• ASTRO
  • The guideline, released jointly by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and the American Urological Association (AUA), for the first time provides evidence- and consensus-based recommendations about the benefits and risks of additional cancer treatment after prostate-removal surgery. (ucdavis.edu)
  • The Adjuvant and Salvage Radiotherapy After Prostatectomy: ASTRO/AUA Guideline will be published in the Aug. 1, 2013, print issue of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics ( Red Journal ), the official journal of ASTRO, and in the August 2013 print issue of The Journal of Urology , the official journal of the AUA. (ucdavis.edu)
  • The linac is capable of delivering approximately 600 cGy of radiation each minute - a new 800 cGy / minute model was announced at ASTRO 2007. (wikipedia.org)
  • associate
  • Theoretically, proton beams are much more exact than x-rays," said Dr. Norman Coleman, associate director of the Radiation Research Program (RRP) at NCI. (cancer.gov)
  • James R. Etzkorn , M.D., is an Endocrinologist at St. John's Mercy Medical Center and Associate Professor of Endocrinology at St. Louis University School of Medicine. (thyca.org)
  • In addition to his academic, clinical and research work Powell was an associate editor at the International Journal of Cancer for eight years and associate editor for 5 years at the journal of Radiation Research. (wikipedia.org)
  • Department
  • He is currently Professor of Epigenetics in the Department of Biological Sciences at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, and Senior Visiting Scientist at the McArdle Laboratory of Cancer Research, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. (wikipedia.org)
  • Before joining Sloan-Kettering in June 2008, Powell was head of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patient stays resulted in over 167,000 Bed days in 2014-2015 Emergency Department sees over 62,000 patients a year Chairs in Medicine, Surgery and Psychiatry with the University of Melbourne. (wikipedia.org)
  • oncologists
  • I think this guideline gives urologists and radiation oncologists the information, backed by expert opinion, on how to manage patients who have a high risk of recurrence after radical prostatectomies. (ucdavis.edu)
  • While the majority of ESMO's 17,000 members are medical oncologists, actual membership spans over 130 countries and also includes radiation and surgical oncologists, as well as other oncology healthcare professionals actively involved in cancer treatment, research, and patient care. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Society provides fellowships for research training for young oncologists, an Exam in Medical Oncology and an accreditation program for institutes providing patients with integrated supportive and palliative care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cancers
  • Proton therapy has wonderful potential as a treatment for some cancers," said Dr. Kevin Camphausen, chief of NCI's Radiation Oncology Branch , who has referred patients to be evaluated for the treatment when he felt it might work well for their tumor type. (cancer.gov)
  • Dr. Brown works in conjunction with Head and Neck Oncology and Surgery to formulate individualized and comprehensive treatment plans for patients with thyroid cancers. (thyca.org)
  • beams of radiation
  • The principle of this instrument was to hit the intra-cranial target with narrow beams of radiation from multiple directions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dr. Hamilton invented the first device capable of using computer guidance systems to deliver very accurate, high intensity beams of radiation to targets outside the brain. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hospital
  • In 1967, the family moved to Rochester, New York, where Sischy's father became the head of radiation oncology at Highland Hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • Benjamin Movsas is the chairman of Radiation Oncology at the Henry Ford Hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dr Gogna is one of the founding directors of the Radiation Oncology Queensland (now known as ROC) at the St Andrews Hospital in Toowoomba. (radiationoncologycentres.com.au)
  • He received his medical education at the University of Missouri School of Medicine, completed his residency at the University of Missouri Hospital in Otolaryngology, and completed a Head & Neck Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh. (thyca.org)
  • Teresa L. Deshields , Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and the manager of Psycho-Oncology Services for the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. (thyca.org)
  • A graduate of St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed postgraduate training at St. Louis University Hospital. (thyca.org)
  • Powell received the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) (the British equivalent of the M.D. degree) in 1981 from the University of London and went on to complete his Ph.D. there in 1991, holding residencies at Whittington Hospital and Hammersmith Hospital in London and a fellowship at the Royal Marsden Hospital before being recruited and settling in America. (wikipedia.org)
