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2014-02-19 16:23:48

Most accurate form of proton therapy lets doctors 'paint' radiation onto tumors SAN DIEGO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Until recently, cancer patients looking for the most precise form of proton radiation therapy - "pencil-beam scanning" - had to narrow their search to about a half dozen centers in the United States that offer this treatment on a limited basis. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-02-18 08:32:26

The NovoTAL System Enables Certified Physicians to Plan and Individualize NovoTTF(TM) Therapy for Recurrent Glioblastoma Patients NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novocure announced today that Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has licensed the NovoTAL (Transducer Array Layout) System. The NovoTAL System allows certified physicians to use a recurrent GBM patient's MRI data to optimize the distribution and intensity of NovoTTF Therapy....

2014-02-18 08:31:32

Met Primary Endpoint of Statistically Significant Reduction in Mouth and Throat Soreness Associated With Oral Mucositis; MuGard Patients Also Had Decreased Severity of Oral Mucositis by WHO Score NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP) announced the online early publication of the final results of its post-approval marketing study of MuGard(®) in Cancer, the journal of the American Cancer Society and one of the oldest peer-reviewed journals...

2014-02-17 23:21:42

It’s a Zombie thriller but no video game. RF Safe claims that war-gaming real investigative research into proven health effects from cell phone radiation such as brain tumors and DNA damage, protects enormous cash flows to governments and corporations. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 In response to recent news appearing online that cell phones do not cause cancer – RF Safe says, “There are major shortcomings to validate claims by the MTHR study that cell phones are...

2014-02-17 12:23:44

Findings also show opportunity for enhanced patient safety by reducing unnecessary radiation exposure BUFFALO, N.Y., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Through HEALTHeLINK's health information exchange (HIE), participating providers have instant access to patient health information, including diagnostic tests that may have been conducted in a clinical setting. Along these lines, HEALTHeLINK recently conducted an analysis of the number of multiple computed tomography (CT) scans ordered for the same...

2014-02-16 23:02:49

RF Safe's website has started publicly tracking illnesses such as brain tumors, breast cancer, birth defects, right down to migraines and fatigue. This health effects registry is designed so that people, harmed the most, can be united in a single strong voice for safer wireless technologies and reducing exposure to cell phone radiation. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 RF Safe is encouraging everyone that suffers from health effects related to electro sensitivity from...

2014-02-14 23:24:38

The latest state-of-the-art linear accelerator at the Breast Health Center at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center will provide a precise, effective way of delivering radiation therapy directly to cancer—right down to the millimeter. Ogdensburg, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Radiation therapy, a popular, safe method for eradicating cancer cells that may be still be present after surgery, plays an important role in treating all stages of breast cancer. Traditional radiation therapy uses...

2014-02-13 23:23:09

Swiss researchers say ability to control radiation beams means longer remission and lower recurrence. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Surviving Mesothelioma is reporting on a new study in Radiation Oncology comparing two methods of modern radiotherapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma. 3D Conformal Radiotherapy (3DCRT) allows doctors to sculpt radiation to the size and shape of the mesothelioma tumor, hitting the targeted tumor with higher dozes while minimizing radiation to...

2014-02-12 23:32:04

Morton Walker wrote “Natural Cancer Remedies that Work” to help people cure and prevent cancer. The site abb2u.com has presented a review to show whether this report is worth reading. (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Morton Walker wrote “Natural Cancer Remedies that Work ” to help people cure and prevent cancer. During their treatment, they will not need any prescription, radiation, chemotherapy or surgery. While conventional cancer treatments tend to dangerous and expensive, this...

2014-02-12 23:26:13

Brain Tumors are now the leading cancer that causes death in children and the rate adults are getting brain tumors on the same side of the head as their mobile is held now has many questioning cell phone radiation safety. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Could cell phone radiation from towers, wifi and wireless hand-held devices be responsible for a shocking increase in brain tumors over the last 10 years? According to the Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada, brain tumors are...


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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
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  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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