• thus, sparing sensitive organs and normal tissue from unnecessary radiation exposure. (ni.com)
  • The ion beam focuses on the malignant tissue while sparing the healthy organs. (gsi.de)
  • Brachytherapy is cancer treatment that involves placing a radiation source inside the body near cancerous tissue. (cancercenter.com)
  • Proton therapy is an advanced type of radiation treatment that uses a beam of protons to irradiate - or deliver radiation - directly to the tumor, destroying cancer cells while sparing surrounding healthy tissue and other critical areas or vital organs. (mdanderson.org)
  • This method spares normal brain tissue and hence lowers the risk for side effects, especially for lesions that have complex shapes or are close to neighboring healthy organs. (uib.no)
  • By precisely targeting cancer cells and sparing surrounding healthy tissue, the Xoft System has empowered our clinicians to significantly improve patient outcomes and reduce toxicity in treating a range of cancers," said Martin Tejedor, M.D., Chief of Radiation Oncology, Hospital Universitario Miguel Servet. (icadmed.com)
  • These results were echoed by researchers at the University of Alabama, Birmingham (UAB *) , who found that RapidArc is more efficient in terms of delivery time and the number of monitor units needed, and produces treatment plans "that meet both target coverage and normal tissue constraints for all three prostate risk categories. (varian.com)
  • A team from the Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville reported that a two-arc RapidArc plan offers the same level of dose homogeneity and tissue sparing as fixed-field IMRT. (varian.com)
  • Meanwhile, radiation oncologists deliver accelerated radiation, a method in which intense doses target the site of the tumor, but nearby tissue and organs are spared. (sanfernandosun.com)
  • Proton therapy also reduces the probability of secondary cancer due to the ability to spare healthy tissue. (mclaren.org)
  • The decision to take out the entire kidney or only a section is based on the size and number of tumors, whether a tumor is confined to the kidney, how much of the organ and nearby tissue are affected and how well the kidney is functioning. (holyname.org)
  • The result is smaller and more precise fields of radiation, which spare the surrounding normal tissue. (nyp.org)
  • To prepare for your treatment, you may have a planning appointment as well as a CT scan and MRI to take images of the structures and tissue within your body. (nyp.org)
  • To begin delivering cancer treatment, the radiation beam will be turned on while the MRI captures continuous images of your tissue. (nyp.org)
  • Intimal proliferation with secondary thrombosis and occlusion leads to organ and tissue infarction. (msdmanuals.com)
  • The Albert Einstein Hospital, as a reference cancer center, sought this technology in order to offer its patients an individualized approach, making available all the possibilities of treatment of localized prostate cancer, with the objective of achieving the best possible outcomes according to the characteristics of the patient and tumor. (edap-tms.com)
  • In Stephanie's case, proton therapy offered the best way to target the radiation treatment directly to the tumor while minimizing damage to other areas of her brain," explained Stephanie's treating physician Dr. Anita Mahajan, medical director of the Proton Therapy Center and director of Clinical Pediatric Radiation Oncology at MD Anderson. (mdanderson.org)
  • Depending on the type of tumor, radiation therapy (RT) is either an essential complementary and supportive treatment before or after surgery or a clear treatment alternative to surgery. (uib.no)
  • In the vast majority of cases, RapidArc treatments for prostate cancer result in equal or better tumor coverage with less dose to the bladder and rectum, compared to conventional fixed-field IMRT, according to a research team from the Finsen Centre * in Copenhagen, Denmark. (varian.com)
  • The team observed that tumor coverage is comparable between the two approaches, however, RapidArc reduces treatment duration and the amount of dose going to normal tissues throughout the body. (varian.com)
  • Electron, photon or proton beams are used in radiotherapy for cancer treatment while each one may be used depending on depth and the location of tumor and normal tissues around the treatment target as well as economic issues. (scirp.org)
  • Because of the progress with molecular targeted therapies, it is crucial to make a molecular characterization of the tumor before a treatment decision is made. (mountsinai.org)
  • With the advanced radiation technology at the McLaren Proton Therapy Center, protons deposit radiation energy to the target tumor to destroy the cancer cells, while sparing the surrounding healthy tissues. (mclaren.org)
  • The radiation doses precisely stop at the depth of the tumor, sparing nearby organs as much as 70 percent of unnecessary radiation. (mclaren.org)
  • The nature and severity of side effects depend on many factors, including the size and location of the treated tumor, the treatment technique (for example, the radiation dose), the patient's general medical condition, to name a few. (accuray.com)
