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  • Oncology
  • The research study was conducted on 80 patients from 16 ECOG-ACRIN Research group (Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) and the American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN) who are in stage 3 or 4 HPV - positive oropharynx cancer and were candidates for surgery. (medindia.net)
  • Daily online exclusives cover late breaking oncology news, safe handling and administration of chemotherapy drugs, side effect management, and new developments in specific cancers. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • The guidelines, developed by a task force from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), were based on prior clinical studies showing that hypofractionated WBI was equivalent to conventionally fractionated WBI for patients 50 years or older who had pathologic stage T1-2 N0 breast cancer and had not received systemic chemotherapy. (mdanderson.org)
  • Dr. Andrew Salner, chief of the department of radiation oncology at Hartford Hospital , said advances in mammography have allowed physicians to catch tumors at earlier and smaller stages, and that led to the idea of treating just the area around a tumor. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Dr. Suzanne B. Evans, an assistant professor at Yale University School of Medicine and director of radiation oncology at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London, said an advantage of accelerated radiation is that it causes less discomfort. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Three transcripts explained more than 98 percent of the variance in the modulation of gene expression and were good early indicators of internal exposure, according to Matt Coleman, LLNL biologist and adjunct professor in radiation oncology at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. (geniuxworld.com)
  • As these strategies become more targeted, explains Schoenfeld, and as stereotactic body radiation therapy continues to be explored in multiple tumor types and in multiple locations in the body, there are an increasing number of potential combinations that could be evaluated with immuno-oncology agents. (onclive.com)
  • Treatment-related morbidity will be monitored by personal interview, using standard American Urologic Association and Radiation Therapy Oncology Group criteria at 1, 3, 6, 12 and 24 months. (knowcancer.com)
  • Our study focuses on a particularly aggressive form of prostate cancer , and provides the largest series of outcomes for patients with this diagnosis who were treated in the modern era," said Dr. Amar Kishan, a chief resident in the department of radiation oncology at UCLA. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Regimens
  • These finding suggest that the dose intensity of chemotherapy achieved in concurrent regimens may not be sufficient to control systemic micrometastatic disease. (aacrjournals.org)
  • 2018
  • Dr Jonathan Wadsley, a consultant clinical oncologist at the Weston Park Hospital at Sheffield, and chair of the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Thyroid Cancer Subgroup, presented the results at the recently-held 2018 NCRI Cancer Conference in Glasgow. (financialexpress.com)
  • Dana-Farber Ca
  • Dr. Albert, along with fellow doctors Rita Linggood, Anthony D'Amico, Jason Lee and others who spend time at St. Anne's Hospital, are all affiliated with Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. (gridleyherald.com)
  • malignant
  • Intensity modulated radiation therapy is an advanced radiation technique that uses computers to control the devices that deliver precise radiation doses to malignant tumors or specific areas of the tumor. (unm.edu)
  • Studies of mutants sensitive to ionizing radiation at this range of doses have revealed that the responsible genes play important roles in preventing cells from malignant progression in somatic cells ( 2 ). (aacrjournals.org)
  • phase
  • Given this background, we investigated the function of radiation-induced G2 phase checkpoint arrest in a pair of isogenic fibroblast cell lines: MR4 and 3.7. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Additionally, the dose response pattern for the induction of the "early" G2-phase cell cycle checkpoint in MR4 cells was concordant with ATM autophosphorylation on serine 1981, which further implicates the "early" checkpoint in the HRS response. (aacrjournals.org)
  • This suggests that immediate radiation-mediated DNA events may not have a prominent role in determining HRS, although this result needs to be confirmed with pure G2-phase cell populations. (aacrjournals.org)
  • This effect is due to cell cycle progression from G 1 to the more sensitive S-G 2 phase during the interval between the split doses. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Radiation therapy for prostate cancer could be given in higher doses over a shorter period of time, results from a Phase 3 trial show. (prostatecancernewstoday.com)
  • neck
  • Patients were treated for cancers of the brain, head or neck, or prostate. (unm.edu)
  • 1. 18 yrs old or greater & have histologically or cytologically proven metastatic or recurrent head & neck cancer & have failed at least 1 prior, but not more than 3 chemotherapeutic regimen. (knowcancer.com)
  • study
  • A new digital angiography flat panel system reduces the radiation dose to patients undergoing interventional treatment for liver cancer by about one-fourth, a new study shows. (redorbit.com)
