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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...

2013-04-22 04:20:59

GENEVA, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Better outcomes can be achieved for prostate cancer patients using brachytherapy, a highly targeted form of radiotherapy, compared to surgery - this is the finding of a new study conducted by PANAXEA, The University of Twente, Netherlands.(1) The study, which will be presented at the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) 19-23 April 2013, Geneva, Switzerland used the latest cost effectiveness model to look at relevant recent data for...

IMRT Reduces Side Effects Of Breast Cancer Treatments
2013-04-21 07:55:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Treating early breast cancer patients with an advanced form of radiotherapy known as IMRT could reduce the side effects those women experience, according to the results of a randomized trial presented Sunday during the 2nd Forum of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) in Geneva, Switzerland. IMRT (intensity modulated radiotherapy) is a high-precision form of treatment that delivers an even dose of radiation,...

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...

2013-03-20 23:01:12

Experienced physician launches site to inform the public about this advanced treatment option. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 Dennis R. Hill MD announces the launch of a new website designed to inform the public about a technologically advanced and efficient form of treatment for prostate cancer hdrprostatebrachytherapy.com. Dr. Hill specializes in high dose rate brachytherapy and is one of the few physicians in the country to do so exclusively. Prostate cancer is a disease that is of...

2013-03-11 08:27:32

Hong Kong Adventist Oncology Center Offers Full Spectrum of Disease Treatment with State-of-the-art Technologies SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), announced today that Hong Kong Adventist Oncology Center, the first center locally to offer both the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery and TomoTherapy® Systems, hosted its official opening ceremony last week. Hong Kong Adventist Oncology Center is a newly built cancer center that...

2013-02-15 20:21:22

NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Staying ahead of the curve often comes with a price. In the case of prostate cancer, treatment innovations fuel ongoing debate over the cost-benefit analysis of new technologies and modalities. In an institution-based study led by Dr. David Samadi, Vice Chairman, Department of Urology and Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy (RALP) was found to be less...

2013-01-29 08:30:05

DALLAS, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Premier Cancer Centers Dallas, opening spring of 2013, will offer both Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS/SBRT) and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) in one location to meet the needs of cancer patients everywhere. With these technologies, Cancer Has Met Its Match! (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130129/DA49719LOGO) Premier Cancer Centers Dallas is bringing the first TomoTherapy H Series to Texas. The H Series was created to make...

2013-01-07 12:28:29

First Hospital in the Northwest Providing Sophisticated Technology Enabling Enhanced Cancer Treatment Accuracy PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adventist Medical Center is taking cancer treatment to new levels with the only technology in the Northwest designed to provide complex radiation therapy delivered with extreme accuracy. The Agility technology system promises cancer patients a new level of precision and delivery speed in radiation therapy treatments. This...