  • If the tumor or target area moves out of range, treatment pauses temporarily and does not resume until the area is back in range. (nyp.org)
  • Each treatment plan will vary, but courses range from a few days to several weeks depending on factors like the type and location of your tumor. (nyp.org)
  • If possible, the goal of treatment is to remove the tumor and prevent recurrence while maintaining laryngeal function. (medscape.com)
  • and finally tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors, as third-line treatment. (medscape.com)
  • The procedure is common in the treatment of Stage I and II non-seminomatous germ cell tumors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Heavy ion beams are an extremely promising treatment method because they are more effective than any other treatment for radioresistant tumors. (gsi.de)
  • This form of internal radiation therapy allows for more targeted radiation treatment, designed to reduce the size of tumors and kill cancer cells. (cancercenter.com)
  • Her special interest is treatment individualization and optimization of patients with brain tumors and tumors of the skull base, gastrointestinal malignancies as well as childhood cancer. (uib.no)
  • Emory University researchers compared RapidArc with non-rotational IMRT in the treatment of pediatric brain tumors. (varian.com)
  • Oral cavity cancer treatment, particularly for advanced tumors (because of radical surgery), destroys the integrity of this area. (medscape.com)
  • Research suggests that surgery to remove tumors is the most effective treatment for early-stage lung cancer. (mountsinai.org)
  • Proton therapy is a radiation oncology treatment that uses protons to precisely target and treat tumors, while sparing healthy tissues and organs from unnecessary radiation. (mclaren.org)
  • These misshapen tumors lie close to critical organs like the heart, stomach, liver, and lungs. (survivingmesothelioma.com)
  • Although the procedure is a well-established treatment modality for organ-confined clinical stage T1-2 renal tumors that are not treatable by nephron-sparing surgery, its role in the management of higher-stage tumors, although, is not yet established. (urologytimes.com)
  • Primary surgical treatment should be considered in patients with high volume disease, patients with T4a tumors, or patients with anticipated poor functional outcome (eg, poor laryngeal function, intractable aspiration). (medscape.com)
  • It uses a proprietary, miniaturized x-ray source to deliver targeted radiation directly to the cancerous site, sparing healthy tissues and surrounding organs. (icadmed.com)
  • Chicago, IL - November 10, 2009 - Clinicians using RapidArc® radiotherapy technology for fast, precise, non-invasive cancer treatments have found that they are able to substantially reduce scatter dose to surrounding healthy tissues, according to several presentations and posters presented this week at the annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) in Chicago. (varian.com)
  • These medicines quickly bring down swelling and stop your immune system -- your body's defense against germs -- from attacking your organs and tissues. (webmd.com)
  • Also called immunosuppressants, they calm your immune system to stop it from making chemicals that damage your organs and tissues. (webmd.com)
  • In Churg-Strauss syndrome, your immune system makes chemicals that damage your organs and tissues. (webmd.com)
  • By performing experiments at synchrotron and neutron facilities, such as MAX-IV and the upcoming ESS in Lund, we try to understand how the composition and structure of tissues on different length scales (from atoms to whole organs) gives the tissues their specific mechanical properties and function in the body. (lu.se)
  • Purpose: To develop a model to assess the quality of an IMRT treatment plan using data of prior patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma. (eur.nl)
  • However, Beaumont researchers have data suggesting that treatment consisting of limited surgery followed by combination chemotherapy and radiation is just as effective, while allowing patients to keep their bladder and maintain function. (thebioconnection.com)
  • Brachytherapy patients were additionally shown to have an increase in quality adjusted life years, a measure taking into account both survival time as well as disease and treatment related impacts on quality of life, of 10.8 years vs. 9.3 years for patients receiving external beam radiation alone. (thebioconnection.com)
  • However, with just 24 existing proton therapy centers, only 5 percent of eligible patients can receive this treatment. (ni.com)
  • Elekta Infinity facilitates the delivery of sophisticated image-guided treatments for a variety of patients. (elekta.com)
  • Patients will also benefit from the more precise adaptation to target volumes and, thus, increased sparing of organs at risk. (elekta.com)
  • We aimed to evaluate what affects patient treatment preferences.METHODS: Patients with urinary stone disease completed a choice-based conjoint analysis exercise assessing four treatment attributes associated with URS and PCNL. (stanford.edu)