  • The study compared the radiation dose to patient's skin during transcatheter arterial embolization, a procedure that blocks the flow of a blood to a tumor. (redorbit.com)
  • WASHINGTON -- Low-dose adjuvant radiation therapy clears thyroid cancer remnants as effectively as high-dose therapy, according to preliminary data from an ongoing study. (medpagetoday.com)
  • August 15, 1989: "Radiation Study Based in Chernobyl Area. (ratical.org)
  • Reducing the radiation may help to minimize side effects and improve treatment options for HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancer, finds a study from Yale Cancer Center. (medindia.net)
  • The study, first conducted by the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission (ABCC), was transferred in 1975 to control by the Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF), which has its headquarters at 5-2 Hijiyama Park, Minami-Ku, Hiroshima 732, Japan. (ratical.org)
  • In the coming decades of the study, they will contribute very important information on the duration and true magnitude of the radiation risk. (ratical.org)
  • A unique scientific merit of this study can be seen from the entries in Table 4-A , Column D: The study includes a large unexposed group and a very great range of doses. (ratical.org)
  • In addition to the inclusion of all doses and all ages, the A-Bomb Study includes both sexes. (ratical.org)
  • Moreover, the A-Bomb Study is a study following exposure of the entire body to ionizing radiation. (ratical.org)
  • Thus, the study can address the problem of radiation-induced cancer in general. (ratical.org)
  • Even in the A-Bomb Study, analysts can create a "small-numbers problem" if they practice excessive subdivision of the data by cancer-type, dose, age, sex. (ratical.org)
  • Hospitals can now treat people having low risk thyroid cancer with a smaller amount of radioactivity after surgery, according to a latest study. (financialexpress.com)
  • He confirmed to this writer that many UK centres have already adopted the low dose regimen to treat low risk thyroid cancer patients, following the publication of the primary outcome of the study back in 2012. (financialexpress.com)
  • The National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project has led a national study of more than 4,000 women, including 59 recruited by Yale-New Haven Hospital , designed to get long-term results on partial breast radiation. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Chapter 5 demonstrates that there has been substantial continuity of doses, cohorts, and structure of the study during the 1950-1970, 1950-1974, 1950-1978, and 1950-1982 follow-ups ( Table 5-A ). (ratical.org)
  • Then, as supplemental information appended to the study, the new DS86 dose-estimates for these same cohorts of persons could be (and should be) provided. (ratical.org)
  • This is a novel study, which uses whole blood collected from patients treated with a radiopharmaceutical, to characterize biomarkers that may be useful for better cancer treatment and biodosimetry," Coleman said. (geniuxworld.com)
  • A study by researchers at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center provides convincing evidence that radiation-based treatments and surgery are equally effective treatments for aggressive prostate cancer. (medicalxpress.com)
  • This study was the first of its kind to directly compare outcomes between radiation-based treatments and surgery for patients with cancers that are Gleason score nine or 10 (the highest score possible, which represents the most aggressive form of cancer). (medicalxpress.com)
  • RERF
  • Mortality and Radiation Dose, 1950-1974" (RERF TR-1-77 ). (ratical.org)
  • In addition, we shall provide some new estimates which use the Cancer-Yields developed in this book, as well as the Cancer-Yields published in 1987 and 1988 by RERF analysts. (ratical.org)
  • conclusion
  • We reach this conclusion largely because the rule-bending occurred while relatively little of the cancer-outcome was known. (ratical.org)
  • treatment
  • But with cancer treatment, CT scans are hardly optional. (cityofhope.org)
  • Younger patients may have to deal with these side effects for decades after cancer treatment. (medindia.net)
  • Though physicians used radioiodine for treatment of thyroid cancer for several decades, it continued to be an enigma. (financialexpress.com)
  • The standard treatment after a lumpectomy is radiation of the entire breast, the thinking being that the radiation will attack any cancer cells that might have spread from the tumor. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Although lymph node evaluation is not a part of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) staging system(2), it is generally performed as one of the initial workup of patients with cervical cancer by use of modern imaging tools for accurate evaluation of the disease extent and possible treatment adjustment. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • A preliminary analysis shows similar morbidity between the treatment arms, and nearly identical cancer control rates between randomization arms. (knowcancer.com)
  • After having the tumor removed, Ferreira's surgeon recommended the traditional radiation treatment lasting five to six weeks. (gridleyherald.com)
  • If these women meet the many criteria that come with High Dose Radiation, you are looking at a five-day treatment period as opposed to five to six weeks. (gridleyherald.com)
