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2014-02-18 23:29:12

Celebs Lining Up to Take a "Chance for Life" in Washington's Largest Charity Poker Tournament Saturday - Winner Will Win a Seat at the World Series of Poker Washington,

2014-01-30 23:29:38

Washington's largest charity poker tournament event to be held at the City Tavern Club on February 22, 2014, will include a silent auction, wine tasting and after party.

2013-11-04 15:29:54

Inflammatory demyelinating pseudotumor usually occurs in the brain and rarely occurs in the spinal cord.

2013-08-12 15:15:25

A new analysis has found that a type of radiation therapy called carbon ion radiotherapy can control cancer growth and prolong survival in patients with spinal tumors.

2013-02-28 13:41:18

A new systematic review published in The Cochrane Library has raised doubts as to the effectiveness of "red flag" indicators at both identifying and excluding cancer in patients with lower back pain.

2009-08-17 09:04:00

MIAMI, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) is a highly effective alternative treatment for some cancer patients with spinal metastases, reported in new research from The University of Texas in Houston, according to James G. Schwade, M.D.

2009-02-22 06:30:00

New procedure could offer a safer, more convenient treatment for spine tumors LAS VEGAS, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For orthopaedic researcher Joyce Keyak, Ph.D., finding ways to battle breast cancer is a personal as well as a professional mission.

2005-06-24 14:35:00

Using the most advanced radiation technology currently available in the region, neurosurgeons and radiation oncologists at the Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia have for the first time wrapped beams of radiation around a patient’s spine, relieving pain from several cancerous tumors there while avoiding the spinal cord.

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2004-12-08 07:31:45

A new kind of radiation technology called shaped beam surgery lets doctors treat brain and spinal tumors that can't be attacked with conventional surgery. Shaped beam surgery can mold radiation beams to match the exact size and shape of a tumor.


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