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Latest Intraoperative Electron Radiation Therapy Stories

2014-12-10 16:27:44

Study Assesses Long-Term Safety and Efficacy of Targeted Radiation Therapy Delivered at the Time of Lumpectomy Using the Xoft® System® NASHUA, N.H., Dec.

2013-08-12 15:15:25

A new analysis has found that a type of radiation therapy called carbon ion radiotherapy can control cancer growth and prolong survival in patients with spinal tumors.

2011-04-12 14:59:32

Intraoperative radiation therapy provides alternative for women with early stage breast cancerNorthwestern Medicine physicians are currently utilizing a new treatment option for breast cancer that allows women to receive a full dose of radiation therapy during breast conserving surgery.

2010-10-26 00:21:13

Patients with cancer found at the end of the large intestine called the rectum who receive one week of radiation therapy before surgery have a 50 percent reduction in chance that their cancer will return after 10 years.

2010-06-24 05:00:00

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoag Hospital announced the launch of its Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT) program as part of its progressive, comprehensive approach to breast cancer treatment.


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'.