Latest American College of Surgeons Oncology Group Stories

2014-05-01 16:33:07

LAS VEGAS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IceCure Medical, Inc. announced today the beginning of a landmark, multi-centered clinical trial which will study the effect of percutaneous cryoablation on malignant breast tumors. This announcement comes on the heels of the publication of results from Z1072 cryoablation trial. This trial, sponsored by American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG) involved cryoablation of small breast cancer tumors followed by traditional surgical...

2013-09-23 12:41:22

Patients receiving radiotherapy (RT) for cancers in the pelvic region can experience diarrhea, a negative side effect of radiation treatment. Sulfasalazine, an oral tablet used to treat inflammation of the bowels, had been shown in a past trial of 31 patients to decrease diarrhea during pelvic RT (Killic 2001). Sulfasalazine does not reduce diarrhea, according to research presented today at the American Society of Radiation Oncology's (ASTRO's) 55th Annual Meeting. The study also determined...

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