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2013-06-20 23:00:16

Mercy continues to explore the latest modalities for treating disease, as hospital known for women's health care announces new National Institute for Robotic Surgery, and is also first medical center in Maryland to provide breast cancer patients with Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT). Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Dr. Dwight Im, Director of Mercy´s Center for Gynecologic Oncology, has formed the new National Institute of Robotic Surgery at Mercy Medical Center at 345 St....

Cancer Pilot Study Succeeds Using Funds From Volleyball Tournaments
2013-06-06 10:33:22

George Mason University Funded by volleyball tournaments, a new study released this week shows success in pinpointing individualized treatment for women with metastatic breast cancer, according to George Mason University researchers. The Side-Out Foundation´s pilot study is part of a cutting-edge approach to personalized medicine that looks beyond genomic analysis alone to combine it with what some say is the next frontier in targeted therapy: proteomics. The pilot study is the...

2013-06-03 23:14:09

A new, effective treatment option now exists for patients with cancer that has spread to their bones. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Patients with cancer that has spread to their bones are often treated with radiation therapy to reduce pain. But if that treatment doesn´t work, or can´t be used again, a second, effective option now exists. Results of a clinical trial on the new therapy, presented by a researcher at Jefferson´s Kimmel Cancer Center, is being presented...

2013-06-03 12:33:51

Patients with cancer that has spread to their bones are often treated with radiation therapy to reduce pain. But if that treatment doesn't work, or can't be used again, a second, effective option now exists. Results of a clinical trial on the new therapy, presented by a researcher at Jefferson's Kimmel Cancer Center, is being presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Mark Hurwitz, MD, Director of Thermal Oncology for the Department of Radiation...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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