Breast Cancer Survivors Face Higher Risk for Hypertension, Diabetes
Risk for hypertension even higher for those receiving left - sided radiation therapy, endocrine therapy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 20, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Study: Cancer patients given high-dose radiation treatments even near end of life
Many older cancer patients whose disease has spread to other parts of the body continue to receive high-dose radiation therapy, despite guidelines that recommend against its use, a JAMA Health Forum analysis found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ASTRO releases EBRT guidelines for liver cancer treatment
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has issued its first clinica...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASTRO: Virtual tools improve patient care ASTRO 2021 studies tackle racial disparities, high costs New radiation therapy tools are highlight of ASTRO 2021 RefleXion to showcase tech, abstracts at ASTRO 2021 ASTRO urges members to oppose Medicare payment cuts (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 12, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

3D printing enhances treatment of kidney stones
The combination of percutaneous nephrolithotomy and 3D-printed models produce...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA publishes paper on 3D-printed medical devices How to generate patient-specific augmented reality models 3D-printed device could improve chest x-ray imaging Can 3D-printed shields protect patients during radiation therapy? 3D printing makes giant strides in liver (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 12, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ViewRay reports revenue increases for Q4, fiscal year
Image-guided radiation therapy vendor ViewRay reported preliminary revenue increase...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ViewRay gets FDA nod for updated MRIdian ViewRay nets order from Northside Hospital ViewRay reports major revenue boost in Q3 ViewRay secures order from Helsinki University Hospital ViewRay submits 510(k) for updated version of MRIdian (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 10, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

' Outstanding' Outcomes: Reduced Radiation in Oropharynx Cancer'Outstanding' Outcomes: Reduced Radiation in Oropharynx Cancer
Comparable progression-free survival was observed in intermediate-risk patients with HPV and oropharynx cancer who received less intense postoperative radiation therapy, without chemotherapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 3, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

For Equality in Prostate Cancer Outcomes, Seek Equality in Treatment For Equality in Prostate Cancer Outcomes, Seek Equality in Treatment
Black men who received radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer fared better than white men in a new analysis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 3, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Black Men Get Better Outcomes From Radiation for Prostate Cancer
While Black men are often diagnosed later and with more aggressive disease than white men, radiation therapy seems to work better for them, new data reveals. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Black Men Get Better Outcomes From Radiation Rx for Prostate Cancer
MONDAY, Jan. 3, 2022 -- A new analysis uncovers a racial paradox in prostate cancer care: While Black men are often diagnosed later and with more aggressive disease than white men, radiation therapy seems to work better for them than for their white... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 3, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

MVision, Medron Medical ink distribution agreement
Radiotherapy treatment planning software developer MVision AI has entered int...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IMV: Radiation therapy capital equipment budgets up 21% in 2021 New radiotracer improves management of prostate cancer patients Cancer mortality declined by 27% over past five decades New radiation therapy tools are highlight of ASTRO 2021 Consider the esophagus when it comes to breast cancer radiotherapy (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 3, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Study: Black men given radiation therapy for prostate cancer do better than White men
Black men with prostate cancer appear to respond better to radiation therapy for the disease, an analysis published Wednesday by JAMA Network Open found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - December 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RaySearch launches new RayStation treatment planning software
Radiation therapy software developer RaySearch Laboratories has released a...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IBA, RaySearch expand partnership in proton therapy RaySearch brings RayStation 9 to China RaySearch secures $2.2M Swiss contract RayStation treatment planning added to Accuray's CyberKnife RaySearch releases update of RayStation software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 16, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

IMV: Radiation therapy capital equipment budgets up 21% in 2021
The number of newly diagnosed patients receiving radiation therapy treatment...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IMV: Most U.S. hospitals plan to buy an x-ray system Canon nabs top award from IMV's ServiceTrak IMV: MRI procedure volume fell 35% in 2020 IMV: CT procedure volume fell 20% in 2020 IMV: Radiation therapy volume stays steady despite COVID-19 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 16, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ViewRay Receives 510(k) Clearance on Next Generation of MRIdian MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy Features
MRIdian A3i and Brain Treatment Package Enhance On-Table Adaptive Workflow and Expand Clinical Utility CLEVELAND, Dec. 15, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- ViewRay, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRAY) today announced that the company received FDA 510(... Devices, Oncology, FDA ViewRay, MRIdian, MRI-guided radiation therapy, MRIdian A3i (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - December 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

