Thursday, 26 April 2018

Positioning during cancer radiation may be key to heart risks

New research has shown that patients with lung or throat cancer can increasing effectiveness of radiotherapy due to positioning of treatment.  According to Dr. Corinne Johnson, PhD student at Manchester Cancer Research Center in England, "even very small [positioning] errors can have a major impact on patients' survival chances, particularly when tumors are close to a vital organ like the heart.

To read more about this study, click here.

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