News tagged with brain radiation

Cellphone cancer warning falls lightly on US ears

(AP) -- News last week that an arm of the World Health Organization said cellphones might raise the risk of brain cancer has been greeted by Americans mostly with a shrug of the shoulder - one that's pinning ...

dateJun 06, 2011 in Health
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Functional boost for magnetic resonance imaging

Over the last few years, researchers have used a type of brain scanning, known as functional magnetic resonance imaging fMRI, to help them map changes in blood flow in the brain and to correlate this with thoughts and behavior. ...

dateJan 18, 2011 in Medical research
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Photons vs. protons for treatment of spinal cord gliomas

A study comparing the long-term outcomes of patients with spinal-cord tumors following radiation therapy suggests that certain subsets of patients have better long-term survival. It also suggests that photon-based radiation ...

dateDec 22, 2010 in Cancer
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