Archives: December 2016

  • Radiotherapy Boosts Prostate Cancer Survivability Years Down the Road

    December 25, 2016
    The American Cancer Society anticipates about 180,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States over the next year. About 26,000 men will die from the disease. When caught in its earliest phases, prostate cancer has a tremendously high survival rate. For those who require more aggressive treatment to tackle the disease, research is showing more
  • Trimodal Therapy Underused in Rectal Cancer Treatment

    December 14, 2016
    Increasing the odds for survival of rectal cancer patients is the point behind a three-step treatment process that begins and ends with chemoradiotherapy. While the increased likelihood of survival is significant when trimodal therapy is used, research is showing that only about half of eligible patients actually go through the entire process. The therapy in question involves the use more

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