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When radiation therapy causes heart disease

It has been known for almost a century that thoracic radiotherapy can cause damage to the heart.[2] However, the first…

Women treated for precursor of breast cancer can expect to live as long as other women

Women over 50 who have been treated for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) are more likely to be alive ten…

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When radiation therapy causes heart disease

It has been known for almost a century that thoracic radiotherapy can cause damage to the heart.[2] However, the first…

Social media at medical congresses

The American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Congress dedicated a special-interest session on social media in 2016, called ‘Social Media…

European cancer patients call for more access to innovation in oncology

At the European Cancer Congress 2017 in Amsterdam, the European Cancer Patient Coalition launched a new white paper on the…

Women treated for precursor of breast cancer can expect to live as long as other women

Women over 50 who have been treated for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) are more likely to be alive ten…

Twice-daily radiation therapy cuts deaths from head and neck cancer

Treating head and neck cancer patients with a twice-daily radiation therapy combined with chemotherapy could save more lives, according to…