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  • 2017
  • Equipment installation is expected to take place from August 2017 , with patient treatments expected to begin from 2018. (prnewswire.com)
  • Camilla Hanquist Stokkevåg, Uwe Schneider, Ludvig Paul Muren, Wayne Newhauser, "Radiation-induced cancer risk predictions in proton and heavy ion radiotherapy", Physica Medica, 2017, ISSN 1120-1797, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejmp.2017.04.022 . (lsu.edu)
  • Radiology
  • The good news is that "there's been a tremendous improvement in the radiation dose in the newer machines manufacturers are now producing," said Slovis, who is also professor emeritus of radiology at the Wayne State University School of Medicine, in Detroit. (drugs.com)
  • Melanoma
  • Guiding sentinel lymph node biopsy using a handheld gamma counter in patients with clinically node negative squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity, breast cancer or melanoma. (drugs.com)
  • Impairment
  • "Structural and Functional Connectivity of the Attention Network: Identifying Imaging Biomarkers of Attention Impairment in Pediatric Concussions and Neuroplasticity after Cognitive Training" - University of California in San Francisco - Alireza Radmanesh, MD, et al. (pedrad.org)
  • tissue
  • This computer-guided technology helps to more precisely target cancer cells, reducing non-therapeutic radiation delivered to nearby normal tissue. (ucsd.edu)
  • Jake had a relatively rare cancer of the soft tissue that originated in the skeletal muscle. (mdanderson.org)
  • fewer side effects
  • Our discovery of an entirely different way that tumor-stromal interactions drive cancer progression supports the exciting possibility that targeting that pathway in medulloblastoma could be more broadly effective with fewer side effects for patients. (medindia.net)
  • brain
  • There is a little blocking of the lungs, but nothing of, for example, the brain or the kidneys," says Jean Mulcahy-Levy, MD, research fellow at the CU Cancer Center and the paper's first author. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Key brain regions that we know are typically involved in autobiographical memory formation and retrieval, especially the hippocampus, are located quite far from the primary tumor bed, and thus far from the site of focal radiation," Sekeres, who is director of the Sekeres Memory Laboratory at Baylor University, said in an interview with CURE . (curetoday.com)
  • Management of Brain Metastases in Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor-Naïve Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor-Mutant Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer: A Retrospective Multi-Institutional Analysis. (vumc.org)
  • Since then, we've treated thousands of patients with all kinds of brain lesions and other conditions. (floridahospital.com)
  • nation's
  • Authoritative information and practical advice from the nation's cancer experts about childhood ependymoma and subependymoma. (smashwords.com)
  • Authoritative information and practical advice from the nation's cancer experts about childhood ependymoma and subependymoma, with variant forms myxopapillary ependymoma, anaplastic, clear cell, and tanacytic. (smashwords.com)
  • Cells
  • Our finding that a pathway carrying signals from host cells to tumor cells via placental growth factor and its receptor neuropilin 1 is critical to the growth of medulloblastoma, regardless of molecular subtype, strongly supports evaluating antibodies against these proteins as a novel therapeutic approach to this pediatric cancer," says Rakesh K. Jain, PhD, director of the Steele Laboratory for Tumor Biology at MGH and corresponding author of the study. (medindia.net)
  • Brachytherapy is a procedure where a radiation oncologist places small radioactive seeds into the prostate to kill the cancer cells while the man is sedated. (bio-medicine.org)
  • cervical cancer
  • M. Harkenrider, S. Shea, A. Wood, J. Yacoub, J. Ryva, A. Goldberg, R. Potkul, M. Liotta, W. Small Jr. " How one institution overcame the challenges to start an MRI-based brachytherapy program for cervical cancer . (lsu.edu)
  • survival
  • Other members of Jain's team found that high expression of the P1GF receptor neuropilin 1 (Nrp1) was associated with poor survival in medulloblastoma patients. (medindia.net)
  • Women with small, early-stage breast cancers may have a better chance of survival if they opt for a lumpectomy plus radiation rather than a mastectomy. (wgntv.com)
  • The women who were treated with a lumpectomy and radiation had a better survival rate for breast cancer, as well as other types of cancer. (wgntv.com)
  • Care
  • At UC San Francisco, we are driven by the idea that when the best research, the best teaching and the best patient care converge, we can deliver breakthroughs that help heal the world. (ucsf.edu)
  • The UF Health pediatric program is built on the recognition that successful pediatric care involves far more than high speed particles and advanced physics. (floridaproton.org)
  • Our personalized portal helps you refer your patients and communicate with their MD Anderson care team. (mdanderson.org)
  • Extensive supplements, with over forty chapters gathered from our Cancer Toolkit series and other reports, cover a broad range of cancer and health care topics useful to cancer patients. (smashwords.com)
  • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA - Understanding Obamacare and Options, Plans, Programs, Bill of Rights. (smashwords.com)
  • squamous-cell carc
  • Chemoradiotherapy with or without panitumumab in patients with unresected, locally advanced squamous-cell carcinoma of the head and neck (CONCERT-1): a randomised, controlled, open-label phase 2 trial. (vumc.org)
  • metastatic disease
  • The lymphatic system architecture and function may be changed by prior surgery, radiation, edema, inflammation or metastatic disease, and may result in changes to lymph node localization by a radiopharmaceutical or other tracers, including colorimetric agents. (drugs.com)
  • Surgical
  • The most common imaging patterns were small (median, 0.9 cm) and multifocal (63% of patients) areas of parenchymal enhancement remote from the surgical site. (ajnr.org)