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High-dose, High-precision Radiation Therapy Safe, Effective for Solitary Kidney Cancer Patients With Only One Kidney

Treatment of renal cell carcinoma with stereotactic radiation therapy is as safe and effective for patients with one kidney as it is for those who have two, according to an analysis of the largest-ever, international dataset of solitary kidney patients to receive this emerging treatment. The findings will be presented today at the 60th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

Tender Tactics Put A Toddler At Ease With MRI Scanner

It took time, patience and a team effort to get Harrison Atkins to co-operate enough to lie still for an MRI scan of his head. But the 2-year-old has made history for Pacific Radiology staff in Palmerston North, relaxing so completely during the noisy, claustrophobic procedure that he went to sleep in the middle of it.

Health Benefits Of Macroalgae Origin

Seaweeds are well-known for their exceptional capacity to accumulate essential minerals and trace elements needed for human nutrition, although their levels are commonly very variable depending on their morphological features, environmental conditions, and geographic location.