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Latest American Society for Radiation Oncology Stories

2014-09-18 23:05:34

Research conducted by a team of neurosurgeons and radiation oncologists from Allegheny Health Network, and presented this week at the American Society for Radiation Oncology annual meeting, has

2014-09-15 20:22:10

Data presented at American Society for Radiology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting in San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO, Sept.

2014-09-10 23:05:44

Physicians with 21st Century Oncology, the nation's premier cancer treatment network and largest radiation therapy provider, have been chosen to showcase their latest research developments

2014-08-19 23:06:59

Clarity builds online interface and provides affiliated patient safety services for a new patient safety initiative in radiation oncology care. Chicago, IL (PRWEB)

2014-04-24 10:55:15

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has issued a new guideline, “The Role of Postoperative Radiation Therapy for Endometrial Cancer: An ASTRO Evidence-Based Guideline,” that details the use of adjuvant radiation therapy in the treatment of endometrial cancer.

2013-09-24 13:32:35

Early-stage breast cancer patients who receive external beam therapy (XRT) are not at higher risk for serious long-term side effects in the chest area, including increase in deaths from cardiac disease and secondary malignancies.

2013-09-24 11:18:06

A secondary analysis of the historic RTOG 9202 prostate cancer trial examined results of men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer who had received long-term hormonal therapy after radiation therapy, and concluded that there were no additional benefits when compared to short-term hormonal therapy.

2013-09-23 13:58:38

Cancer patients receiving radiotherapy (RT) who are potentially suffering from depression can be effectively identified by a two-item questionnaire.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.