Philips Healthcare to provide proton cancer therapy with IBA in India
Philips Healthcare has entered into an exclusive agreement with Belgium-headquartered IBA to provide proton therapy solutions in India.
Rebecca Lane, now 39, from Sherborne, Dorset, weighed 18st 5lbs (116.5kg) when she was diagnosed in July 2016. She was forced to have her uterus and cervix removed.
Publication date: Available online 22 October 2018Source: Respiratory InvestigationAuthor(s): Naofumi ShinagawaAbstractBronchoscopy is one of the main techniques used for sampling lung tumor biopsies. In recent years, a large number of tumor specimens have been required to determine the best chemotherapy regimen for each patient; this personalized approach is known as precision medicine. In this review, radial endobronchial ultrasound; bronchoscopic navigation systems, including virtual bronchoscopic navigation and electromagnetic navigation; ultrathin bronchoscope,; and endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needl...
ConclusionProportion of SITC type 1 (persistent) in breast cancers on pre-treatment MRI as semi-automatically quantified using a CAD system is associated with absence of pathological complete response to neo-adjuvant chemotherapy with good specificity.
CONCLUSIONS: This cohort will reveal determinants of cardiometabolic risk factors and cancer risk factors during childhood. PMID: 30344192 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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This study shows that some genetic changes linked to cancer are present in surprisingly large numbers of normal cells. We still have a long way to go to fully understand the implications of these new findings, but as cancer researchers, we can't underestimate the importance of studying healthy tissue." Link: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/news/view/mutant-cells-colonise-our-tissues-over-our-lifetime
Do all medical educators start out by publishing advanced research? Or do some try their hand at something else first? We asked the members of the Academic Medicine editorial board about their first publication. This is what they said. M. Brownell Anderson, National Board of Medical Examiners Except for serving as editor of my high school newspaper, my first publication was: Soler NG, Mast TA, Anderson MB, Kienzler L. A logbook system for monitoring student skills and experiences. J Med Educ. 1981;56:775-777. My first publication as first author was: Anderson MB, Mast TA, Soler NG. A required internal medicine precept...
Inaccurate survival predictions increase the risk that terminal cancer patients will receive poor-quality end-of-life care, such as whole-brain radiation therapy, from which they derive no benefit.Medscape Medical News
BOWEL cancer rates are on the rise in adults across Europe, according to recent research showing diagnoses are increasing in both younger and older adults. These are the symptoms and signs to look out for.
Rates of colon cancer among 20 to 39 year olds have shot up by 7.4 per cent annually between 2008 and 2016, according to a study presented at a gastroenterology meeting in Vienna.