  • Differences in treatment preferences by demographic subgroup were assessed.RESULTS: A total of 58 patients completed the conjoint analysis exercise. (stanford.edu)
  • Older patients (>65 yo) expressed stronger preferences for lower infection rates and shorter hospital stays, and were more likely to prefer URS (67.2%, 95% CI: 52 - 82.5%) compared to younger patients (20-34 yo) (20.3%, 95% CI: 0 - 41.5%) who preferred higher procedure success rates and fewer repeat procedures.CONCLUSION: Conjoint analysis predicts nearly equal patient preference for URS or PCNL for the treatment of intermediate-size kidney stones. (stanford.edu)
  • It offers a quicker, more effective type of radiation treatment for some patients than traditional radiation delivered in smaller doses over a longer period of time. (cancercenter.com)
  • Brachytherapy offers a quicker, more effective type of radiation treatment for some patients. (cancercenter.com)
  • Patients who have had previous stone surgery or have spontaneously passed a stone can receive long-term treatment for and management of kidney stone disease. (upmc.com)
  • These patients may be eligible for therapy deintensification or early pursuit of novel treatments/approaches that are desperately needed. (stanfordchildrens.org)
  • This means that sarcoma patients deal with a wide variety of treatments that can impact their lives in different ways. (sarcomahelp.org)
  • We are very encouraged by our results to date with this transformative technology, and we are committed to offering this valuable treatment option to appropriately selected patients in Spain. (icadmed.com)
  • Preliminary results in 94 patients treated from September 2015 to September 2017 show targeted approach reduces toxicity to organs at risk. (icadmed.com)
  • The RapidArc treatments also use much fewer monitor units-a two to three-fold decrease-which means that less scattered, non-therapeutic radiation is delivered during these treatments, which took, on average, 1.25 minutes to deliver once patients were positioned for treatment. (varian.com)
  • Pediatric patients would benefit from shortened treatment times, potentially reducing the use of anesthesia," they concluded, adding that the decreased total body irradiation could also potentially reduce the number of late effects, including the risk of secondary malignancies later in life. (varian.com)
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received reports of premature epiphyseal closure in patients treated with isotretinoin retinoids, which are commonly prescribed by primary care providers as a treatment for acne. (degruyter.com)
  • New data suggest that a computerized artificial intelligence system enhances the accuracy of treatment response assessments in patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer. (medpagetoday.com)
  • A computerized artificial intelligence (AI)-based decision support system (CDSS-T) was developed in an effort to enhance the accuracy of treatment response assessments in patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Treatment response was evaluated by 17 observers from 6 specialties and 4 institutions using pre- and post-chemotherapy CT urography scans, both with and without CDSS-T, from 123 patients. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Crucially, each element of treatment incorporates the latest science and the most current techniques shown to benefit patients. (sanfernandosun.com)
  • My medical oncology colleagues can really tailor cancer treatments to patients based on their own genetics, as well as the genetics of their cancer," Chu said. (sanfernandosun.com)
  • February 11, 2021 - Apamistamab conditioning treatment with targeted radioimmunotherapy to the bone marrow resulted in high rates of successful allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplants in patients with active, relapsed, or refractory acute myeloid leukemia. (onclive.com)
  • Apamistamab (Iomab-B) conditioning treatment with targeted radioimmunotherapy to the bone marrow resulted in high rates of successful allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplants in patients with active, relapsed, or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML), according to interim results from the phase 3 SIERRA trial, which were presented virtually at the 2021 Transplant and Cellular Therapies Meetings. (onclive.com)
  • The diagnosis and treatment facilities we offer our patients are of the highest standard. (uniklinikum-dresden.de)
  • All patients with malignant lung diseases will be supported inderdisciplinarily by the collegues of the University CancerCenter to safeguard the post possible way of treatment. (uniklinikum-dresden.de)
  • Adult patients with mucoviscidosis receive comprehensive Treatment including the departments of Endocrinology, physical Therapy, gastroenterology, medical psychology, microbiology etc. (uniklinikum-dresden.de)
  • Our surgeons continually integrate the latest research and techniques into their practice so that patients benefit from the most innovative treatment available, even in cases where the patient's condition has not responded to traditional methods. (uniklinikum-dresden.de)
