Items Tagged ‘radiation’

January 8, 2018

Head and Neck Cancer Patients at Risk of Cognitive Problems Following Treatment

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CancerConnect News: Patients who survive head and neck cancer may be more likely to experience declines in mental function according to the results of a recent study. The findings are drawn from cognitive assessments for 80 survivors of head and neck cancer compared to a control group of 40 otherwise similar people who didn’t have […]

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Tags: chemo brain, Chemotherapy, cognitive function, Head and Neck Cancer, News, radiation


March 9, 2016

Shorter Radiation Schedule Effective in Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

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Men with low-grade prostate cancer have the same long-term outcomes when they are treated with a shorter radiation schedule, compared to those treated with a longer, conventional radiation schedule. These results were recently presented at the 2016 annual Genitourinary Cancers Symposium. Low-grade prostate cancer refers to cancer that has not spread to distant sites in […]

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Tags: clinical trial, hypofractionated, Prostate Cancer, radiation