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Hepatocellular Carcinoma Treatment Regimens

Find cancer treatment regimens for hepatocellular carcinoma, including drugs such as sorafenib (Nexavar) and chemotherapy/radiotherapy clinical trials.

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) Treatment Regimens: Extranodal NK/T-cell Lymphoma

Get current treatment regimens for extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma, which details options such as radiotherapy plus DeVic and SMILE + radiotherapy.

Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment Regimens

Find comprehensive treatment regimens for Hodgkin lymphoma, including therapies such as ABVD + involved-field radiotherapy and more.

Proton-beam Radiation for Pediatric Ependymoma

Proton-beam Radiation for Pediatric Ependymoma

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PRT yields similar progression-free survival rates to IMRT; outcomes depend largely on the success of surgery prior to radiation therapy.

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) Treatment Regimens: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

Access detailed treatment regimens for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, such as R-CHOP with RT and radiotherapy.

Updated Recommendations for Intraoperative Radiation Therapy in Breast Cancer

Updated Recommendations for Intraoperative Radiation Therapy in Breast Cancer

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Clinicians ought to counsel patients that IORT can increase one's risk of ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence.

Researchers Compare Hypofractionated High-dose IMRT Schedules in Prostate Cancer

Researchers Compare Hypofractionated High-dose IMRT Schedules in Prostate Cancer

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A recent study examined the efficacy of differing high-dose IMRT schedules on prostate cancer treatment.

Hypofractionated Whole-Breast Irradiation May Lead to Lower Rate of Toxic Effects

Hypofractionated Whole-Breast Irradiation May Lead to Lower Rate of Toxic Effects

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Hypofractionated whole-breast irradiation may result in better quality of life and lower rate of acute toxic effects in breast cancer.

Radiotherapy-Induced Malfunction in Cardio Implantable Electronic Devices

Radiotherapy-Induced Malfunction in Cardio Implantable Electronic Devices

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Whenever feasible, the use on non-neutron-producing radiotherapy is recommended.

Patients Expect More Information About Radiation Testing

Patients Expect More Information About Radiation Testing

There is a considerable gap between patient expectations and current practices for information relating to radiation use.

Intraoperative radiotherapy in the treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies

Intraoperative radiotherapy in the treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies

[Translational Cancer Research] Intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) has emerged as a technique to deliver a single high dose of radiation to a target volume at the time of an operation.

No Difference in Toxicity for Hypofractionated Radiotherapy in Prostate Cancer

No Difference in Toxicity for Hypofractionated Radiotherapy in Prostate Cancer

In prostate cancer (PCa), hypofractionated radiotherapy (RT) is not non-inferior compared to standard fractionated RT.

Radiotherapy in Older Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer after Conserving Treatment

Radiotherapy in Older Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer after Conserving Treatment

After breast conserving surgery, standard treatment in early-stage breast cancer is adjuvant radiotherapy and endocrine treatment.

Panitumumab Plus Radiotherapy Ineffective in Head and Neck Cancer

Panitumumab Plus Radiotherapy Ineffective in Head and Neck Cancer

Effect of panitumumab and radiotherapy in unresected locally advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

LDVP Regimen Following Radiotherapy Effective for Stage III/IV T-Cell Lymphoma

LDVP Regimen Following Radiotherapy Effective for Stage III/IV T-Cell Lymphoma

Extranodal natural killer/ T cell lymphoma (ENKL) is a rare, but aggressive type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Radiation Therapists Face More Stressors Compared to Oncology Nurses

Radiation Therapists Face More Stressors Compared to Oncology Nurses

Radiation therapists also have high coping strategy frequency; no difference in anxiety, depression, burnout, well-being compared to oncology nurses.

Aerobic Exercise Reduces Radiotherapy Fatigue for Breast Cancer

Aerobic Exercise Reduces Radiotherapy Fatigue for Breast Cancer

Findings in a quasi-experimental study of Taiwanese women with early-stage breast cancer.

Similar Suvival, Tolerability For Adjuvant Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy in Gastric Cancer

Similar Suvival, Tolerability For Adjuvant Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy in Gastric Cancer

Inclusion of radiotherapy with adjuvant chemotherapy improved the rate of survival in D2-resected gastric cancer.

Radiotherapy in Pelvic Cancers Doesn't Increase Risk for Second Cancers

Radiotherapy in Pelvic Cancers Doesn't Increase Risk for Second Cancers

Compared to patients who were treated with surgery alone, radiotherapy didn't increase risk for second cancers in pelvic cancers.

Accelerated Partial Breast Radiotherapy Improves Toxicity, Doesn't Reduce Local Recurrence

Accelerated Partial Breast Radiotherapy Improves Toxicity, Doesn't Reduce Local Recurrence

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Accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) using intensity-modulation radiotherapy (IMRT) does not reduce local breast cancer recurrence.

Efficacy of Definitive Radiotherapy for Base of Tongue Cancer Evaluated

Efficacy of Definitive Radiotherapy for Base of Tongue Cancer Evaluated

Efficacy of definitive radiotherapy for the treatment of patients with base of the tongue cancer in a private practice evaluated.

For Localized Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer, High-Dose Palliative Radiotherapy is Effective

For Localized Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer, High-Dose Palliative Radiotherapy is Effective

High-dose palliative radiotherapy (HDPRT) is efficacious and safe for the treatment of localized castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC).

Proton Beam Therapy for the Treatment of Cancer: Does the Cost Match the Value?

Proton Beam Therapy for the Treatment of Cancer: Does the Cost Match the Value?

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Proton beam therapy (PBT) offers clear dosimetric advantages, but it's not clear that it is superior to less expensive modalities.

ASCO Endorses AUA/ASTRO Treatment Guideline Regarding Radiotherapy After Prostatectomy

ASCO Endorses AUA/ASTRO Treatment Guideline Regarding Radiotherapy After Prostatectomy

ASCO released endorsement of the AUA/ASTRO prostate cancer treatment guideline regarding adjuvant and salvage radiotherapy after prostatectomy.

For Patients With a Positive Sentinel Node in Breast Cancer, Radiotherapy is Comparable to Dissection

For Patients With a Positive Sentinel Node in Breast Cancer, Radiotherapy is Comparable to Dissection

Radiotherapy of the axillary lymph node following a positive sentinel node effective approach in breast cancer.

Cancer Treatment During Pregnancy Called Safe for Child

Cancer Treatment During Pregnancy Called Safe for Child

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Case-control studies found no evidence of neurological or cardiac impairment in children exposed to chemotherapy or radiotherapy in utero.

Radiotherapy in Esophageal Cancer Improves Dysphagia

Radiotherapy in Esophageal Cancer Improves Dysphagia

Similar improvement in dysphagia for radiotherapy alone, chemoradiotherapy.

Patients with Esophageal Cancer Who Receive Radiation Therapy Alone Experience Fewer Swallowing Complications

Patients with Esophageal Cancer Who Receive Radiation Therapy Alone Experience Fewer Swallowing Complications

Patients with advanced esophageal cancer who underwent radiation therapy alone experienced fewer swallowing complications.

For Patients with Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Radiation Therapy Increases Survival

For Patients with Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Radiation Therapy Increases Survival

Patients with lymphoma who receive radiation therapy have an increased survival rate.

C-Reactive Protein Linked to Radiotherapy-Induced Early Adverse Skin Reactions

C-Reactive Protein Linked to Radiotherapy-Induced Early Adverse Skin Reactions

Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in women.

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