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Article ID: 702622

Image Release: ALMA Maps Europa’s Temperature

National Radio Astronomy Observatory

A new series of four images of Europa taken with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) has helped astronomers create the first global thermal map of this cold satellite of Jupiter.

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Article ID: 702619

Biomarker blood test accurately confirms remission in patients with HPV-associated oral cancer

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

A highly sensitive blood test that detects minute traces of cancer-specific DNA has been shown to accurately determine whether patients with HPV-related oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) are free from cancer following radiation therapy. Findings will be presented today at the 60th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).

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Article ID: 702596

Physicist Takes Cues from Artificial Intelligence

Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

In the world of computing, there’s a groundswell of excitement for what is perceived as the impending revolution in artificial intelligence. Like the industrial revolution in the 19th century and the digital revolution in the 20th, the AI revolution is expected to change the way we live and work. Now, Cristiano Fanelli aims to bring the AI revolution to nuclear physics.

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Article ID: 702538

Radiation/Cisplatin Combination Established as Standard of Care for HPV-Related Head and Neck Cancer

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

Combinations of radiation and chemotherapy drugs have been shown to cure HPV-related head and neck cancer with a high success rate. A new phase III trial has now determined that cisplatin chemotherapy, combined with radiation therapy, produces the best results and should be considered the standard of care. Findings will be presented in a news briefing Tuesday at 3pm ET from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting.

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Article ID: 702534

Combined therapy including pelvic lymph node radiation provides significant benefit for prostate cancer patients

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

The first report of a large international clinical trial shows that, for men who show signs of prostate cancer after surgical removal of their prostates, extending radiation therapy to the pelvic lymph nodes combined with adding short-term hormone therapy to standard treatment can extend the amount of time before their cancer spreads. Findings will be presented in a news briefing today at noon ET from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting.

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Radiation Therapy Outcomes Better for African-American Prostate Cancer Patients Than Caucasian Patients

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

While popular beliefs and population data suggest that African-American men are at higher risk of dying from prostate cancer than Caucasian men, a new analysis of genetic data from a large prospective registry and clinical data from several randomized trials indicates that African-American patients may have comparatively higher cure rates when treated with radiation therapy. Findings will be presented in a news briefing today at noon ET from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting.

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Men with low- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer can safely benefit from fewer, higher-dose radiation treatments

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) is a safe and effective treatment for men with low- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer, according to a long-term, multi-institutional study. The study clears the way for patients who may wish to shorten their course of treatment without fear of increasing their risk for severe, adverse side effects. Findings will be presented in a news briefing today at noon ET from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting.

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High-dose, high-precision radiation therapy safe and effective for kidney cancer patients with only one kidney

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

Treatment of renal cell carcinoma with stereotactic radiation therapy is as safe and effective for patients with one kidney as it is for those who have two, according to an analysis of the largest-ever, international dataset of solitary kidney patients to receive this emerging treatment. Findings will be presented in a news briefing today at noon ET from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting.

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