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Cancer survivor/researcher receives NIH grant to reduce cancer treatment side effects

Michigan scientist receives prestigious NIH grant to study and ideally develop new treatment and screening tests for radiation cystitis, a painful side effect that can occur as a result of cancer treatment.
19-Jun-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Doctor Teams with Beaumont and GVSU: Invents Lifesaving Cough-Assist Device

Bassel Salman, M.D., wanted to create an affordable, portable machine to help people unable to cough. The Commercialization Center and Grand Valley students helped him transform his idea into a promising medical device.
11-Jun-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Beaumont Researchers Invent New Mode of Proton Treatment for Lung Cancer

Beaumont’s proton therapy team presented research on a new treatment for patients with lung cancer at a recent ESTRO conference in Spain.
16-May-2018 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Family Grateful 5-Year-Old Son’s Brain Tumor Treated with Proton Therapy

After most of Hudson's brain tumor was surgically removed, his parents turned to a medical super power - protons, to destroy his cancer cells.
13-Apr-2018 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites


California Man’s Research Leads Him to Beaumont’s Proton Therapy Center in Michigan

The results of his MRI shocked Tracy Clifford, 58. The images showed a baseball-sized tumor on the base of his spine. Back then, he was unaware of the 2,400 mile journey he’d be undertaking – traveling to Beaumont Health in Michigan to seek...
5-Apr-2018 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Treating Prostate Cancer with Combination of External and Internal Radiation Beneficial

While there are many treatment options for men with prostate cancer, a recent national study published in JAMA compared the effectiveness of treatments for high-risk prostate cancer.
23-Mar-2018 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

50-Year-Old Woman Thrives in Exercise Boot Camp, Refuses to Let Pacemaker Hold Her Back

Julie Work always ate healthy and exercised regularly. Then, she passed out behind the wheel, went to a cardiologist and learned she needed a pacemaker. After recovery, she signed up for exercise boot camp and pushed herself to the limit. She needed...
7-Mar-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


New Gel Reduces Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatment

Radiation therapy is a popular and effective treatment for many men with prostate cancer, and now a temporary gel offers greater protection for organs at risk during treatments.
23-Jan-2018 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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