  • Standard cancer treatment options for patients include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy. (mclaren.org)
  • By not delivering radiation to those organs, many patients experience minimal side effects. (mclaren.org)
  • Patients that go through proton therapy treatment often can maintain a healthy and productive life. (mclaren.org)
  • Many patients can continue the activities they love daily during treatment. (mclaren.org)
  • Located adjacent to McLaren Proton Therapy Center, McLaren Hospitality House provides comfortable, extended-stay housing at no or minimal cost and to create a healing, caring and comfortable environment for patients and their caregivers who are traveling long distances for treatment. (mclaren.org)
  • Patients receiving proton therapy require treatment daily for approximately six to eight weeks. (mclaren.org)
  • Dr. Roche utilizes a collaborative approach when caring for patients using the most effective, patient-specific treatment options for benign and malignant diseases affecting the ear, sinuses, larynx, pharynx, oral cavity, thyroid and parathyroid glands, and salivary glands, while emphasizing our organ-sparing mission. (yale.edu)
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is great for patients for shorter and more accurate treatment, because of the real-time visualization for truly adaptive radiation therapy. (nyp.org)
  • Best of all for patients, treatment courses can be shorter and more accurate. (nyp.org)
  • Most patients are able to return to their normal daily routine after treatment. (nyp.org)
  • In the first article of this series, Nilay Gandhi, MD, explains the treatment and management of patients with advanced/metastatic prostate cancer and details the options for androgen deprivation therapy. (urologytimes.com)
  • An ongoing GETUG-AFU-18 phase III trial is evaluating the impact of dose escalation in combination with 3-year androgen deprivation treatment on 5-year biochemical or clinical control in high-risk prostate cancer patients [8]. (scirp.org)
  • Treatment of patients with laryngeal carcinoma is complex because of the crucial functions of this anatomic area. (medscape.com)
  • Furthermore, total laryngectomy is required for chemoradiation treatment failures in up to one third of patients. (medscape.com)
  • However, in some patients, this disease may also be life-threatening, particularly when severe manifestations induce vital organ dysfunction. (medscape.com)
  • Corticosteroids remain the cornerstone for the treatment of sarcoidosis particularly at induction with a rapid response in most patients and the potential occurrence of adverse events. (medscape.com)
  • For this reason, a prompt diagnosis is important to spare the patients from ineffective treatments and inadequate management [2, 7]. (bvsalud.org)
  • Where the diagnosis and treatment of malignant diseases requires interdisciplinary action, we collaborate with the Dresden University ComprehensiveCentre. (uniklinikum-dresden.de)
  • The RP model for malignant pleural mesothelioma showed improved sparing of critical organs with a reduced treatment planning time and increased prescription dose," writes lead author Vishruta Dumane. (survivingmesothelioma.com)
  • Traditionally, treatment for muscle-invasive bladder cancer is chemotherapy followed by the removal of the patient's entire bladder, known as a radical cystectomy. (thebioconnection.com)
  • Explained Dr. Lin, "Our analysis contributes further support to the use of organ preservation through a combination chemotherapy/radiotherapy as a viable option in the management of muscle-invasive bladder cancer. (thebioconnection.com)
  • However, prior chemotherapy or very large residual masses may make nerve sparing challenging. (wikipedia.org)
  • She was told the best treatment for her would not include surgery but instead chemotherapy or radiation. (mdanderson.org)
  • Because of the toxicities inherent in neoadjuvant therapy, accurately evaluating treatment response to chemotherapy is critical to spare the patient from exposure to unnecessary chemotherapy or to determine whether to de-escalate the surgical plan from cystectomy to organ preservation therapy. (medpagetoday.com)
  • For Treatment we use different, state of the art therapy Options as Immune Therapy, Chemotherapy and the treatment with targeted therapies. (uniklinikum-dresden.de)
  • She was trained as a radiation oncologist in Heidelberg, where she specialized in high-precision radiotherapy such as radiosurgery, stereotactic treatments, Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) as well as particle therapy. (uib.no)
  • [3] A group from the VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam (VUMC * ) reported that, for pancreatic cancer, the conformity index (a measure of plan quality) was higher for RapidArc plans than for conventional IMRT plans, with better sparing of surrounding organs. (varian.com)
  • The speed of planning and delivery favors RapidArc over five-field IMRT, particularly as the risk of intra-fractional motion is correlated with treatment duration," they concluded. (varian.com)
