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Radiation, Chemo Mix Boosting Lung Cancer Survival

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Combining radiation therapy with chemotherapy has substantially extended survival for many people with ...

Childhood Cancer Radiation May Cause Gene Mutation

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Some adult survivors of childhood cancer go on to develop brain tumors, and ...

Is One Round of Radiation Enough for Spine Pain in Cancer Patients?

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, June 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Just one dose of radiation works as well as a full week of ...

Is One Round of Radiation Enough for Spine Pain in Cancer Patients?

FRIDAY, June 2, 2017 — Just one dose of radiation works as well as a full week of treatment to ease debilitating spinal pain in ...

A Movie Instead of Anesthesia for Kids’ Radiation Therapy

TUESDAY, May 9, 2017 — For children with cancer, watching movies during radiation therapy might eliminate their need for general anesthesia, a new study suggests. ...

Hemp Consumes Radiation, Mitigates Heavy Metals From Soil

It would appear as though the industrial applications of the hemp plant are seemingly infinite. While it’s long been understood that hemp can produce a ...

Higher-Dose, Short-Duration Radiation Better for Early Breast Cancer: Study

This Treatment Better for Early Breast Cancer Treatment offers fewer side effects and better quality of life, researchers say WebMD News from HealthDay By Robert ...

Study Questions Radiation Use for ‘Low-Risk’ Prostate Cancers

Radiation Use and ‘Low-Risk’ Prostate Cancers Upping the dosage didn’t alter survival rates for men with these slow-growing tumors WebMD News from HealthDay By Robert ...

Chest Radiation May Help Fight Some Advanced Lung Cancers: Study

MONDAY Sept. 15, 2014, 2014 — Adding chest radiation to chemotherapy allows some people with small-cell lung cancer to live longer and cuts recurrence rates ...

Study Supports Radiation When Breast Cancer Spreads to Few Lymph Nodes

WEDNESDAY March 19, 2014, 2014 — Having radiation therapy after a mastectomy benefits patients with breast cancer that has spread to just a few lymph ...

Yoga May Help Breast Cancer Patients During Radiation Therapy

TUESDAY March 4, 2014, 2014 — Women with breast cancer who practiced yoga had lower levels of stress hormones and reported less fatigue and better ...

Advanced Tonsil Cancer May Respond Well to Targeted Radiation

FRIDAY Feb. 21, 2014, 2014 — Targeted radiation therapy benefits people with advanced tonsil cancer, a new study suggests. Such a treatment would effectively fight ...

Shorter Radiation Course Appears Effective for Early Breast Cancer

Shorter Radiation Course for Early Breast Cancer? New protocol could replace current standard, experts say WebMD News from HealthDay By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, ...

Alpha, Beta or Gamma? It’s the Nuclear Radiation Quiz

We live in a radioactive world, and we’re not just talking about the times when a nuclear plant is melting down and scaring the heck ...

Radiation: Shall I compare thee to an angry Japanese wife?

Tweet Share this Email Print Workers carry out radiation screening on a bus for a media tour at the Tokyo Electric Power Co’s (TEPCO) tsunami-crippled ...

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