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Skincare and Quality of Life When Undergoing Radiation Therapy: What You Need to Know

Cancer is a common disease. Worldwide, an estimated 1.7 million new cases are diagnosed each year, according to the National Cancer Institute. The good news is that with advances in treatment ...

Source: U.S. News & World Report
Published: 07 May 2019

IL-1 inhibitors may reduce radiation-induced vascular damage

Radiation therapy against cancer can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease much later in life, as the radiation causes chronic inflammation of the exposed blood vessels. In a new study ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 14 May 2019

Boulder’s Grillo Center breaks down radiation therapy

Q. My sister has been diagnosed with breast cancer and will be receiving radiation treatments. How does this work? A. Radiation therapy uses high-energy particles or waves, such as x-rays, gamma rays, electron beams, or protons, to destroy or damage ...

Source: Daily Camera
Published: 07 May 2019

Power and Precision: Proton Therapy Can Target Brain and Spine Tumors with Fewer Side Effects

Proton therapy is a sophisticated form of radiation that can target tumors with great precision and less damage to normal tissue. MSK radiation oncologists are using proton therapy to treat an increasing number of people with a range of tumors of the ...

Source: mskcc.org
Published: 17 May 2019

Radiation-induced vascular damage could be treated with IL-1 inhibitors

Radiation therapy against cancer can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease much later in life, as the radiation causes chronic inflammation of the exposed blood vessels. In a new study published in the European Heart Journal, researchers from ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 14 May 2019

Radiation therapy typically not recommended for vocal cord carcinoma in situ

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My brother was diagnosed with stage 0 squamous cell carcinoma in situ in one of his vocal cords. He has been through several endoscopic surgeries, but the carcinoma keeps coming back. His doctors do not recommend radiation therapy.

Source: Sun-Sentinel
Published: 09 May 2019

Radiation therapy consent forms too difficult to read

(Reuters Health) - Cancer patients usually get written consent forms to sign before radiation that are supposed to clearly spell out the treatment risks, but a new U.S. study suggests these forms are too complex for most patients to easily understand.

Source: Reuters
Published: 08 May 2019

Medical Radiation Shielding Market 2019: Size, Share, Demand, Trends, Growth and 2023 Forecasts

... market for medical radiation shielding in terms of its uses and revenue generation attributed to increasing use of radiation therapy for diagnosis and treatment of various disease. Further, APAC is expected to have the highest CAGR due to increasing ...

Source: Medgadget
Published: 16 May 2019

Leukemia Cancer Market to Make Great Impact in Near Future by 2025 | Biogen, GSK, Novartis, Pfizer, Roche, Takeda Oncology, Teva Pharmaceutical

It's vital you keep your market knowledge up to date segmented by Applications Chemotherapy, Radiation Therapy, Targeted Therapy, Biological Therapy & Stem Cell Transplant, Product Types such as [, Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML), Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 17 May 2019

Changes in Pectoral Muscle Volume During Subacute Period after Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer: A Retrospective up to 4-year Follow-up Study

Radiotherapy (RT) is an effective treatment for managing breast cancer patients with breast conserving surgery, but patients may experience radiation-induced shoulder problems. Even though the course of shoulder morbidity is unknown, pectoral muscle ...

Source: Nature
Published: 07 May 2019

Proton Therapy Center in Prague Becomes First Czech Clinic to Order RayStation

It will efficiently coordinate activities in radiation therapy, chemotherapy and surgery and will offer advanced features for clinical resource optimization, workflow automation and adaptive ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 17 May 2019

New trial seeks to reverse effects of dead brain tissue caused by radiation

To treat the AVM, doctors in her home state used radiation therapy. The radiation therapy treated the AVM, but Coffey experienced the severe side effect of radiation necrosis. Radiation therapy is an effective way to treat certain brain AVMs. In up to 5 ...

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 14 May 2019

Global Radiation Therapy Equipment Industry

NEW YORK, May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Radiation Therapy Equipment in US$ Thousand by the following Therapy Types: External Beam Radiation Therapy, Internal Radiation Therapy, and Systemic Radiation Therapy.

Source: Benzinga.com
Published: 15 May 2019

Global Oncology Information Systems Market is Expand with Noteworthy CAGR of 7.1% During 2018-2025

A Comprehensive research study conducted by KD Market Insights on " Oncology Information Systems Market by Product & Service (Software and Service), Application (Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, and Surgical Oncology), and End User (Hospital ...

