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Expensive Proton Beam Therapy No Better Than Traditional Treatment For Prostate Cancer
2012-12-28 11:30:22

A new study published this week in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute has found that an expensive prostate cancer radiation treatment provided no long-term benefit over traditional radiation.

2012-10-30 19:12:39

Two studies led by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have found that proton therapy preserves the quality of life, specifically urinary and bowel function, in men treated with this targeted radiation modality for prostate cancer.

2012-10-22 04:01:48

Proton community leaders focus on Improving Cancer Outcomes with Proton Therapy. Washington, D.C.

2012-10-15 16:04:15

Children who undergo brain radiation therapy run a significant risk of suffering from permanent neurocognitive adverse effects. These adverse effects are due to the fact that the radiation often encounters healthy tissue. This reduces the formation of new cells, particularly in the hippocampus — the part of the brain involved in memory and learning. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg's Sahlgrenska Academy have used a model study to test newer radiation therapy techniques...


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