As she readies the current linear accelerator for her next patient, radiation therapist Leigh-Ann Locke explains how the world-class equipment arriving at the PEI Cancer Treatment
Centre in March could be a life changer for some Islanders.
MORE than 230 requests for cancer treatment
for Welsh patients that would be accessible in England have been turned down since 2010, according to a campaign group.
For many pharmaceutical companies, cancer treatments
are a major source of income.
Eventually, he says, such knowledge may help physicians select the best treatments, optimize doses, and monitor the therapeutic effects of cancer treatments
much more quickly than has previously been possible.
Radiation has long been known to be an effective cancer treatment
, but its side effects - bone degeneration and organ damage - have limited its usefulness, Lavey said.
Using light-activated devices based on those used in LSO's cancer treatments
, Litx[TM] may offer new treatments in vascular disease and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
The use of HSV-1 is proving safe as a cancer treatment
in clinical trials.
Biotherapy is a cancer treatment
that fights cancer by stimulating the immune system.
Lindi Skin, the skin care line developed for individuals with cancer who are experiencing the skin related side effects of chemotherapy, radiation and targeted therapies, has the ideal Holiday Season gift suggestion to bring relief and a feeling of normalcy to men and women undergoing cancer treatment
Hats Off For Cancer is a non-profit organization that collects and distributes new hats to children who have lost their hair due to their cancer treatments
Carolyn Kaelin's Quality of Life Fund at Brigham and Women's Hospital, which was established to focus on issues that are vital to breast cancer survivors in their daily lives following cancer treatment
In laboratory studies presented at the 2006 American Society of Clinical Oncology Conference (Abstract #3036), menadione reversed EGFR inhibition caused by cancer treatments
cetuximab and erlotinib.
UK-HIFU has been working with regulators to secure health insurance reimbursement for prostate cancer treatments
using the Sonablate 500.
LONDON -- Revenues from adjunctive therapies used to relieve the side effects of both primary cancer treatments
and the disease itself are forecast to top $24.
In addition to the well-known conditions of hair loss and nausea from cancer treatments
, we can now help patients address the lesser known skin side effects of sores, rashes, burns, flaky skin and loss of skin elasticity that result from today's cancer treatments