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Article ID: 719278

Hippocampal avoidance using IMRT now recommended as standard of care for brain metastases

Northwestern Medicine

Patients with brain metastases who received whole-brain radiotherapy that avoided memory-specific hippocampal neural stem cells experienced preserved cognitive function and reported fewer neurologic symptoms and better cognition over time.

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19-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Taking Baby Aspirin Improves Overall Survival for Patients With Head & Neck, Lung Cancer

Article ID: 719191

Taking Baby Aspirin Improves Overall Survival for Patients With Head & Neck, Lung Cancer

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

In companion presentations at the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting, doctors from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center report new evidence that low-dose aspirin and other anti-inflammatories may improve survival in patients with some head/neck and lung cancers.

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18-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Yale Cancer Center Research Highlighted at ASTRO 2019

Article ID: 719137

Yale Cancer Center Research Highlighted at ASTRO 2019

Yale Cancer Center

Yale Cancer Center (YCC) scientists presented research at the 61st annual American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting in Chicago.

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17-Sep-2019 6:00 PM EDT
Newswise: Racial Disparities in Survival Outcomes Shown in Pediatric Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients

Article ID: 719140

Racial Disparities in Survival Outcomes Shown in Pediatric Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

In what is believed to be the largest dataset study to date examining the role of race on survival outcome for pediatric patients with Hodgkin lymphoma, investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have found that black patients have significantly worse overall survival at five years than white patients when accounting for all available clinical variables.

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17-Sep-2019 4:20 PM EDT

Article ID: 719135

Adding Radiation After Immunotherapy Improves Survival Time for Patients with Advanced Lung Cancer

Yale Cancer Center

The results of a phase II clinical trial by Yale Cancer Center (YCC) researchers show adding high-dose radiation after immunotherapy stops working increases survival time for patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

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17-Sep-2019 3:55 PM EDT
Newswise: Radiation May Lower Potential for Side Effects of CAR T Therapy in Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
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    17-Sep-2019 3:45 PM EDT

Article ID: 718718

Radiation May Lower Potential for Side Effects of CAR T Therapy in Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Treating non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) patients with radiation therapy as an additional treatment while they wait for their CAR T cells to be manufactured may reduce the risk of CAR T therapy side effects once it is administered.

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10-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Radiation therapy effective against deadly heart rhythm

Article ID: 719059

Radiation therapy effective against deadly heart rhythm

Washington University in St. Louis

A single high dose of radiation aimed at the heart significantly reduces episodes of a potentially deadly rapid heart rhythm, according to results of a phase one/two study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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17-Sep-2019 3:05 AM EDT
Newswise: ISPOR Europe 2019 Will Draw 5000+ Global HEOR Leaders to Focus on the Digital Transformation of Healthcare

Article ID: 719040

ISPOR Europe 2019 Will Draw 5000+ Global HEOR Leaders to Focus on the Digital Transformation of Healthcare

ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR—the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced its plenary session and speakers for ISPOR Europe 2019, scheduled for 2-6 November in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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17-Sep-2019 2:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 718992

American Society of Anesthesiologists Hosts ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2019

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Cutting-edge research aimed at improving the patient experience and safety for millions of people undergoing surgeries and seeking acute and chronic pain relief will be showcased at ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2019, the annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), Oct. 19-23, in Orlando.

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16-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Computer Modeling May Improve Understanding of Glaucoma
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    14-Sep-2019 12:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 718250

Computer Modeling May Improve Understanding of Glaucoma

American Physiological Society (APS)

A new mathematical model may help doctors learn more about the risk factors and causes of glaucoma, including the mechanisms affecting blood flow to the eye. The research will be presented today at the American Physiological Society (APS) Conference: Interface of Mathematical Models and Experimental Biology: Role of the Microvasculature in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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5-Sep-2019 7:00 AM EDT

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