  • [5] Another team from the University of Virginia found that the treatment of peripheral lung lesions using RapidArc is dosimetrically equivalent to fixed-gantry IMRT, however, "low dose spillage trended toward improvement, which may reduce the incidence of symptomatic radiation-induced pneumonitis. (varian.com)
  • A team from the Centre Régional de Lutte Contre le Cancer Val d'Aurelle in Montpellier, France, compared RapidArc to IMRT for the treatment of anal canal cancer, finding that RapidArc with two arcs delivered equivalent treatment plans in terms of target coverage and sparing of organs at risk. (varian.com)
  • This study evaluated whether helical tomotherapy (TOMO) planning could achieve better isodose distribution for the maxillary sinus while concomitantly sparing the adjacent _critical normal organs than linac-based step-and-shoot IMRT (s-IMRT) planning. (accuray.com)
  • Previous studies demonstrated the superiority of IMRT over the conventional radiation techniques for WPRT in sparing of organs at risk [9] and superior target coverage [10]. (scirp.org)
  • In the SIERRA trial, patient-specific dosimetry was used to generate an individualized therapeutic dose to target marrow and spare non-hematopoietic organs. (onclive.com)
  • percent of marrow blasts at baseline was 29% (range, 4%-95%), and had received a median of 3 prior treatment regimens (range, 1-7). (onclive.com)
  • In an effort to provide for her and prolong her life the couple conceive Anna (Abigail Breslin), a designer baby, specifically to provide genetically matched organs, blood and bone marrow for Kate's treatment. (richardcrouse.ca)
  • Bone marrow transplantation (BMT) is the treatment of choice for lymphoma, aplastic anemia, various types of leukemia and immunodeficiency disorders [5]. (bvsalud.org)
  • Conclusions: The model could accurately predict the achievable doses, leading to a considerable decrease in dose to the OARs and an increase in treatment planning efficiency. (eur.nl)
  • There have been reported cases of premature epiphyseal closure in individuals receiving therapeutic doses of isotretinoin for acne treatment, which are much lower compared to the high doses utilized for neuroblastoma. (degruyter.com)
  • While each Elements application has the common goals of quick planning, sparing organs at risk and creating highly conformal doses, each is specifically targeted to the unique needs of its respective area. (brainlab.com)
  • The DVH analysis showed good coverage of PTVs and organs at risk doses were acceptable. (scirp.org)
  • These may be severe and increase with treatment duration mainly if high doses are necessary to control the disease. (medscape.com)
  • The preliminary diagnosis of cellular leiomyoma allowed a fertility-sparing surgery. (nih.gov)
  • Anti-TNF alpha in the treatment of ulcerative colitis: a valid approach for organ-sparing or an expensive option to delay surgery? (unicatt.it)
  • Organ-sparing surgery is widely used for various neoplasms. (edap-tms.com)
  • Innovative treatment strategies and state-of-the-art surgical techniques (including robotic surgery that can significantly help reduce patient discomfort and recovery time while improving outcomes). (upmc.com)
  • Our unique research programs have led to refinement of organ-sparing surgery, pioneering immune and targeted agents, and development of advanced diagnostic modalities like the positron emission tomography (PET) scan. (uclahealth.org)
  • We use a broad range of standard and state-of-the-art treatment options including surgery, radiation, medical oncology, including molecular targeted therapies, and immunotherapy. (mountsinai.org)
  • We closely collaborate with our colleagues in other departments like surgery, radio therapy, radiology, pathology.This enables us to reach an optimal and individual treatment approach. (uniklinikum-dresden.de)
  • A partial nephrectomy, also called kidney-sparing surgery, is performed when only a section of the kidney is diseased. (holyname.org)
  • In the future, laparoscopy and open surgery will coexist in a synergistic fashion to provide the most effective and the least invasive treatment for a specific clinical situation. (urologytimes.com)
  • Despite the increased use of chemoradiation in the treatment of advanced laryngeal cancer, surgery is still frequently required. (medscape.com)
  • Methods: The dose to an organ at risk (OAR) depends in large part on its orientation and distance to the planning target volume (PTV). (eur.nl)
  • With IORT, which stands for interoperative radiation therapy, a radiation oncologist delivers a large dose of radiation in a single treatment session during a surgical procedure. (cancercenter.com)
  • He told HCB News that the iRAI system maps dose deposited deep in the body by 'listening' to sounds generated by the radiation beam without interfering with the treatment. (dotmed.com)
  • Single dose intraoperative radiotherapy (SD-IORT) is an effective and convenient treatment for women who have been diagnosed with early stage breast cancer. (spirehealthcare.com)