iCAD reports Xoft milestone
iCAD said that its Xoft Axxent electronic brachytherapy machine has been use...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: iCAD showcases research, technology at ASTRO iCAD reports Xoft Axxent milestone iCAD features Xoft Axxent upgrades at ASTRO 2019 iCAD touts clinical results with Xoft Axxent brachytherapy iCAD touts study on radiation therapy savings (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 14, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Galera shares double after firm announces 'corrected' study results for its lead drug candidate
A Malvern biopharmaceutical company's stock price doubled Tuesday after it announced "corrected" results from late-stage testing of its lead new drug candidate avasopasem. Galera Therapeutics (NASDAQ: GRTX) said the new results show avasopasem achieved "statistical significance" with the study's primary endpoint. That endpoint was reducing incidents of severe oral mucositis — resulting from radiation therapy — in patients being treated for locally advanced head and neck cancer. The company's… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Radiation therapy cost-effective option for low-risk localised prostate cancer in Australia
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - December 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Antioxidant agent protects DNA from ionizing radiation
N-acetylcysteine is a promising compound for protecting cells from DNA damag...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Low-dose CT works just as well as standard to diagnose appendicitis Most radiologists willing to perform PET/CT in pregnant women Body position on x-ray affects radiation dose in children Can 3D-printed shields protect patients during radiation therapy? Antioxidant formula halves DNA damage from CT (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 30, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ViewRay Announces MRIdian MR-Guided Radiation Therapy Surpasses 2,300 Pancreatic Cancer Patients Treated Worldwide
With 46 Centers in 16 Countries, Clinical Teams are Changing the Paradigm for Pancreatic Cancer with MRIdian. CLEVELAND, Nov. 24, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- ViewRay, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRAY) today announced, in recognition of Pancreat... Devices, Oncology ViewRay, MRIdian, MRI-guided radiation therapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ViewRay, developer of MRI-guided radiation therapy, raises $70M for growth
ViewRay intends to use the net proceeds for general corporate purposes, including capital expenditures and continued research and development. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 19, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mary Vanac Source Type: news

L-arginine Enhances Effect of Radiation on Brain Metastases L-arginine Enhances Effect of Radiation on Brain Metastases
Outcomes improve when patients are pretreated with oral L-arginine before undergoing radiation therapy for unresectable brain metastases, a proof-of-concept study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 17, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Bone fractures are common after breast cancer endocrine therapy
Wrist and vertebral fractures are most prevalent in women who have receive...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Screening, socioeconomic status linked to breast cancer mortality U.S. cancer care financial burden hit $21B in 2019 Improvements needed in breast cancer screening for Black women Consider the esophagus when it comes to breast cancer radiotherapy Radiation therapy for breast cancer boosts risk of heart disease (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 17, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ViewRay reports major revenue boost in Q3
Image-guided radiation therapy vendor ViewRay reported revenue for the thir...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ViewRay secures order from Helsinki University Hospital ViewRay submits 510(k) for updated version of MRIdian ViewRay posts mixed financial results for Q4, year ViewRay's revenue plummets in Q3 ViewRay's revenue spikes in 2019, despite slow Q4 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 8, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Results With De-escalated Radiotherapy for HPV+ve Oral Cancer Results With De-escalated Radiotherapy for HPV+ve Oral Cancer
De-escalated adjuvant radiation therapy demonstrated less toxicity, improved swallowing function and quality of life, and also was clinically non-inferior to standard of care.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - November 3, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Release of final Medicare payment rates raises ire of physician groups
A number of healthcare groups are protesting final rules on Medicare 2022 paymen...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASTRO: Virtual tools improve patient care ASTRO 2021 studies tackle racial disparities, high costs New radiation therapy tools are highlight of ASTRO 2021 ASTRO highlights program at 2021 annual meeting ASTRO urges members to oppose Medicare payment cuts (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 3, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

' Phantom Odors' a Common but Under-Reported Toxicity of Radiation Therapy'Phantom Odors' a Common but Under-Reported Toxicity of Radiation Therapy
Patients who undergo proton-beam radiation therapy to tumors located in or adjacent to the olfactory region may develop phantosmia, the perception of a foul-smelling odor for which there is no external stimulus.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 1, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

