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ASTRO provides new guidance on the use of external beam radiation therapy for primary liver cancers

6 days ago   |   By News Medical

A new clinical guideline from the American Society for Radiation Oncology provides guidance on the use of radiation therapy to treat adult patients with primary liver cancers using external beam radiation therapy .
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Novel insights about dopamine can help find better drugs for Parkinson's patients

7 days ago   |   By News Medical

New findings provide a better understanding of how the synthesis of dopamine is regulated in the brain. It may shed new light on the mechanism behind diseases such as Parkinson's.
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New study reveals why obesity increases the risk of developing cancer

7 days ago   |   By News Medical

Obesity increases the risk of developing more than a dozen types of cancer. A new study from the University of Bergen in Norway can now answer why this is.
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New type of blood test can be used to detect cancers as well as metastatic disease

7 days ago   |   By News Medical

A publication by University of Oxford researchers describes a new minimally invasive and inexpensive blood test that can identify cancer in patients with non-specific symptoms.
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VIDEO: Corboy Lecturer discusses thermal keratoplasty technique for presbyopia

VIDEO: Corboy Lecturer discusses thermal keratoplasty technique for presbyopia

WAIKOLOA, Hawaii - Marguerite B. McDonald, MD, a corneal refractive surgeon at OCLI Vision, discussed a thulium laser-based presbyopia correction technique from her Philip M... Read more ...

The 2021 HSC student honour roll

Find every student who achieved a band 6 or E4 in the 2021 HSC. Read more ...

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New Mexico asks Guard to sub for sick teachers amid omicron

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FDA grants fast track designation to natural killer cell therapy for GI cancers

FDA grants fast track designation to natural killer cell therapy for GI cancers

The FDA granted fast track designation to CYNK-101, a natural killer cell-based therapy for treatment of advanced HER2/neu-positive gastric or gastroesophageal junction... Read more ...

Libtayo effective in killing HCC tumors prior to resection

Libtayo effective in killing HCC tumors prior to resection

Neoadjuvant immunotherapy Libtayo administered before surgical resection led to tumor necrosis in about one-third of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, according to data... Read more ...