  • For shallow-seated lesions, in this study nasal-cavity lesions, the most common method for treatment is using electron beam, because of its low penetration depth and therefore sparing the beyond organs from receiving the radiation dose. (scirp.org)
  • Two scenarios that the VHA might consider proton therapy treatment is when certain cancers require retreatment, or reirradiation, and when the minimization of a patient's overall radiation dose is crucial for their health during and after treatment. (mclaren.org)
  • Spine SRS is fully focused on important dose falloff along specific vertebrae for enhanced spinal cord sparing. (brainlab.com)
  • For high risk prostate cancer, the treatment volumes and even dose levels are still a controversial issue. (scirp.org)
  • Drawing the dose volume histograms (DVHs) was done for planning target volumes (PTVs), including Prostate PTV & nodal PTV, and organs at risk including rectum, bladder, femoral heads, and bowel bag for the plans. (scirp.org)
  • A second-line treatment, mainly low-dose methotrexate and azathioprine, is indicated in case of corticosteroid resistance, intolerance, or contraindication or more often as a corticosteroid-sparing agent when a prolonged treatment of more than 10 mg/d equivalent prednisone is expected. (medscape.com)
  • In the case of bladder cancer, we have good data to support organ-sparing therapy. (thebioconnection.com)
  • Urologic surgeons at UPMC Mercy are among the leading providers of organ-sparing, robotic-assisted partial cystectomies for bladder cancer in Pennsylvania. (upmc.com)
  • Radiologists, oncologists, and urologists were considered to be physicians experienced in assessing bladder cancer treatment response, whereas radiology residents, neurology fellows, and medical students were all categorized as inexperienced physicians. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Overall, the accuracy of physicians in assessing bladder cancer treatment response was significantly improved by using CDSS-T compared with reading the CTU scans without CDSS-T. Mean area under the curve for all observers was 0.73 without CDSS-T and increased to 0.77 with the application of CDSS-T ( P =.002). (medpagetoday.com)
  • Blood circulation of the body stops, including the perfusion of the brain, lungs, and organs. (ambu.com)
  • However, the lungs are usually spared. (msdmanuals.com)
  • With RapidArc, doctors were able to quickly administer image-guided radiotherapy or radiosurgery treatments using fewer monitor units, which translates to less total body irradiation during treatment. (varian.com)
  • Brainlab technology powers treatments in radiosurgery as well as numerous surgical fields including neurosurgery, orthopedic, ENT, CMF, spine and trauma. (brainlab.com)
  • Advanced non-surgical treatments, such as posterior tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) and BOTEX® , are available at UPMC Mercy for the treatment of over-active bladders and symptoms of urinary incontinence. (upmc.com)
  • If a steroid alone doesn't control your symptoms, you may need to take medications known as "glucocorticoid sparing therapy" along with it. (webmd.com)
  • You might get this treatment if steroids and other medicines haven't controlled your symptoms. (webmd.com)
  • harzial species have also been blamed for Her husband and her 4 sons complained genital organ diseases in the areas where of urinary schistosomiasis and were on they are endemic, producing comparable treatment, while her 4 daughters were symptoms [ 7,8 ]. (who.int)
  • We found that brachytherapy is a medically- and cost-effective treatment compared to external beam radiation therapy alone," said Daniel Krauss, M.D., Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak radiation oncologist and one of the study authors. (thebioconnection.com)
  • ProNova aims to make proton therapy a widely available cancer treatment option by delivering a lower cost, smaller, and more energy efficient proton therapy system without sacrificing clinical capabilities. (ni.com)
  • We designed the SC360 proton therapy system to provide the flexibility required to support 1 to 5 treatment rooms, allow for different treatment room configurations, meet individual customer needs, and enable easy integration with future R&D projects. (ni.com)
  • This allows proton therapy to provide a dosimetric advantage in more than 80 percent of all external beam radiation treatment cases. (ni.com)
  • Endoscopic retrograde appendicitis therapy (ERAT) is an organ-sparing intervention that has been suggested as a potential alternative to appendectomy in acute uncomlicated appendicitis. (medscape.com)
  • For many cancer types , the entire brachytherapy treatment takes one to two days, instead of five to seven weeks for external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) . (cancercenter.com)
  • It can even be applied to improve accuracy and patient outcomes in advanced treatments like proton therapy, according to Wang. (dotmed.com)
  • Stephanie rented an apartment in Houston and underwent proton therapy treatment at the MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center from March to April of 2009. (mdanderson.org)
