News tagged ‘Radiation’ clear
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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