Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTSmokers treated for breast cancer have much higher risks than non-smokers of developing lung cancer or heart attack as a result of radiotherapy - according to a new study funded by Cancer Research...
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTAn Ontario-led international clinical trial with 1,206 men with localized prostate cancer shows that compressing radiation treatments into four weeks from eight delivers similar outcomes.
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTNational study suggests many women are not aware of benefits of uterine fibroid embolization.
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 08:00:00 PDTRosalind Franklin is best known for her contribution to unraveling the structure of DNA. We look at the workplace challenges she faced to reach this feat.
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTChildhood cancer survivors are living longer. Now research shows they are also less likely to develop second cancers while still young.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows that short-course preoperative radiotherapy combined with delayed surgery reduces the adverse side-effects of rectal cancer surgery without...
Sun, 05 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTIn this article, learn about the different types of brain tumor and associated risk factors. What different treatment options are available?
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTWhat is adjuvant therapy, what are the different types of adjuvant therapy available, and who is adjuvant therapy for? Are there any alternatives?
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTWhat is Dawson’s finger? Learn about how Dawson's fingers can help with the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis and other brain disorders.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PDTWhat is the role of radiology in a multiple sclerosis diagnosis and what tests may aid a diagnosis? What do radiology test results mean?
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTMost people recognize that many forms of cancer are treated with radiation therapy. However, some may not realize that there are cancer cells with the ability to survive this type of treatment.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTTargeting a specific DNA-repairing protein in the brain could be an effective way to treat the most aggressive type of brain tumour, a study suggests.
Sun, 18 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PDTTomosynthesis is a new method of breast screening that appears to be more reliable than a regular mammogram. It provides a 3-D image of the breasts.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PDTLearn about stereotactic breast biopsies, their benefits, and what they are used for. This article describes what to expect with this diagnostic procedure.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PDTA multidisciplinary international team of scientists solved the mystery of a recently discovered type of controlled cell death, mapping the path to potential therapies for conditions ranging from...
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDTA team of Norwegian, French and Australian researchers is the first in the world to succeed in quantifying the effects of radiation on individual cancer cells.
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDTPenn study shows how to protect bone-forming cells, with implications for reducing osteoporosis caused by cancer therapy.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:00:00 PDTNew compound that better identifies amyloid clumps could be used in PET scans to detect early brain changes and track treatment in Alzheimer's disease.
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDTA team of University of Pittsburgh researchers has demonstrated that a newly developed topical therapy applied before or after radiation exposure prevents skin damage in both animal and human...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 03:00:00 PDTMore humans than ever are exposed to higher levels of ionizing radiation from medical equipment, airplanes, etc.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTWhen a patient's cancer comes back, he or she is often left with limited treatment options and higher odds of debilitating side effects.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTCombining targeted radiation therapy with a neutrophil stimulant enhances anti-tumor immunity, according to new research into cancer immunology at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Mon, 05 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTPeople with the most common type of lung cancer whose disease has spread to the brain could be spared potentially harmful whole brain radiotherapy, according to new research published in The Lancet.
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTAtomic bombs dropped on Japan killed around 200,000 people in 1945. A new analysis investigates the 60-year health impact on survivors and their offspring.
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 02:00:00 PDTScientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed a boron carrier for use in targeted radiation treatment for cancerous tumours.