  • Norway is establishing particle therapy centres for cancer treatment in Oslo and Bergen. (uib.no)
  • Particle therapy, in combination with molecular and digital biomarkers is revolutionizing cancer treatment. (uib.no)
  • The reduction in treatment time is a benefit to image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) and consequently to SBRT," the researchers assert. (varian.com)
  • When diagnosed with cancer and given the option of proton therapy treatments, many ask this question. (mclaren.org)
  • The decision for proton therapy treatments is determined by the VHA attending radiation oncologist, a proton therapy specialist and you, the Veteran. (mclaren.org)
  • If radiation is a treatment option given to you by your VHA oncologist, ask about proton therapy. (mclaren.org)
  • Proton therapy does not require surgical procedures to deliver treatment. (mclaren.org)
  • Proton therapy results in a better quality of life during and after treatment. (mclaren.org)
  • For more details about the side effects of your radiation therapy, and if treatment with an Accuray product is right for you, ask your doctor. (accuray.com)
  • NewYork-Presbyterian is the only hospital in the tri-state area to offer MRI-guided radiation therapy treatments using MRIdian (by ViewRay). (nyp.org)
  • MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy is painless and you will be lying still for the duration of your treatment session. (nyp.org)
  • also referred to as lichen sclerosus) is a less common cause of meatal stenosis, but as many as 20% of boys undergoing circumcision for BXO may require subsequent operative treatment of meatal pathology. (medscape.com)
  • The Andrology and Sexual Medicine Committee (CAMS) of the French Association of Urology (AFU) propose a series of clinical practice recommendations (CPR) by answering five clinical questions concerning the diagnosis and treatment of this pathology. (bvsalud.org)
  • Molecular pathology and clinical treatment of independent HPV primary serous carcinoma of the uterine cervix (USCC): A case report. (cdc.gov)
  • Myomectomy and surgical treatment of endometriosis were performed secondarily. (nih.gov)
  • Visualize, tailor and safely deliver high-quality patient treatments. (elekta.com)
  • The high performance of Agility and VMAT not only offers reduced treatment times, but it can also increase patient throughput. (elekta.com)
  • Achieve maximized uptime and deliver superior patient treatments. (elekta.com)
  • Evaluation of Patient Treatment Preferences for 15-20mm Kidney Stones: A Conjoint Analysis. (stanford.edu)
  • Individualized patient treatment plans , which can include medical and surgical options, and a special focus on patient education and support. (upmc.com)
  • Cranial SRS optimizes planning with an integrated 4 π algorithm for patient-tailored treatments. (brainlab.com)
  • Brainlab develops, manufactures and markets software-driven medical technology, enabling access to advanced, less invasive patient treatments. (brainlab.com)
  • Without treatment the patient will die. (ambu.com)
  • Treatment must be individualized to consider each patient and his or her social circumstances. (medscape.com)
  • The risks for sarcoidosis treatment vary from patient to patient. (medscape.com)
  • I hope that mechanical computer models will be accepted in medicine to a greater extent, both to improve the diagnosis of diseases, and to predict disease development and how different treatment methods can affect a patient. (lu.se)
  • The method is expected to be especially beneficial for when the target is adjacent to radiation-sensitive organs such as the small bowel or stomach. (dotmed.com)
  • Sarcoidosis is a systemic disease of unknown cause characterized by the formation of granulomatous lesions in involved organs, usually with lung and lymphatic involvement. (medscape.com)
  • Brachytherapy allows for a precise treatment in only a few minutes. (cancercenter.com)
  • With a few well-placed catheters, HDR brachytherapy can provide a precise treatment that takes only a few minutes. (cancercenter.com)
  • Knowing about a specific genetic risk enables doctors to more precisely tailor a kidney cancer treatment plan that is optimal for you. (uclahealth.org)
  • e) Early treatment of infectious diseases and improved nutrition shall be encouraged to spare more mothers and children from the risk of blood transfusion. (who.int)
  • These implants remain in place for a set period of time depending on the cancer type, other treatments, the type of radiation source, the cancer's location and the patient's overall health status. (cancercenter.com)
  • Our internationally recognized kidney specialists offer the latest in kidney cancer diagnosis and treatment. (uclahealth.org)
  • The kidneys - most people have two - are fist-sized organs that filter waste and excess fluid from the blood. (holyname.org)
  • This is the most common type of treatment for advanced cancer or when it has spread throughout and beyond the kidneys. (holyname.org)
  • Mount Sinai physicians are skilled in providing the full range of lung cancer treatments. (mountsinai.org)
