than we expected,” Beryl McCormick ...

Source: Healio
Published: 05 Dec 2018

Intraoperative Radiation Therapy Systems Market

“Global Intraoperative Radiation Therapy Systems Market Report 2018” report provides the newest industry data and industry future trends, allowing you to identify the products and end users driving Revenue growth and profitability. The industry report ...

Source: openpr.com
Published: 03 Dec 2018

External Beam Radiation Therapy Devices Market Positioning, Pricing Strategy, Distributors/Traders List Report by Region

New York, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/10/2018 -- Scope of the Report: Based on the in-depth analysis the research also brings to light major facts pertaining to the vital aspects such as market share, size, and growth rate. Deep dive into other aspects including ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 10 Dec 2018

Efficient and Effective Personalization of PTV Margins During Radiation Therapy for Bladder Cancer.

The magnitude of bladder filling variation during bladder cancer radiation therapy varies considerably between patients. Population-based approaches for planning target volume (PTV) margin calculation may be suboptimal for this disease site, and a strategy ...

Source: UroToday
Published: 10 Dec 2018

Combining Radiation and Immune Modulatory Agents in Preclinical Oncology Mouse Models, New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks

Toronto, November 29, 2018 (Newswire.com) - More than 50% of all cancer patients receive some sort of radiation therapy as part of their disease treatment plan. However, there remains a persistent lack of drug development with radiation combinations.

Source: Newswire
Published: 29 Nov 2018

Radiation Therapy Software Market to Penetrate Untapped Regions During 2017-2027

Increasing prevalence of cancer is one of the foremost factors leading to growing number of radiation therapy procedures around the globe. An estimated number of 28.7 million of worldwide population were living with cancer in 2014. Radiation therapy ...

Source: PMLiVE
Published: 04 Dec 2018

Kazakh cancer clinics to be supplied with US-made radiation therapy equipment

ASTANA. Dec 12 (Interfax-Kazakhstan) – The Kazakh Health Ministry and the US-based Varian Medical Systems International AG signed a memorandum of cooperation to supply the cancer centers in Kazakhstan with state-of-the-art equipment, the Ministry says in ...

Source: interfax.kz
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Radiation therapy services return to North Georgia

CHI Memorial Hospital Georgia announced Tuesday that radiation therapy services will resume at the hospital's Battlefield Parkway location in Ringgold. Memorial has worked to restore services since November 2017, when the hospital purchased the facility ...

Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press
Published: 04 Dec 2018

Sensus Healthcare Installs First Groundbreaking SRT-100+ Superficial Radiation Therapy System for Treating Keloid Scars

BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensus Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRTS), a medical device company specializing in the non-invasive treatment of non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSC) and keloids with Image-Guided Superficial Radiation Therapy ...

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 29 Nov 2018

Radiation Therapy Equipment Market Report 2018-2025 by Key Players: Accuray, BrainLab, Elekta, GE, Hitachi, Mitsubishi Electric, Philips

A closer look at the overall business scenario presented through self-explanatory charts, tables, and graphics images add greater value to the study. This press release was orginally distributed by SBWire New York, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 11/30/2018 -- The ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 30 Nov 2018

State-of-the-art radiation therapy comes to Rees Skillern Cancer Institute on Battlefield Parkway

The person battling cancer faces a tide of challenges that make life more difficult — feeling ill and worn out, doctor visits, insurance hassles, worries about the future and a multitude of trips to treatment centers for chemotherapy and/or radiation.

Source: Rome News-Tribune
Published: 10 Dec 2018

New Radiation Therapy Guidelines for Prostate Cancer Lowers Treatment Burden and Cost

For clinicians who treat men with early-stage prostate cancer in their clinical practice, a new clinical guideline on the use of external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) has been developed by a panel of experts representing the American Society of Clinical ...

Source: Targeted Oncology
Published: 30 Nov 2018

HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital announces approval for a radiation oncology clinic in O'Fallon

Your device does not support the audio. O'FALLON - HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, and its parent company Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS), announced today that they have received approval from the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board ...

Source: RiverBender
Published: 04 Dec 2018

New cancer drug safely boosts radiation therapy

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Source: Medical News Today
Published: 14 Nov 2018

Research on imaging in radiation oncology featured in Red Journal special issue

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A new special edition of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology•Biology•Physics (Red Journal) focuses on the roles of imaging in radiation oncology. The collection explores topics such as improving ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 14 Nov 2018

Israeli Company Set To Begin Testing New Radiation Cancer Therapy

The company hopes to get approval from the European Commission by next year for the therapy. Early results from an ongoing clinical trial on 27 patients with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) tumors at the Rabin Medical Center in Israel and the IRST (Istituto ...

Source: Forbes
Published: 26 Nov 2018

Cervical cancer is treatable. Why are women in Haiti still dying from it?

But when the dictatorship fell in 1986, radiation therapy, like many services, disappeared due to lack of money. Today, those who study the incidence of cancer are certain that Haiti’s inability to offer such treatment for cervical cancer has greatly ...

Source: Miami Herald
Published: 15 Nov 2018

Two Haitian boys are battling cancer. 700 miles may make all the difference

But while rare, it remains a huge problem. Brain tumors are probably the most difficult cancers to treat because they require good diagnostics, imaging and MRIs — all missing in Haiti, with no radiation therapy available and only four neurosurgeons.

Source: Miami Herald
Published: 15 Nov 2018

Radiation oncology team at Ann and Carl Myers Cancer Center earns accreditation

DANSVILLE – The American College of Radiology has awarded the Ann and Carl Myers Cancer Center’s radiation oncology team a three-year term of accreditation as the result of a recent review. Radiation oncology (radiation therapy) is the use of high ...

Source: Watertown Daily Times
Published: 15 Nov 2018

Accuray Is A Promising Radiation Oncology Buy In 2018

Radixact has emerged as a key product for Accuray in 2018. A constant stream of upgrades will play a pivotal role in boosting demand for Cyberknife platform. Accuray is focused on expanding its presence in international markets. The company has raised its ...

Source: Seeking Alpha
Published: 16 Nov 2018