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News tagged ‘Radiation’ clear

  • Lurie Family Imaging Center will help researchers study tumors at the molecular level without the need for biopsy, using specially designed MRI, CT, PET, ultrasound and optical scanners.

Tags: Radiation

  • Dana-Farber researchers discovered that levels of cyclin D1, which allow cancer cells to proliferate abnormally, also help the cells to quickly repair DNA damage caused by radiation treatments, making the tumors resistant to the therapy.

Tags: Radiation

  • A combination of two drugs may alleviate radiation sickness in people who have been exposed to high levels of radiation, even when the therapy is given a day after the exposure occurred, according to a study led by scientists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Children's Hospital Boston

Tags: BasicResearch, Radiation

  • A new report showing that breast cancer patients treated with low doses of radiation therapy have a heightened risk of heart disease suggests that physicians need to work with patients before, during, and after treatment to minimize that risk.

Tags: BreastCancer, Radiation, Survivorship

  • An altered radiation treatment schedule for the most common and lethal form of brain cancer extended survival times a new study by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and other organizations has shown.

Tags: Radiation, BrainTumors

  • Almost 90 percent of children treated for low-grade gliomas are alive 20 years later and few die from the tumor as adults. However, children whose treatment included radiation had significantly lower long-term survival rates.

Tags: ChildhoodCancer, Radiation, BrainTumors

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