News tagged with radiation oncology

Radiation after mastectomy underused, study finds

While radiation therapy is common after breast conserving surgery, it's much less frequent after mastectomy, even among women for whom it would have clear life-saving benefit. This is according to a new study from researchers ...

dateMar 29, 2010 in Cancer
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Shutting out soft tissue cancers in the cold

Cryotherapy, an interventional radiology treatment to freeze cancer tumors, may become the treatment of the future for cancer that has metastasized in soft tissues (such as ovarian cancer) and in bone tumors. Such patients ...

dateMar 16, 2010 in Cancer
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Freezing out breast cancer

Interventional radiologists have opened the door to an encouraging potential future treatment for the nearly 200,000 women who are diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States each year: image-guided, multiprobe cryotherapy. ...

dateMar 16, 2010 in Cancer
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