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Asymptomatic people at risk for stroke identified by imaging
Imaging can be a cost-effective way to identify people at risk for stroke who might benefit from aggressive intervention, according to a new modeling study published online in the journal Radiology. (Medical News Today)

Small cell lung cancer: chest radiotherapy 'prolongs survival, reduces recurrence'
Chest radiation therapy, in combination with standard treatment, may reduce recurrence and prolong survival in patients with small cell lung cancer, according to a phase 3 trial. (Medical News Today)

Patients with high-risk endometrial cancer benefit from radiation therapy with concurrent chemotherapy after surgery
Radiation therapy with concurrent paclitaxel chemotherapy following surgery is an effective treatment for patients with high-risk endometrial cancer, according to a study published in the... (Medical News Today)

Most patients can safely undergo contrast-enhanced CT scans
According to new research performed at the Mayo Clinic, iodine-based contrast material injected intravenously to enhance computed tomography (CT) images can be safely used in most patients. (Medical News Today)

Combined therapy improves survival for patients with liver cancer who are not suitable for surgery
The mature results from a trial conducted by the Asia-Pacific Hepatocellular Carcinoma Trials Group led by the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) and Singapore General Hospital (SGH) have shown... (Medical News Today)

More convenient once-weekly regimen for breast radiation
An experimental regimen of once-weekly breast irradiation following lumpectomy provides more convenience to patients at a lower cost, results in better completion rates of prescribed radiation... (Medical News Today)

MD Anderson cost analysis shows proton therapy less costly than IMRT for advanced head/neck cancers
According to research from The Proton Therapy Center at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the episodic cost of care using intensity modulated proton therapy (IMPT) in advanced... (Medical News Today)

Research demonstrates potential method to better control lung cancer using radiotherapy
Manchester scientists are working out how to safely increase the radiotherapy dose given to lung cancer patients - potentially offering improved local control and survival. (Medical News Today)

New approach to treating cancer: personalized radiation therapy during - instead of after - cancer surgery
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center is finding new ways to use individualized, internal radiation delivered in the operating room immediately after a cancer tumor is removed. (Medical News Today)

Lung cancer is rarely detected by current x-ray procedures in Norway
Each year, nearly 3000 Norwegians develop lung cancer. Current x-ray- examinations capture only 20 percent of cases. (Medical News Today)

X-ray imaging system developed that enables researchers to see 'live' how effective treatments are for cystic fibrosis
Published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, the imaging method allows researchers to monitor the effectiveness of a treatment for the life-threatening genetic... (Medical News Today)

Pelvic X-ray may not be necessary for children with blunt torso trauma
Pelvic x-rays ordered as a matter of course for children who have suffered blunt force trauma do not accurately identify all cases of pelvic fractures or dislocations and are usually unnecessary for... (Medical News Today)

Women over 75 benefit from mammography
Mammography-detected breast cancer is associated with a shift to earlier stage diagnosis in older women, subsequently reducing the rate of more advanced, difficult-to-treat cases, according to a new... (Medical News Today)

Glioblastoma patients benefit from triple therapy
A triple therapy for glioblastoma, including two types of immunotherapy and targeted radiation, has significantly prolonged the survival of mice with these brain cancers, according to a new report by... (Medical News Today)

Comparison of single-fraction radiation therapy and multiple-fraction radiation therapy for palliation of bone metastases
Standardizing prescribing practices for single-fraction radiation therapy (SFRT) for palliation of bone metastases could lead to cost savings and improvement in patients' quality of life, according... (Medical News Today)

Detecting infection in acute pancreatitis patients via PET/CT using FDG-labeled leucocytes
A new study diagnosing infection in patients with pancreatic fluid collections may swiftly and accurately rule out active infection in the body. (Medical News Today)

Breast tumor resistance to radiation therapy promoted by protein ZEB1
Twist, Snail, Slug. They may sound like words in a children's nursery rhyme, but they are actually the exotic names given to proteins that can generate cells with stem cell-like properties that have... (Medical News Today)

Use of CT scans for diagnosis of pediatric appendicitis reduced by algorithm
Implementation of an algorithm aimed to diagnose pediatric patients with suspected appendicitis reduces the utilization of computed tomography (CT) scans, without affecting diagnostic accuracy, Mayo... (Medical News Today)

Identifying bladder cancer patients who could benefit from 'tumor-softening' treatment
Scientists in Manchester have identified a protein that could help doctors decide which bladder cancer patients would benefit from a treatment that makes radiotherapy more effective, according to a... (Medical News Today)

The best course of action after prostate cancer surgery indicated by genomic analysis
There is controversy over how best to treat patients after they've undergone surgery for prostate cancer. (Medical News Today)

Radiation therapy best practices and quality standards
A two-step decision tree analysis, incorporating Donabedian's model, is a feasible process to evaluate and distill the many available quality standards, guidelines, recommendations and indicators in... (Medical News Today)

In lung cancer study false positives not found to increase anxiety
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently recommended computerized tomography (CT) lung screening for people at high risk for cancer, but a potential problem with CT is that many patients will... (Medical News Today)

Radiologists identify new signs of gastric lap band slippage
Researchers in Ohio and Rhode Island have identified two previously undescribed radiological signs of potentially life-threatening slippage of laparoscopically adjustable gastric bands. (Medical News Today)

Protection for skin during cancer radiotherapy provided by natural products from plants
Radiotherapy for cancer involves exposing the patient or their tumor more directly to ionizing radiation, such as gamma rays or X-rays. The radiation damages the cancer cells irreparably. (Medical News Today)

Study and clinical trial aim to identify biomarkers and provide clues into individual treatment response for locally advanced pancreatic cancer
Investigators at the Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute are developing a novel, multistep investigational treatment for one of the most complex and difficult-to-treat forms of... (Medical News Today)

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