Radiation News

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10/19/2006
Childhood Cancer Survivors More Likely to Have Preemies

But these women shouldn't abandon hopes of having children, researcher adds

10/4/2006
Short-Term Radiation Put to Test for Breast Cancer

Large-scale study comparing it with traditional six-week regimen

6/26/2006
Cell Phones Found to Activate Brain Areas

Italian research shows devices 'excite' or 'inhibit' brain cells

6/26/2006
Obese Men Benefit Less From Radiation for Prostate Cancer

Finding may help doctors identify those in need of more aggressive therapy, study says

5/3/2006
Prostate Cancer Screening May Not Be Needed in Older Men

They will often die of some other cause, study suggests

2/28/2006
Japan A-Bomb Effects Linger 60 Years Later

Many children exposed to radiation are now elderly with thyroid problems, study finds

1/24/2006
Radiation Increases Survival for Early Stage Endometrial Cancer

Women with stage 1 disease may benefit from the therapy, study suggests

1/13/2006
Doctors Test Shorter Radiation Therapies for Breast Cancer

Targeted techniques could benefit early stage patients, experts say

1/4/2006
Right Amount of Radiation Improves Odds Against Breast Cancer

Giving it after mastectomy increased survival rates after 10 years

12/16/2005
Radiation After Lumpectomy Improves Survival Odds

International trial found it made a difference 15 years later

10/18/2005
Marital Status Affects Prostate Cancer Treatment Choices

Study found men with spouses more likely to seek radiation for advanced disease

10/18/2005
Chemo, Radiation Beat Back 2nd Round of Head, Neck Cancers

Combo improves chances of survival for these patients, study finds

10/18/2005
Radiation After Prostate Cancer Surgery Boosts Survival

It reduces the chance of tumor recurrence, new study finds

10/18/2005
Chemo-Radiation Combo Best Before Rectal Cancer Surgery

Study found tumor easier to remove, less likely to return

10/17/2005
Doctors Can Halve Radiation Dose for Hodgkin's Lymphoma

And virtually all patients will enjoy high survival rates, study finds

9/20/2005
Cancer Survivors Face Future Risk

Despite impressive treatment advances, there's a chance of second malignancy, study finds

9/13/2005
High-Dose Radiation Cuts Risk of Prostate Cancer Recurrence

But it doesn't influence survival rates, a new study finds

8/18/2005
Problems Linger for Pediatric Brain Cancer Survivors

They struggle with social, emotional and physical difficulties, study finds

8/17/2005
Protein May Hold Key to Cancer Radiation Treatments

Manipulating the molecule could boost the therapy's effectiveness, study suggests

8/12/2005
Radiotherapy and Surgery Best for Prostate Cancer

Survival rates were higher for men who got both therapies, study finds

8/3/2005
Laser Treatment Kills Cancer Cells in Lab

But doesn't damage healthy tissue, researchers report

7/22/2005
Medical Tests Can Trigger Airport Radiation Alarms

Radioisotopes can be detected for up to 3 months, report says

6/28/2005
Malpractice Fears Color Mammogram Readings

Study finds concerns may contribute to high rates of repeat tests, biopsies

6/13/2005
Delay in Radiation Therapy No Risk to Prostate Cancer Patients

Treatment delays are quite common, new study notes

5/18/2005
Supplements May Cut Thyroid Cancer Risk From Radiation

Chernobyl kids' risk linked to dietary factors, study finds

5/1/2005
Japanese Women Show Lower Incidence of Breast Cancer Recurrence

Hawaiian study finds extraordinary low relapse rates in those of Japanese heritage

4/29/2005
Heat, Radiation Combo Strikes Strong Blow Against Tumors

Hyperthermia boosts effectiveness of radiation, study finds

4/25/2005
Children With Soft-Tissue Cancers Face Risk of More Tumors

Survivors treated with chemotherapy and radiation at greater risk, study finds

3/23/2005
New Chemo Regimen Best for Lymphoma

Beat out traditional chemo followed by radiation, study authors report

1/25/2005
Procedure Improves Outcomes in Lung Cancer Cases

Intraoperative brachytherapy boosted survival odds for high-risk patients

1/19/2005
Radiation Therapy Boosts High-Risk Breast Cancer Survival

Study with 20-year follow-up confirms earlier research

1/11/2005
Curtailing Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Radiation

More thorough imaging reduces erectile dysfunction in patients

12/7/2004
Technology Lets Doctors Treat Tough Tumors

Shaped beam radiation helps with brain, spinal cancer

12/1/2004
Iodine Treatments Can Set Off Security Alarms

Effect seen if traveling up to three months after therapy for thyroid disorders

11/8/2004
Ovary Transplant to Arm a Success

Researchers report second-ever transplant of entire organ

10/5/2004
Treatment Delay for Prostate Cancer Doesn't Hurt Outcome

Those who had to wait up to three months for radiation no worse off, study finds

9/28/2004
New Drug Treatments Offer Hope to Leukemia Patients

'Targeted' therapies prevent cells from reproducing uncontrollably

9/14/2004
Impotence Common After Radiation, Surgery on Prostate

Major side effects of either procedure linger after 5 years

8/31/2004
Repeated Body CT Scans Boost Cancer Risk

Screening tool has risks while benefits are unclear

8/9/2004
Combo Treatment Best for Laryngeal Cancer Patients

Chemo-radiation offers better speech quality after treatment than surgery

8/2/2004
Breast Cancer Treatment Guidelines Could Save Your Life

Study finds they increase chances of survival

7/27/2004
Bladder Cancer Patients Need Not Lose Their Bladder

Minimally invasive surgery, chemo and radiation can do the trick, study says

7/22/2004
Radiology Advances Fight Breast Cancer

Improvements help both detection and treatment

6/25/2004
Early Radiation Therapy Extends Prostate Cancer Survival

To keep men healthy, post-surgery radiation is key

6/18/2004
Tiny Beads Treat Inoperable Liver Cancer

Less invasive radiation therapy may prolong patients' lives

5/7/2004
The Ins and Outs of Radiation Therapy

New brochure walks cancer patients through every step of therapy

4/29/2004
New Liver Cancer Treatment Targets Tumors

It delivers radiation directly to malignant cells

4/28/2004
The Case for Food Irradiation

Researchers say it would greatly reduce rates of food-borne illnesses

4/28/2004
Treatments for Prostate Cancer Produce Similar Results

Study found patients had same outcomes seven years later

4/21/2004
Radar Research Leads to New Breast Cancer Treatment

The science behind it was first focused on detecting missiles in space