Source: Utility Dive
Published: 14 May 2019

Government hosp to offer safe, fast cancer therapy with CT simulator

Called CT simulator, it would allow radiologists to determine the exact location, shape and size of tumour to be treated and provide radiation. It would make treatment easier and faster for ...

Source: Indiatimes
Published: 18 May 2019

Radioisotope couple for tumor diagnosis and therapy

or similar cytotoxic radiation are used. Cytotoxicity refers to the ability to kill or damage cells; in this case, cancer cells. In recent years, an approach combining therapy and diagnosis based ...

Source: Phys.org
Published: 14 May 2019

Cancer center receives radiation oncology accreditation

The William E. Kahlert Regional Cancer Center, located on the Carroll Hospital campus, has received accreditation in radiation oncology by the American College of Radiology. The three-year accreditation demonstrates the center's ability to provide the ...

Source: Carroll County Times
Published: 09 May 2019

CAGR of 8.1% || Oncology Information Systems Market Escalating With A CAGR Of 8.1% By 2026

Global oncology information systems segmentation. By application: Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Surgical Oncology. Global oncology information systems segmentation. By end user: Hospital & Physician’s Offices, Governmental Institutions ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 17 May 2019

Targeted Oncology™ Adds The Florida Society of Clinical Oncology to Its Strategic Alliance Partnership Program

FLASCO leads state legislative efforts, champions cancer research and strives to advance the future of oncology and champion patients with cancer in Florida. Members represent integrated cancer care teams and include medical, radiation, surgical ...

Source: The Bakersfield Californian
Published: 13 May 2019

Study touts new method to reduce cognitive side effects of brain cancer radiation treatment

Overall, the subjects received the same amount of radiation, but FLASH delivered ... how the method reduces side effects, Limoli said. "Oncology clinics and radiotherapy device manufacturers ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 14 May 2019

Boron neutron capture therapy progresses towards clinical cancer treatments

(Courtesy: TAE Life Sciences) Boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT) delivers targeted radiation directly into tumour cells, with minimal damage to healthy tissue. It offers the potential to treat micrometastases that can’t be visualized on medical images ...

Source: Physics World
Published: 17 May 2019

1,000 new cancer patients receive radiation therapy

KUWAIT: The International Atomic Energy Agency said Kuwait continuously works towards giving its citizens better health care, adding that this is one of its government’s priorities, noting on ...

Source: Kuwait Times
Published: 18 May 2019

Precision radiation therapy is now a treatment option for pets at Iowa State University animal hospital

(Ames)--Mac, an 8-year-old boxer, lay sedated on a table in the gleaming new radiation treatment room at the Hixson-Lied Small Animal Hospital at Iowa State University. Mac had undergone one treatment in the new facility before, for the mast cell tumor ...

Source: Kmaland
Published: 09 May 2019

Proton Therapy: A Path to Improved Outcomes and Quality of Life

Proton therapy is one of the most technologically advanced radiation modalities available today. Its unique ability to spare healthy tissue while delivering curative radiation doses to tumors results in fewer adverse events (AEs) and better quality of life ...

Source: OncLive.com
Published: 17 May 2019

Study Findings Support Pelvic Radiation Therapy Over Vaginal Cuff Brachytherapy in Endometrial Cancer

Treatment with vaginal cuff brachytherapy plus paclitaxel and carboplatin chemotherapy (VCB/C) was not found to be superior to pelvic radiation therapy (RT) in patients with high-intermediate and high-risk early-stage endometrial cancer, according to ...

Source: Targeted Oncology
Published: 08 May 2019

Glasgow wins Europe’s largest congress on radiation oncology

Glasgow has been selected to host ESTRO’s Annual Congress in 2023. Europe’s largest meeting on radiation oncology, attracting over 6,000 participants, will take place at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC). Professor Anthony Chalmers from the ...

Source: Conference News
Published: 15 May 2019

NGS Enables Individualized Treatment Approach in Oncology

For instance, in oncology there are several different chemotherapies and radiation therapies that may work better, or not, based on someone's NGS profile. How widespread is the use of NGS in oncology, and what can be done to make this more universally ...

Source: OncLive.com
Published: 16 May 2019

'Seeing the light' behind radiation therapy

Delivering just the right dose of radiation for cancer patients is a delicate balance in their treatment regime. However, in a new study from UBC Okanagan and Duke University, researchers have developed a system they say may improve the ability to maximize ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 30 Apr 2019