News and Research

Oligometastasis: a Curative Subset of Metastatic Disease

The concept of oligometastasis has important implications for cancer treatment because patients with limited numbers of metastasis previously thought by some clinicians to be incurable might be cured with local cancer treatments such as radiotherapy or surgery.

 

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Extracranial Oligometastases: A Subset of Metastases Curable With Stereotactic Radiotherapy

SBRT or SABR has demonstrated favorable rates of local control for primary and metastatic tumors and provides a treatment option for deep-seated tumors or for those who cannot undergo surgery.

 

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Robotic image-guided reirradiation of lateral pelvic recurrences

Stereotactic radiotherapy can offer a short and well-tolerated treatment for lateral pelvic recurrences in previously irradiated areas in patients otherwise not treatable.

 

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The median isn't the message

The Median Isn't the Message by Stephen Jay Gould - an empowering personal story of statistics and cancer.

 

IMRT reduces side effects, also improves outcomes

Study finds more targeted form of radiation improves survival in patients with head and neck cancers