  • In most cases nerve sparing is feasible leading to reduced rates of retrograde ejaculation. (wikipedia.org)
  • When internal organs move in response to respiratory and heart movement, this machine directs the treatment to precisely respond to the tumor's change in position. (nyp.org)
  • Such technology could be used to personalize each course of radiotherapy treatment, according to corresponding author Xueding Wang, the Jonathan Rubin Collegiate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, a radiology professor and head of the U-M's Optical Imaging Laboratory at the University of Michigan, School of Medicine. (dotmed.com)
  • The second study focused on a radiotherapy treatment planning tool called RapidPlan . (survivingmesothelioma.com)
  • Our urology specialists also engage in cutting-edge research to advance and improve the treatment of urologic diseases. (upmc.com)
  • This report updates the 2006 CDC recommendations on the diagnosis and management of tickborne rickettsial diseases in the United States and includes information on the practical aspects of epidemiology, clinical assessment, treatment, laboratory diagnosis, and prevention of tickborne rickettsial diseases. (cdc.gov)
  • Dr. Chang has experience in a broad range of adult general urologic care, with a particular focus on kidney stone treatment for which he completed specialized fellowship training at Stanford. (stanford.edu)
  • Radiation treatments may cause side effects that can vary depending on the part of the body being treated. (elekta.com)
  • IORT may help reduce side effects and the need for additional radiation treatments. (cancercenter.com)
  • It is important to raise awareness of the potential side effects of isotretinoin to enable informed treatment decisions before beginning an isotretinoin regimen. (degruyter.com)
  • This tends to minimize side effects and sometimes even shortens the course of treatment. (sanfernandosun.com)
  • Side effects can occur during or shortly after radiation treatment or in the months and years following radiation. (accuray.com)
  • Her other organs were normal. (who.int)
  • However, of a uterine leiomyoma with other genital blood tests on the woman were normal and organs unaffected. (who.int)
  • This module removes the proton beam from the treatment room if the beam analysis determines the spot position and size are not within 0.5 mm, or if other issues are diagnosed that jeopardize the accuracy or precision of the treatment. (ni.com)
  • Before each treatment, we check the position of the catheters with millimeter precision. (cancercenter.com)
  • The magnetic resonance imaging enables much more precision in defining the organs within the body, and with much more clarity. (nyp.org)
  • Retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy in staging and treatment: the development of nerve-sparing techniques. (wikipedia.org)
  • The aim of HITRIplus is to integrate pre-clinical and clinical research in cancer treatment with heavy ion beams while jointly developing its high technology. (gsi.de)
  • Why choose UCLA Health for kidney cancer treatment? (uclahealth.org)
  • Although laryngeal preservation strategies using chemoradiation have taken a central role in the treatment of advanced laryngeal cancer, late toxicities have led us to rethink the paradigm of laryngeal cancer treatment. (medscape.com)
  • At ESTRO 37, clinicians from Hospital Universitario Miguel Servet will present new preliminary findings from three studies that further demonstrate the efficacy of the Xoft System in the treatment of early-stage breast cancer and gynecological cancers. (icadmed.com)
  • We are pleased that clinical results from multiple studies continue to demonstrate the therapeutic value of this innovative treatment option," said Ken Ferry, CEO of iCAD. (icadmed.com)
  • Each therapeutic decision must follow a rigorous diagnostic evaluation to determine the disease impact, its outcome (progression or not), and its response to treatment in the long run. (medscape.com)
  • however, RapidArc may have a dosimetric advantage due to faster treatments using fewer monitor units. (varian.com)
  • The following pages explore some of the many ways clinicians around the globe use Accuray technologies to deliver unique and effective treatments for a wide range of clinical indications. (accuray.com)
  • Treatment with corticosteroids and immunosuppressants is often effective. (msdmanuals.com)
  • The brachytherapy boost significantly lowered expected lifetime treatment costs because it decreased the incidence of metastatic prostate cancer, cutting the use of expensive targeted therapies. (thebioconnection.com)
  • Moreover, pre-operative treatment with IFX doesn't seem to increase post-operative infectious complications. (unicatt.it)
  • Cetuximab is presently used in many organ preservation protocols for laryngeal cancer following a landmark multicenter trial. (medscape.com)
  • Access to new clinical trials that offer the latest and most advanced treatment options. (upmc.com)
  • As part of our mission to eliminate cancer, MD Anderson researchers conduct hundreds of clinical trials to test new treatments for both common and rare cancers. (mdanderson.org)