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  • Therapy
  • and created the Radiation Oncology Institute ( www.roinstitute.org ), a non-profit foundation to support research and education efforts around the world that enhance and confirm the critical role of radiation therapy in improving cancer treatment. (cision.com)
  • Updated ASTRO guideline upholds standard of care and emphasizes safety and efficacy of radiation treatment The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) recently published an updated clinical guideline that underscores the safety and effectiveness of palliative radiation therapy (RT) for treating painful bone metastases. (cision.com)
  • clinical
  • As the leading organization in radiation oncology, the Society is dedicated to improving patient care through professional education and training, support for clinical practice and health policy standards, advancement of science and research, and advocacy. (cision.com)
  • care
  • ASTRO will provide guidance for the development of the CancerLinQ platform to ensure that the system captures more relevant patient data to drive actionable decision-making in cancer care, as well as to advance public policy and population health issues. (cision.com)
  • Medical specialty society outlines principles of patient-centered health care reform and emphasizes importance of protecting patient populations As the new Congress and administration wrestle with policy decisions on the provision of high quality, affordable health coverage, the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) urges policymakers to prioritize reforms that avoid disruption in coverage and care. (cision.com)
  • Care
  • Warmth of spirit and good humor are also essential for providing cancer care. (oncolink.org)
  • Just before or just after diagnosis, parents are usually told about, or introduced to, most members of the cancer care team. (cancer.org)
  • Miller had heard wonderful stories from prostate cancer survivors who had entrusted Dr. Narayan with their care. (arh.org)
  • prostate cancer
  • Miller had a wonderful life but it was about to take a turn that would lead him to his greatest challenge--surviving prostate cancer. (arh.org)
  • According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men, other than skin cancer. (arh.org)
  • In fact one in six men will get prostate cancer during their lifetime, but only one in 34 will die from the disease. (arh.org)
  • More than 2 million men in the United States who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point are still alive today. (arh.org)
  • The key is for men age 50 and older to understand the facts on prostate cancer and discuss your personal prostate cancer risk with your healthcare provider. (arh.org)
  • Although prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among men, when detected early it also boasts some of the highest survival rates. (arh.org)
  • Centres
  • The BC Cancer Agency (BCCA) is the sole provider of RT in BC, which is universally publicly funded, and delivered through one of five cancer centres, all of which are currently situated in southern urban centres (Vancouver, Victoria, Surrey, Kelowna, and Abbotsford). (biomedcentral.com)
  • provide
  • A few states allow hygienists with additional training, sometimes called dental therapists , to provide some restorative services, such as extracting primary teeth and placing temporary crowns. (bls.gov)
  • The radiation therapist advances the principal objective of the profession to provide services to humanity with full respect for the dignity of mankind. (bergen.edu)
  • Torrance Memorial therapists provide a kind and caring environment to aid in your successful recovery. (torrancememorial.org)
  • The radiation oncology department offers the services of a licensed dietitian to provide nutritional guidance to keep your body fortified to heal. (torrancememorial.org)
  • Work
  • Some states allow hygienists with additional training, sometimes called dental therapists , to work with an expanded scope of practice. (collegegrad.com)