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Latest External beam radiotherapy Stories

2013-09-23 13:02:17

Proton therapy, an external beam radiotherapy in which protons deliver precise radiation doses to a tumor and spare healthy organs and tissues, is cost-effective in treating medulloblastomas, fast-growing brain tumors that mainly affect children, when compared to standard photon radiation therapy.

2013-09-23 12:40:17

When used to treat pediatric patients with intracranial malignant tumors, proton therapy may limit the toxicity of radiation therapy while preserving tumor control.

2013-06-20 23:20:13

The BTL and BCSI teams have been working hard to design, fabricate, assemble and test, the first 70Mev Cyclotron in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Vancouver, British

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

2013-06-11 23:27:40

TriDerma Radiation Skin Relief™, recommended by patients, doctors and radiation oncologists for years, is now available in the First Aid department of supercenters in Michigan, Illinois, Ohio,

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.

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

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.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.