News tagged with radiation treatment

Reducing cancer patients' painful treatment

A NASA technology originally developed for plant growth experiments on space shuttle missions has successfully reduced the painful side effects resulting from chemotherapy and radiation treatment in bone marrow ...

Mar 04, 2011
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Indirect path to attack breast cancer stem cells found

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a potential new way of attacking breast cancer stem cells, the small number of cells in a tumor that fuel its growth and ...

Jan 18, 2011
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Decades after childhood radiation, thyroid cancer a concern

When children are exposed to head and neck radiation, whether due to cancer treatment or multiple diagnostic CT scans, the result is an increased risk of thyroid cancer for the next 58 years or longer, according to University ...

Dec 16, 2010
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