  • The University Hospital Geelong (Formerly, The Geelong Hospital) is an Australian public hospital located in Ryrie Street, Geelong, Victoria. (wikipedia.org)
  • cancer
  • Ian Thompson, director of the Cancer Therapy and Research Center at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, led the work on behalf of the AUA. (ucdavis.edu)
  • The guideline includes recommendations for physicians to inform prostate cancer patients when they are at a higher risk for cancer recurrence, when radiation therapy is warranted after prostatectomy, as well as the short- and long-term urinary, bowel and sexual side effects of treatments. (ucdavis.edu)
  • He serves or has served on advisory panels to government, industry and academia, and is a member of editorial advisory boards of 22 journals, including Nature Reviews Cancer and Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2015). Radiation dose escalation or longer androgen suppression for locally advanced prostate cancer? (radiationoncologycentres.com.au)
  • Like other forms of radiation therapy (also called radiotherapy), it is usually used to treat cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Of the estimated 1.47 million Americans who will be diagnosed with cancer in 2009, 60 to 75 percent will undergo radiation therapy for their disease. (cancer.gov)
  • Powell is a member of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology, Radiation Research Society and the American Association for Cancer Research. (wikipedia.org)
  • Annals of Oncology is the official journal of ESMO and from 2008 of the Japanese Society for Medical Oncology (JSMO) The ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) are intended to provide oncology professionals with a set of recommendations for the best standards of cancer care, based on the findings of evidence-based medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Together with other European oncology societies, ESMO organizes conferences in its four core specialty areas of breast cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, genitourinary cancer and lung cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cyberknife
  • The purpose of this study is to determine the usefulness of Cyberknife precision radiation in eliminating or preventing the further growth of spinal tumors and lesions. (stanford.edu)
  • The two main elements of the CyberKnife are: the radiation produced from a small linear particle accelerator (linac) a robotic arm which allows the energy to be directed at any part of the body from any direction Several generations of the CyberKnife system have been developed since its initial inception in 1990. (wikipedia.org)
  • This imaging system allows the CyberKnife to deliver radiation with an accuracy of 0.5mm without using mechanical clamps attached to the patient's skull. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1986
  • 1986 PMID 3518561 - "Factors predicting survival in adults with stage I and II large-cell lymphoma treated with primary radiation therapy. (wikibooks.org)
  • 1989
  • This was followed, in April 1989, by a show on the University of Maryland campus in College Park, Maryland, and in September, by a performance at the 9:30 Club. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1976
  • Jain received his bachelor's degree in 1972 from IIT Kanpur, and his MS and PhD degrees in 1974 and 1976 from the University of Delaware, all in chemical engineering. (wikipedia.org)
  • guideline
  • The guideline was based on their analysis of 324 research articles published between 1990 and 2012. (ucdavis.edu)
  • The guideline focuses on treatment options, as well as assessments and discussions with patients regarding potential side effects of both radical prostatectomy and post-surgical radiation therapy. (ucdavis.edu)
  • fellowship
  • She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and completed her residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Endocrinology at the University of Chicago. (thyca.org)
  • dose
  • The aim of stereotactic radiosurgery is to destroy target tissue while preserving adjacent normal tissue, where fractionated radiotherapy relies on a different sensitivity of the target and the surrounding normal tissue to the total accumulated radiation dose. (wikipedia.org)
  • The beam paths converge in the target volume, delivering a lethal cumulative dose of radiation there, while limiting the dose to the adjacent healthy tissue. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatments
  • In the 21st century the original concept of radiosurgery expanded to include treatments comprising up to five fractions, and stereotactic radiosurgery has been redefined as a distinct neurosurgical discipline that utilizes externally generated ionizing radiation to inactivate or eradicate defined targets, typically in the head or spine, without the need for a surgical incision. (wikipedia.org)
  • GenesisCare is Australia's leading provider of radiation oncology, cardiology and sleep treatments. (cancer.com.au)