IBA and RaySearch expand partnership in proton therapy
Proton therapy developer Ion Beam Applications (IBA) and radiation therapy softwar...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IBA partners with University of Pennsylvania RaySearch, Mevion team up for Flash delivery treatment planning IBA launches Campus online proton therapy platform IBA, SCK CEN sign actinium-225 deal RaySearch brings RayStation 9 to China RaySearch secures $2.2M Swiss contract (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ASTRO: Virtual tools improve patient care
It's a brave new world when it comes to virtual reality (VR) technology -- an...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASTRO 2021 studies tackle racial disparities, high costs New radiation therapy tools are highlight of ASTRO 2021 RefleXion to showcase tech, abstracts at ASTRO 2021 Varian highlights new offerings at ASTRO 2021 ASTRO highlights program at 2021 annual meeting (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SBRT on Oligoprogressive Lesions: Benefit in Lung Cancer SBRT on Oligoprogressive Lesions: Benefit in Lung Cancer
Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) significantly improved progression-free survival in oligoprogressive, metastatic lung cancer, but not breast cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - October 26, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Targeted High-Dose Radiation Helps Fight Advanced Lung Cancer
A preliminary study suggests high-dose radiation therapy may stall tumor growth in patients with advanced lung cancer who are not fully responding to drug therapies. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New radiation therapy tools are highlight of ASTRO 2021
A shorter radiotherapy regimen, a genetic biomarker test, and a higher-dos...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Patients lack knowledge on radiation in medical imaging ASTRO highlights program at 2021 annual meeting Radiology contributes to high spending costs in cancer care ASTRO urges members to oppose Medicare payment cuts Radiation therapy for breast cancer boosts risk of heart disease (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ASTRO 2021 studies tackle racial disparities, high costs
An approach for eliminating racial disparities in breast and lung cancer treatmen...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Accuray touts CyberKnife results in breast cancer radiation therapy RefleXion to showcase tech, abstracts at ASTRO 2021 Black individuals may not benefit from wider lung screening guidance Regulatory complexity challenges radiology administrators Radiation therapy takes toll on prostate cancer patients' finances (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Accuray touts CyberKnife results in breast cancer radiation therapy
Accuray is highlighting clinical results that suggest that early-stage breas...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Accuray reports revenue gains for Q1 Accuray to introduce Volo Ultra at ASTRO 2021 Accuray inks collaboration with C-RAD Accuray promotes prostate cancer research at ESTRO 2021 Accuray lands Radixact install in India (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 25, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Helsinki University Hospital Selects MRIdian(R) System for Installation at Comprehensive Cancer Center
Center will be the first in Finland to offer MRIdian MR-guided radiation therapy cancer treatment CLEVELAND, Oct. 25, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- ViewRay, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRAY) today announced that Helsinki University Hospital has p... Devices, Oncology ViewRay, MRIdian, MRI-guided radiation therapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - October 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

