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Radiotherapy

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Stephen McAleer
over 6 years ago
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Side-effects of radiotherapy

Side-effects of radiotherapy Common acute side-effects  Reddening and soreness of the skin  Discomfort and swelling of breast or chest area  Fatigue Common …  
Stephen McAleer
over 6 years ago
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"One of a kind small" - A childs guide to Radiotherapy

A childs guide to Radiotherapy. 6min. 2010. Funded by Oncology centres and cancer charities around britain. One of a Kind is aimed to guide and educate child...  
YouTube
about 5 years ago
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should limb sarcoma <5cm to got preoperative radiotherapy ?

Male patient ,50 years old coming with mass about 4 cm in the lateral aspect of the upper part of the thigh was diagnosed as sarcoma. The question is to what extent the benefits of preoperative radiotherapy?  
Gergis Rabea Farag
almost 4 years ago
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The Oncentra Prostate v4.x for ultrasound‑guided real‑time HDR brachytherapy in men with localised prostate cancer | Advice | NICE

NICE has developed a Medtech Innovation Briefing (MIB) on the Oncentra Prostate v4.x ultrasound-guided real-time HDR brachytherapy in men with localised prostate cancer.  
nice.org.uk
almost 4 years ago
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LCUTT1 2007 | Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation for Extensive-Stage SCLC

LungCancerUpdate.com/ThinkTank – Proceedings from a Clinical Investigator “Think Tank.” Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation for Extensive-Stage SCLC. Interviews conducted by Neil Love, MD. Produced by Research To Practice.  
Dr Neil Love
about 9 years ago
Www.bmj
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Management of women at high risk of breast cancer

The risk of breast cancer is multifactorial, but some women will have a high risk because of a genetic predisposition or, rarely, as a consequence of radiotherapy at a young age  
bmj.com
over 5 years ago
Www.bmj
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Management of women at high risk of breast cancer

The risk of breast cancer is multifactorial, but some women will have a high risk because of a genetic predisposition or, rarely, as a consequence of radiotherapy at a young age  
feeds.bmj.com
over 5 years ago
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Management of women at high risk of breast cancer

The risk of breast cancer is multifactorial, but some women will have a high risk because of a genetic predisposition or, rarely, as a consequence of radiotherapy at a young age  
bmj.com
over 5 years ago
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HIV Cure Research: Radioimmunotherapy Explained by Whiteboard Animation

http://www.einstein.yu.edu - Graduate student Dina Tsukrov uses whiteboard animations to explain how radioimmunotherapy (RIT) is being used in HIV cure resea...  
youtube.com
about 4 years ago
Cochrane logo 400
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Parasympathomimetic drugs for the treatment of 'dry mouth' due to radiotherapy | Cochrane

This updated review found there is limited evidence to support the use of pilocarpine hydrochloride in the treatment of radiation-induced salivary gland dysfunction ('dry mouth'). Salivary gland damage is a frequent and important complication of radiotherapy to the head and neck area; it causes dryness of the mouth with resultant problems with eating, talking, and local infection. The parasympathomimetic group of drugs have been used to treat radiotherapy-induced salivary gland damage.  
cochrane.org
almost 4 years ago
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Prostate cancer: triptorelin (Decapeptyl SR) | Key-points-from-the-evidence | Advice | NICE

In 2013, the licensed indications for the luteinising hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) agonist, triptorelin (Decapeptyl SR), were extended to include 2 new indications for prostate cancer: neoadjuvant treatment before radiotherapy in high-risk localised or locally advanced disease, and adjuvant treatment to radical prostatectomy in locally advanced disease at high risk of progression. These are based on limited clinical data on the use of triptorelin and extrapolation from evidence for other LHRH agonists.  
nice.org.uk
almost 4 years ago
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In which cancers is radiotherapy considered more useful than chemotherapy etc?

I can't work out any good way of understanding which cancers are best treated with what. When are cancers: Well treated with radiotherapy? Well treated with chemotherapy? Well treated with both? Thanks in advance!  
Jess Pobbs
almost 7 years ago
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What is the prognosis of a metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer after radiotherapy?

I just want to know if there has been any evidence for Radiotherapy use in metastatic prostate cancer? Also, the rate of success of Radiotherapy if combined with hormone therapy? What is the prognosis after treatment?  
Raghad Sabbagh
over 6 years ago
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Studies report new findings on treatment options for mesothelioma

Treating patients with high-dose radiotherapy after chemotherapy and surgery for malignant pleural mesothelioma does not achieve improvements in local relapse and overall survival, according...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Sexual function preserved following vessel-sparing radiation therapy for prostate cancer

A comparison of five-year sexual function outcomes, as reported by patients treated with external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) versus combination EBRT plus brachytherapy, indicates that the...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Prostate cancer patients given brachytherapy more likely to maintain erectile function

In approximately 50% of patients with prostate cancer, the use of permanent brachytherapy, a procedure where radioactive sources are placed inside the prostate, into or near to the tumour...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Active surveillance 'may be appropriate' for intermediate-risk prostate cancer

Comparable rates of mortality following radiotherapy mean that active surveillance may be apt for both low-risk and favorable intermediate-risk prostate cancer, a study suggests.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Improving brachytherapy treatments for cancer patients 
using platform nanotechnology

BioSurfaces, Inc., the parent company of NuVascular Technologies, Inc., has partnered with Florida-based cancer-treatment company Microspherix, LLC to improve the effectiveness and reduce the...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Low Compliance Rate Reported With Postmastectomy Radiotherapy CME/CE

: A new study finds that 35% of patients with locally advanced breast cancers who underwent mastectomy do not receive recommended radiotherapy after surgery.  
medscape.org
over 4 years ago