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2012-01-26 10:27:42

Suggests brachytherapy alone or in combination with external beam radiation therapy could be an effective option for high-risk cancers, not just low-risk Brachytherapy for high-risk prostate cancers patients has historically been considered a less effective modality, but a new study from radiation oncologists at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson suggests otherwise. A population-based analysis looking at almost 13,000 cases revealed that men who received brachytherapy alone or in...

2012-01-06 09:54:32

Proton therapy, a type of external beam radiation therapy, is a safe and effective treatment for prostate cancer, according to two new studies published in the January issue of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology•Biology•Physics (Red Journal), the American Society for Radiation Oncology's (ASTRO) official scientific journal. In the first study, researchers at the University of Florida in Jacksonville, Fla., prospectively studied 211 men with low-, intermediate-, and...

2011-12-02 19:15:00

âœWe are excited by the opportunity to partner with TJ Farnsworth and the SightLine management team with a focus on continuing to integrate multispecialty oncologic physicians in community-based cancer centers,â said Jeffrey Goffman, the chairman and CEO of ION. âœSightLineâs business model as a minority owner is consistent with IONâs strategy, and we believe with IONâs core expertise we can...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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