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Patients with inoperable, early-stage lung cancer who receive stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) have a five-year survival rate of 40 percent, according to research presented at the...

A prospective clinical study that compared patient-reported outcomes of a broad set of cancer patients with bone metastases demonstrates that single fraction radiation therapy (SFRT) is...

Malignant Spinal Cord Compression Mobility High-dose of Radiation Therapy ASTRO

Mobility is equally preserved in cancer patients suffering from malignant spinal cord compression (MSCC) who receive a single dose of 10 Gy of radiation therapy (RT), compared to patients who...

Prostate Cancer Hypofractionated Radiation Therapy Report Quality of Life

Prostate cancer patients who received hypofractionated (HPFX) radiation therapy (RT) reported that their quality of life, as well as bladder and bowel function, were at similar levels before and...

Manuka Honey Pain Reduction Radiation-enduced Esophagitis Lung Cancer

Patient-reported data indicates that when Manuka honey is prescribed for esophagitis pain during radiation therapy (RT), it is not more effective than standard medical care, according to research...

Improved Survival Early-stage Hodgkin’s Disease Patients Radiation Therapy

Patients with stage I and II Hodgkin’s Disease who receive consolidated radiation therapy (RT) have a higher 10-year survival rate of 84 percent, compared to 76 percent for patients who did not...

Radiation Therapy Esophageal Cancer ASTRO 2015

Radiation therapy (RT) alone is as effective in decreasing swallowing complications experienced by advanced esophageal cancer patients as RT combined with chemotherapy, thus allowing patients...

FDA New Uses MRI Scans Systems

Some say a picture is worth a thousand words, but when that picture is used to study a brain, its worth is immeasurable.

September 10, 2014 — According to new research performed at the Mayo Clinic, iodine-based contrast material injected intravenously to enhance computed tomography (CT) images can be safely used in...

September 9, 2014 — Two new studies published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR) indicate computed tomography (CT) lung cancer screening may benefit more people...