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2013-10-30 23:03:58

Pittsburgh's Allegheny General Hospital is one of a few national centers using SBRT as a "bridge" to liver transplant for liver cancer patients, and a recent study shows it is effective. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Liver transplantation is one of the few treatment options available that can potentially save the lives of people with liver cancer, but unfortunately many patients are not eligible for transplantation due to the invasiveness of their disease. A...

2013-10-29 12:01:23

Among patients with early stages of breast cancer, those whose hearts were more directly irradiated with radiation treatments on the left side in a facing-up position had higher risk of heart disease, according to research letter by David J. Brenner, Ph.D, D.Sc, of Columbia University Medical Center, New York, and colleagues. Several reports have suggested links between breast cancer radiation and long-term cardiovascular-related deaths, according to the study background. Researchers...

2013-10-28 23:28:47

Chichester will administer non-invasive skin cancer treatment in the office using the new superficial radiation therapy (SRT) machine. Keller, Texas (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Dermatology Alliance-Keller, an award-winning provider of medical and cosmetic dermatology services in Keller and North Fort Worth, hired Roseanne Chichester as its on-staff radiation therapist. In this role, Chichester will administer non-invasive skin cancer treatment in the office using the new superficial...

Modeling How Low Energy Electrons Damage DNA May Improve Radiation Therapy
2013-10-25 12:53:32

American Institute of Physics Every day, all day, our DNA gets beaten up by chemicals and radiation -- but remarkably, most of us stay healthy. Now, an investigation by a team of French and Canadian researchers has produced insights into a little-studied but common radiation threat to DNA: low-energy electrons (LEEs), with energies of 0-15 electron volts. The team has devised the first rough model of a close DNA cellular environment under threat from LEEs, revealing for the first time...

2013-10-23 23:02:08

To celebrate the launch of its new website, EMFNews.com is running a 5% price-off promo for the first 100 customers ordering EMF / Nuclear / Detox products from the wide range of brands it carries. Hawaii (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Paul Sean Fitzgerald, owner of EMF News, a resource dedicated to keeping individuals informed about relevant health issues and solutions, proudly unveils EMFNews.com. The new website was developed to share comprehensive information about health problems caused by...


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