OneProjects raises $17M to launch imaging platform
OneProjects has raised a total of $17 million in a new financing roun...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian nets FDA breakthrough nod for radioablation unit Ultrasound spots cardiac arrhythmic sites better than ECG ASTRO: Radiation therapy can calm rapid heart rhythm 3D models advance therapy for heart rhythm disorders Echocardiography technique can guide atrial fibrillation ablation (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Patients lack knowledge on radiation in medical imaging
More than half of patients did not know that chest CT delivers more radiatio...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Consider the esophagus when it comes to breast cancer radiotherapy Radiology contributes to high spending costs in cancer care Mammography, DBT safe for accidental exam during pregnancy Radiation therapy for breast cancer boosts risk of heart disease AI helps reduce cancer PET imaging time and dose (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Sirtex Medical and China Grand Pharmaceutical announce successful first administration of SIR-Spheres(R) Y-90 resin microspheres in China
WOBURN, Mass., Oct. 11, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Sirtex Medical ("Sirtex"), a leading manufacturer of targeted liver cancer therapies, announced today that the first procedure of selective internal radiation therapy (SIR... Devices, Oncology Sirtex Medical, SIR-Spheres, Y-90 resin microspheres, hepatocellular carcinoma (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - October 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Consider the esophagus when it comes to breast cancer radiotherapy
Routinely avoiding the esophagus during radiation therapy for breast cance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Chronic stress linked to breast cancer treatment, survival outcomes Radiology contributes to high spending costs in cancer care AI of MRI shows success in ruling out cancer in dense breasts Radiomics model helps differentiate breast lesions on MRI Breast MRI can be cost-effective in 4-year screening intervals (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Chronic stress linked to breast cancer treatment, survival outcomes
Chronic stress may impact treatment completion and survival outcomes for breas...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Rural women less likely to get colorectal cancer screening Breast MRI can be cost-effective in 4-year screening intervals Mammography, DBT safe for accidental exam during pregnancy Radiation therapy for breast cancer boosts risk of heart disease Immediately reading mammograms helps with workflow, disparities (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 6, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ViewRay submits 510(k) for updated version of MRIdian
Image-guided radiation therapy vendor ViewRay has submitted a 510(k) applicatio...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ViewRay's COO to step down ViewRay prepares for $50M stock offering ViewRay posts mixed financial results for Q4, year South Korean hospital hits milestone with ViewRay system ViewRay's revenue plummets in Q3 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 4, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Accuray inks collaboration with C-RAD
Radiation therapy firm Accuray has signed a collaboration agreement with C-RA...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Accuray promotes prostate cancer research at ESTRO 2021 Accuray lands Radixact install in India Accuray reports revenue increase for Q4 Accuray receives CE Mark for ClearRT imaging Accuray appoints chief medical, technology officer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 4, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer May Have Long-Term Risk for the Heart
Title: Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer May Have Long-Term Risk for the HeartCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/23/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - September 23, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer May Have Long - Term Risk for the Heart
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 22, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Gynecology, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer May Have Long-Term Heart Risks
Because of the heart's anatomical position, the organ and its arteries are exposed to more radiation when a woman receives treatment for cancer in the left breast. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Radiation therapy for breast cancer boosts risk of heart disease
Women who undergo radiation therapy to the left side of the chest to treat breas...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DBT screening shows value in community practice settings Synthesized mammo plus DBT handles calcifications differently Immediately reading mammograms helps with workflow, disparities Use of MRI-directed ultrasound called into question Spectral mammography as good as MRI for breast cancer evaluation (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Lantheus, RefleXion to collaborate on prostate cancer treatment
Lantheus Medical Imaging parent Lantheus Holdings and radiation therapy equipmen...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Lantheus touts Pylarify PET agent results at AUA meeting Lantheus subsidiary wins FDA clearance for AI software Lantheus posts revenue gain, larger net loss in Q2 RefleXion to install X1 at cancer center in Texas RefleXion to install X1 system at UPMC RefleXion raises another $40M, mulls Asia strategy (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 13, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ERLEADA ® (apalutamide) Oral Presentations Demonstrate Importance of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) as Key Efficacy Indicator and Show Strong Patient Adherence Rates
September 11, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced new data demonstrating robust prostate-specific antigen (PSA) response and strong adherence rates in patients with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC) treated with ERLEADA® (apalutamide) in the real-world clinical setting. The strong PSA response was also seen in a separate post-hoc analysis that showed a correlation between rapid and deep PSA response and prolonged survival in both metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer (mCSPC) and nmCRPC. The post-hoc analysis also...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sen. Amy Klobuchar Treated for Breast Cancer
THURSDAY, Sept. 9, 2021 -- U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar revealed Thursday that she's been treated for early-stage breast cancer, including surgery to remove a lump and radiation therapy. The 61-year-old Minnesota Democrat said in a statement posted on... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 9, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: Onco-regeneration -- Restoring function after a soft tissue cancer diagnosis
Soft tissue sarcoma is a rare form of cancer that has typically been treated using limb salvage surgery combined with radiation therapy. While limb salvage surgery helps patients avoid amputation, patients are often left with substantial functional limitations. Now advancements in microsurgery are making it possible to harness the body's ability to regenerate muscle strength after surgery to remove soft tissue sarcoma. Mayo Clinic orthopedic oncologists are teaming up with plastic surgeons in a procedure… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 8, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news