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Radiation for prostate cancer does not cause continuous sexual decline


January 6th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A new study has shown that sexual function in prostate cancer patients receiving external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) decreases within the first two years after treatment but then ... Read more...

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Radiation therapy can boost longevity in rare pancreatic cancer patients


November 21st, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): People with rare pancreatic cancer, called pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (PNTs), might live longer if treated with radiation therapy, says a study.The researchers found that this method is effective ... Read more...

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Radiation can prevent cancer relapse after surgery


November 6th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 6 (IANS) High-risk melanoma patients who are treated with radiation after surgery have a significantly lower risk of their cancer returning to the lymph nodes, compared to those patients who ... Read more...

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Hormone therapy ups death risk for prostate cancer patients with heart disease


August 26th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Prostate cancer patients, who also suffer from heart conditions, have increased death risk if they undergo hormone therapy, revealed a study led by an Indian-origin scientist.Dr. Akash Nanda, ... Read more...

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Seed implants suitable treatment option for prostate cancer patients of all ages


August 4th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): Seed implants may be a suitable prostate cancer treatment option for men of all ages, as a new study conducted by scientists at The Feinstein Institute for Medical ... Read more...

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New approach may help treat patients whose breast cancer spread to spines


February 23rd, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Researchers from University of California, Irvine, have suggested a new approach that may offer a safer and more convenient treatment for patients whose breast cancer spread to ... Read more...

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Family history of prostate cancer does not affect outcomes of seed implant therapy


January 3rd, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 3 (ANI): A new study has revealed that a first-degree family history of prostate cancer does not have any impact on the treatment outcomes of patients treated with brachytherapy, ... Read more...

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Cancer treatment by linear accelerator is a reality now


October 5th, 2008 - 11:48 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby Ramakant The first patient was successfully treated by the state-of-the-art technology in radiotherapy – linear accelerator, which began functioning last week at RR Cancer Institute and Research Centre, Sri Ram Murti ... Read more...

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4-month course of hormone treatment may delay prostate cancer growth by 8 years


January 3rd, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California - San Francisco (UCSF) have suggested that just four months of hormonal therapy could delay prostate cancer growth by up to eight ... Read more...

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