  • However, optimal treatment for prostate cancer patients remains controversial, in part because technologies and treatment strategies are continually improving. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Although widely accepted as an effective method for delivering radiation, IMRT depends on the software that controls the devices and the treatment machines. (unm.edu)
  • Researchers have been concerned that the system may allow for some inconsistencies in IMRT dose prescriptions, treatment planning, dose recording, and dose delivery among cancer patients treated at different medical facilities. (unm.edu)
  • regimen
  • The recently reported longer term follow up data gives us added confidence that use of the lower dose regimen does not lead to an increase in longer term thyroid cancer recurrence," he asserted. (financialexpress.com)
  • Based on his experience at Hartford Hospital and what he has seen in studies, he's confident that the five days of radiation are as successful as the seven-week regimen at reducing the risk of recurrence. (baltimoresun.com)
  • assess
  • While dosimeters can be used to measure radiation dose externally, the development of a more precise dosimeter to assess internal dose does not exist. (geniuxworld.com)
  • Transformed to normality as appropriate, the linear mixed effects model will be applied, using the unstructured mean model and linear in time model to assess the effects of low-dose tamoxifen on these measurements over time. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • risk
  • Our early, single-center data suggest that the lower-dose of radiation is as effective as the higher dose for achieving post-ablation thyroglobulin negativity in low-risk patients," Dr. Sujana Kumar said. (medpagetoday.com)
  • and true magnitude of the radiation risk. (ratical.org)
  • see Table 4-B , Column A. Thus it has already been capable of revealing what other studies could only suggest: Relative to the spontaneous cancer-rate, the cancer-risk per dose-unit is higher for persons who are young ATE than for persons who are old ATE. (ratical.org)
  • Billed as the world's longest-running trial of low risk thyroid cancer patients carried out in the UK, the suggested guidelines, when accepted, are likely to benefit thousands of people. (financialexpress.com)
  • Dr Wadsley reported results of 434 patients with low risk thyroid cancer from 29 UK hospitals in the HiLo trial with a median (average) follow-up time of 6.5 years. (financialexpress.com)
  • The Lyda Hill Cancer Prevention Center provides cancer risk assessment, screening and diagnostic services. (mdanderson.org)
  • Studies have shown that there's a 3 percent to 5 percent risk of recurrence over five years with whole breast radiation, Evans said. (baltimoresun.com)
  • The radiation dose to high-risk microscopic disease was reduced from 60 to 54 Gy, and the dose to low-risk microscopic disease was reduced from 45 to 39 Gy. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Implications
  • In the process, we will suggest how the response by segments of the radiation community to the Chernobyl accident could have serious implications -- extending to nuclear issues far beyond this single accident, and beyond ionizing radiation to other health issues and to the practice of science itself. (ratical.org)
  • Memorial Sloan
  • 2 To whom requests for reprints should be addressed, at Department of Medical Physics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Hospital
  • According to experts, many patients find it distressing to remain in isolation rooms in the hospital for two to three days without physical contact with friends and relatives when they receive higher doses. (financialexpress.com)
  • Salner said Hartford Hospital has offered accelerated radiation for several years, and about 15 percent of patients with breast cancer qualify as candidates for it. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Dr. Kimberly Caprio, breast surgeon at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center , said the hospital offers accelerated radiation on a very limited basis. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Dr. Kristen Zarfos, surgeon and medical director of the Comprehensive Breast Health Center at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, said she wants more evidence of its success before she'll recommend accelerated radiation. (baltimoresun.com)
  • T65DR
  • In the T65DR dosimetry, the average internal organ-dose in Dose-Group 3 is estimated at only 11 centi-sieverts or rems. (ratical.org)
  • Of course, there would also be no further alteration of any cohort's mean T65DR dose. (ratical.org)
  • higher dose
  • If cancer-rate rises with dose in successively higher Dose-Groups, the argument for causality is stronger than if there were only one exposed group to compare with an unexposed Reference Group. (ratical.org)
  • researchers
  • On March 6, 1989, the Wall Street Journal ( Wsj89 , p.A-1) reported from Ukraine that "Records of" radiation levels [from the accident] have been deemed so secret that top Soviet scientific researchers, let alone local residents, can't get access to them" -- a statement supported by considerable detail in the full article. (ratical.org)
  • Specifically, researchers achieved control of the illness in 94.4% of those patients with an optimum implant level, compared to 75.5% for those who received a dose less than 147 Gy. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • In each case, researchers identified the prescribed dose and the actual dose of radiation received. (unm.edu)