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2014-06-24 14:00:24

NYU Langone Medical Center / New York University School of Medicine Leading experts from renowned academic centers join in one voice to encourage new perspectives in addressing brain cancer A blue-ribbon team of national experts on brain cancer says that professional pessimism and out-of-date "myths," rather than current science, are guiding -- and compromising -- the care of patients with cancers that spread to the brain. In a special article published in the July issue of...

2014-06-24 08:30:59

IRVING, Texas, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valley Medical Oncology Consultants (VMOC) and Caris Life Sciences announced today a collaboration to establish a clinical molecular profiling program that enables more personalized treatment for cancer patients in the San Francisco Bay Area. This program will leverage the power of Caris Molecular Intelligence(TM), the industry's leading comprehensive tumor profiling service, to better target therapy options based on a patient's unique...

2014-06-24 08:30:24

Using CyberKnife and chemotherapy, doctors treat primary and metastatic tumors FENTON, Mo., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When St. Louis CyberKnife patient Theresa Thompson was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer, doctors determined the disease had spread beyond her lungs to her brain. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140623/120686 While stage IV lung cancer is difficult to treat, doctors reviewed her case and decided to aggressively treat with CyberKnife and chemotherapy....

2014-06-24 08:29:35

Yet Canadians in the dark about cancer survival rates OTTAWA, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Cancer isn't always a matter of life and death anymore - today, an increasing number of Canadians are living with cancer as a chronic condition. However, the majority of Canadians and the healthcare system have not necessarily responded to this shift. "The fact is, 63 per cent of Canadian cancer patients live longer than five years after diagnosis(i), and if a cancer patient survives past one year,...

2014-06-23 12:28:59

WESTERVILLE, Ohio, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbus CyberKnife, a service of Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital, has reached an important milestone with the treatment of its 1,000(th) patient. This month marks four years of operation for Columbus CyberKnife, the area's only CyberKnife(®) treatment provider and one of only four in Ohio. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140407/DA98217 "This is a testament to our team's specialized expertise in stereotactic radiosurgery and...

2014-06-20 23:08:57

AccuBoost announces first breast cancer patient treatments at Northern Nevada Radiation Oncology. Tyngsboro, MA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Advanced Radiation Therapy, creators of the AccuBoost Breast Brachytherapy technology, is pleased to announce that Northern Nevada Radiation Oncology of Reno, Nevada has signed an agreement to offer the AccuBoost Treatment option to their patients undergoing breast conservation therapy(BCT). Treatments utilizing the AccuBoost technique under the direction...

2014-06-17 11:02:54

Ohio State University Giving low doses of a particular targeted agent with a cancer-killing virus might improve the effectiveness of the virus as a treatment for cancer, according to a study led by researchers with The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James). Viruses that are designed to kill cancer cells – oncolytic viruses – have shown promise in clinical trials for the...

2014-06-17 08:29:01

Cancer center examines treatment for liver tumors that metastasize from colorectal cancer PARK RIDGE, Ill. ­­, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois CyberKnife, a department of Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, is developing a new treatment protocol that offers hope for patients suffering from a form of cancer which until recently was regarded as incurable. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140616/118632 The protocol, overseen by Illinois CyberKnife Medical Director Dr....

2014-06-13 12:25:13

WEST JORDAN, Utah, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BC Technical, the largest nationwide, non-OEM provider of medical imaging solutions, and UltraSPECT, Inc., a leading supplier of software products for nuclear medicine facilities, have entered into a long-term agreement to provide their customers easier access to UltraSPECT products across the nation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120510/LA04560LOGO The ability to lower radiation exposure to patients and staff is a high...

2014-06-13 08:23:58

Analysis of PRiDe, a U.S. commercial registry of 457 recurrent glioblastoma patients, demonstrates that patients treated with NovoTTF Therapy at their first recurrence achieved a median overall survival of 20 months NEW YORK, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novocure, a commercial stage oncology company, announced today that subgroup survival data from its U.S. commercial patient registry will be presented at the 16(th) Biennial Canadian Neuro-Oncology Meeting in Halifax, Nova Scotia,...


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