Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Ucla's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center-Early Stage Breast Cancer-Radiation Treatments

New study: Radiation treatments create cancer cells 30 times more potent than regular cancer cells

In a groundbreaking new study just published in the peer reviewed journal Stem Cells, researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center Department of Oncology found that, despite killing half of all tumor cells per treatment, radiation treatments on breast cancer... (Source: NaturalNews.com) read more..

iCAD launches study of intra-operative RT for breast cancer

A post-market study has been launched to assess the safety and efficacy of iCAD’s FDA-cleared Xoft Axxent eVx System when used for single-fraction, intra-operative radiation therapy at the time of lumpectomy for early stage breast cancer. (Source: Health Imaging News) read more..

CTC Count: Liquid Biopsy?CTC Count: Liquid Biopsy?

Kerr reports on the largest prospective study showing the significant prognostic value of circulating tumor cells in breast cancer, and suggests manipulation of CTCs as a liquid biopsy is not far off. Medscape Hematology-Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines) read more..

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