Tag: radiation therapy

Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer May Have Long-Term Heart Risks

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Younger women who undergo radiation for cancer in the left breast have a...

Kathy O’Brien, Critic of Cancer Bell Ringing, Dies at 56

Katherine O’Brien, who lived with metastatic breast cancer for 12 years and left her mark on American cancer care, died June 19 after a rapid...

In a First, Proton Therapy Bests Radiotherapy in an RCT

In a first, proton beam therapy has demonstrated significantly reduced toxicity when compared with conventional radiotherapy in a randomized controlled trial (RCT) in patients with...

Hydrogel Injection May Curb Unwanted Radiation From Prostate Radiotherapy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In men receiving prostate radiotherapy, use of a perirectal hydrogel spacer (SpaceOAR, Boston Scientific) may help reduce rectal irradiation and...