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Long Term Side Effects Of Radiation Therapy by Shilah C. Azib Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 5:27pm The long-term side effects of radiation therapy are occurred according to the type of treatments patient receives. While taking treatment of radiation therapy, a patient has to suffer from long term side effects like those that swelling named as edema. In this swelling, because of the general inflammation, there is an occurrence of the swelling ... Read on »
Side Effects Of Radiation Therapy by Shilah C. Azib Posted Mon 03 May 2010 11:32pm The side effects of radiation therapy are separated according to type of radiation treatment. Therefore, the side effects are distinguished as acute radiation therapy side effects, general symptoms of radiation side effects, organ specific side effects and late radiation therapy side effects. The radiation therapy side- effects ... Read on »
Ketone Bodies to Protect Tissues from Damage by Ionizing Radiation by nih.gov Posted Mon 11 Mar 2013 8:00pm Description of Invention: The invention relates to methods of using ketogenic compounds to protect against the adverse effects of radiation exposure, including ionizing radiation tissue damage. NIH inventors have discovered that ketone esters can be used to reduce tissue damage if administered before or after exposure to radi ... Read on »
Dose For Radiation Therapy by Shilah C. Azib Posted Thu 02 Sep 2010 9:00am Dose for radiation therapy has helped to improve outcomes for people with cancers and tumors. The dose for radiation therapy is helpful in treating lung cancer, breast cancer and prostate cancer. This treatment is also helpful for people those are affected from gynecologic, genital and urinary system diseases. There are many pro ... Read on »
The Negative Effects Of Radiation On The Parotid Glands by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 25 Dec 2013 7:00pm Babak Larian, MD, FACS, Director of the CENTER for Advanced Parotid Surgery in Los Angeles, recently released an article in which he explains the possible side effects of head and neck radiation on the parotid glands. In an article recently published on ParotidMD.com entitled “Effects of Head and Neck Radiation on the Parotid Glands,” Bab ... Read on »
Horrible radiation injuries in NYC - One more reason Plastic Surgeons do not like radiation therapy by Dr. Robert O. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 24 Jan 2010 10:30am The bane of existence for plastic surgeons who treat breast cancer is the deliverence of external beam radiation (XRT) after surgery. It creates a hostile environment in the tissue exacerbating stiffening of the skin and scar formation. Above all else, it is the most disruptive factor for getting good results from breast reconstruction surgery. ... Read on »
BARDA supports development of new drugs to treat radiation injury by Health & Human Services Posted Mon 01 Aug 2011 1:01am New contracts fund drugs to treat gastrointestinal tract injuries of acute radiation syndrome The first two contracts for advanced development of drugs to treat gastrointestinal (GI) tract injuries associated with acute radiation syndrome were awarded today by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Serv ... Read on »
Probiotic Protects Intestine From Radiation Injury by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Wed 16 Nov 2011 8:34pm Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown that taking a probiotic before radiation therapy can protect the intestine from damage — at least in mice. The new study suggests that taking a probiotic also may help cancer patients avoid intestinal injury, a common problem in those receiving radiation therapy ... Read on »
How to minmise radiation injury in cath lab ? The importance of less appreciated “ALARA”concept . by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 04 Feb 2010 8:08am There are millions of  articles in cardiology . Some  simply  occupy   valuable spaces without any purpose  . Some give us knowledge . Some enlighten  us. While few are  so vital it is almost a crime  if we do not read such articles and apply  it in day to day  practice . This an article  written by Henri Justino that has a immense impo ... Read on »
Three-Week Course of Breast Radiation May Be as Effective as Conventional Five to Seven Week Course for Early Breast Cancers, Sa by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm /PRNewswire/ -- According to a study presented November 4, 2009, at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), a shortened, more intensive course of radiation given to the whole breast, along with an extra dose of radiation given to the surgical bed of the tumor (concomitant boost), has been shown to result ... Read on »