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Opting for Radiation Therapy Rather Than Surgery

The researches find that the Opting for radiation therapy rather than surgery may result in better swallowing outcomes; which in turn may mean a better quality of life, but according to new findings. The findings come from the first, and so far only; randomized trial to compare the two modalities in the first-line setting for…

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Radiation Plus Chemotherapy don’t Improve Endometrial Cancer

The researches find that the radiation to prevent recurrence. But in a surprising new finding, radiation combine with chemotherapy did not increase recurrence-free survival in these women; therefore reports a National Cancer Institute-sponsored Gynecology Oncology Group study led by a Northwestern Medicine scientist/physician. But This is the first study comparing the combined regimen to chemotherapy…

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Radiation Therapy Systems Guided by MRI

The study find that the The relatively new technology for integrating magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with Radiation Therapy system is becoming increasingly prevalent, because with revenues from the MRI-guided radiation therapy systems market exceeding US$ 220 Mn in 2018; but according to a recent study by Fact.MR. Radiation Therapy Systems This remarkable growth potential of…

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Duration of Ultrasound Treatment for Chronic Joint Pain

The researches find that the therapeutic ultrasound for chronic pain in the knee, hip or shoulder, the authors of a systematic review say. “The literature on knee arthritis is most robust; with some evidence supporting therapeutic ultrasound, though the delivery method of ultrasound (pulsed vs continuous) is controversial; therefore ” they write in Pain Medicine,…

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Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy with Immunotherapy

Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) combines conformal radiation dose-shaping, tumor motion management, and on-board daily imaging to deliver high doses of radiation; in five or fewer treatments. These technological advances in radiation delivery over the last decade have allowed safer and ;more effective dose escalation to patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). For early-stage; medically non-operable NSCLC, SBRT has become…

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Prostate Cancer Cells Mimic Bone When They Metastasize

The study find that the Prostate cancer often becomes lethal as it spreads to the bones; and the process behind this deadly feature  potentially be turn against it as a target for bone-targeting radiation and potential new therapies. Therefore In a study publish online Tuesday in the journal PLOS ONE; Duke Cancer Institute researchers describe how prostate…

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Useful Proton Therapy and Other Applications

The researches find that the  a new method which can double the energy of a proton beam produced by laser-based particle accelerators. Because The breakthrough could lead to more compact; cheaper equipment that could be useful for many applications, including proton therapy. Therefore   Proton therapy involves firing a beam of accelerated protons at cancerous tumors; killing…

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Proton Cancer Therapy Cuts Side Effects

the study find that the proton therapy resulted in cure rates similar to those of X-ray radiation therapy; the study finds. Study is the first major side-by-side comparison of side effects related to proton therapy and X-ray radiation therapy. Therefore It included almost 1,500 patients receiving combined chemotherapy and radiation therapy for lung, brain, head…

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Proton Cancer Therapy System That Replace X-ray Cancer Therapy

The researches find that the proton cancer therapy system that can replace the commonly use x-ray cancer therapy system (LINAC). More than 180,000 patients have been treat in proton therapy (Note) over the years. Therefore The use of proton cancer therapy became applicable for health insurance in Japan for pediatric cancer in 2016; followed by…

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Radiation Therapy for Vaginal Cancer

The researches find that the vaginal cancer that was associated with complete uterine prolapse and complicate by severe intrauterine adhesions. In this case report; therefore they describe the clinical course and successful treatment of this rare condition. Because A 78-year-old woman (gravida 10, para 2, abortion 8) ;with a 10-year history of uterine prolapse presented…

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Proton Therapy Lowers Risk of Side-Effects

The researches find that the Cancer patients getting proton therapy instead of traditional photon radiation are at a significantly lower risk of experiencing side-effects from their radiation therapy; while cure rates are almost identical between the two groups. Researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania conducted the largest review of…

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Proton Radiotherapy Used in Early Stage Breast Cancer

The study find that the use of proton radiotherapy can be used for patients with early stage breast cancer. therefore This trial; led by Teresa Meier; MD, assistant professor of radiation oncology at the UC College of Medicine and a UC Health radiation oncologist; is find by grant money from Ride Cincinnati. Because “This study …