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2013-05-02 23:19:46

Cianna Medical, Inc.: Researchers from 12 sites report favorably low recurrence rates and minimal toxicities. CHICAGO (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Strut-based breast brachytherapy — a form of radiation therapy for early-stage breast cancer — has been shown to be a well-tolerated, effective treatment, according to a scientific poster presentation at the 2013 annual meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) in Chicago, May 1-5, 2013.     The...

2013-04-27 23:03:18

Dennis R. HIll MD, Radiation Oncologist at the Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland, CA discusses the latest in prostate cancer treatments. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) April 27, 2013 Dennis R. Hill MD, Radiation Oncologist at the Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland, CA, who specializes in HDR Prostate Brachytherapy, a prostate cancer treatment option with less risk of side effects than external beam radiation methods, discusses a newer treatment now available, called the Calypso...

2013-04-22 14:27:33

Two large, landmark radiotherapy studies have shown that it is possible to treat cervical cancer effectively with high doses specifically adapted to each tumor, and with fewer serious side-effects to the surrounding normal organs. In two presentations today (Saturday) and tomorrow (Sunday) researchers will tell the 2nd Forum of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) that image-guided brachytherapy is able to deliver very high doses, which prevent the tumor from growing...

Treatment Of Cervical Cancer Oultined With Two New Studies
2013-04-20 08:43:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Two landmark radiotherapy studies demonstrating cervical cancer tumors can be effectively treated with specifically-adapted high doses will be presented this weekend at the 2nd Forum of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO). The studies, which will be presented over the next two days at the conference in Geneva, Switzerland, demonstrate image-guided brachytherapy was able to deliver extremely high doses that...

2013-04-18 23:19:36

Cianna Medical, Inc: Recent studies conclude breast brachytherapy with the SAVI applicator appears to be a well-tolerated, effective treatment for early-stage breast cancer. New Orleans, Louisiana (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 Breast brachytherapy with a strut-based applicator demonstrated low recurrence rates and minimal toxicities, according to a multi-site study with a median follow-up of four years. The research was presented at the annual meeting of the American Brachytherapy Society, held in...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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