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18 May 2021 - 21 May 2021

Nuclear Medicine

Image: A new study suggests that Raman spectroscopy can help identify a tumor’s resistance to RT (Photo courtesy of JHU).

Raman Spectroscopy Reveals Tumor Resistance to Radiation

A new study suggests that Raman spectroscopy can identify subtle differences in a tumor’s biochemical environment that correlate with its susceptibility to radiation therapy (RT). More...
27 May 2019
Image: The novel nanoparticle enhances RT killing of cancer cells in the low-oxygen tumor core (Photo courtesy of Wenpei Fan, LOMIN Laboratory, NIBIB).

Radiosensitizer Molecule Enhances RT in Hypoxic Tumor Cores

A novel nanoparticle that generates radiation-induced reactive oxygen species (ROS) can dramatically increase the success of radiation therapy (RT), claims a new study. More...
21 May 2019
Image: A new study shows high RT doses increase mesothelioma survival (Photo courtesy of iStock).

Radiotherapy Doubles Mesothelioma Survival Rate

Mesothelioma patients treated with a high dose of radiation to the affected side of the trunk are twice as likely to survive for two years or longer, according to a new study. More...
15 May 2019
Image: The Xstrahl 150 system is designed to treat superficial skin lesions (Photo courtesy of Xstrahl).

Superficial RT System Treats Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer

A comprehensive superficial radiotherapy (RT) system offers clinicians the ability to treat the full range of non-melanoma skin cancer cases with optimum dose control. More...
08 May 2019
Image: The GammaPod stereotactic radiotherapy system (Photo courtesy of Xcision Medical Systems).

Radioactive Teletherapy System Destroys Breast Cancer

An innovative cobalt (Co60) stereotactic radiotherapy system (SRS) immobilizes the breast in order to provide high levels of accuracy during treatment planning and delivery. More...
08 May 2019
Image: The GrayDuck customized tongue-displacing dental stent (Photo courtesy of CIVCO Radiotherapy).

Oral Stents Immobilize Tongue during Radiotherapy

New tongue displacing stents provide custom oral positioning with repeatable tongue deviation during radiotherapy (RT). More...
24 Apr 2019
Image: Flash proton irradiation can reduce tissue toxicity (Photo courtesy of Getty Images).

Flash Proton Therapy Reduces Toxicity in Healthy Tissues

A non-invasive therapy for cancer that delivers high doses of radiation at ultra-high-speeds could represent a major breakthrough in the treatment of cancer. More...
23 Apr 2019
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