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2012-08-05 23:01:43

Dr. Jeffrey Richmond is now accepting new patients and will be practicing at the 21st Century Oncology radiation treatment centers from Sun City to Casa Grande, Ariz. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 05, 2012 21st Century Oncology — the nation´s premier cancer treatment network and largest radiation therapy provider — announces the addition of a new physician in Central Arizona. We welcome Jeffrey Richmond, M.D., FACRO, a Board Certified Radiation Oncologist and Fellow of the...

2012-07-27 13:50:50

Patients with plantar fasciitis (painful bone heel spur) experience significantly less pain and improved quality of life following a standard dose of external beam radiation therapy, a common cancer treatment similar to receiving an X-ray, according to a randomized, cooperative group study that was published online July 25, 2012, in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics (Red Journal), the official scientific journal of the American Society for...

2012-06-27 15:34:08

A recent Phase I/II clinical trial has shown that a new combination of radiation therapies developed at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center escalates radiation doses to safely and effectively treat prostate cancer and lower the risk of recurrence with minimal radiation exposure to nearby healthy tissue and organs. Recently published in the journal Brachytherapy, a novel treatment protocol designed by Michael Hagan, M.D., Ph.D., radiation oncologist at VCU Massey Cancer...

2012-04-17 23:04:27

After peer review by the American College of Radiology and the American Society for Radiation Oncology, Abington Memorial Hospital's Radiation Oncology Department is Awarded Three-Year Accreditation. Abington, PA (PRWEB) April 17, 2012 The Rosenfeld Cancer Center at Abington Memorial Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR) and The American Society for Radiation Oncology...


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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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