Cancer patients needing radiation treatment often get small tattoos marking the exact placement for the equipment delivering the treatment. Those marks remain after radiation ends, unless removed by a professional.
Cancer treatments can be particular difficult, especially when raising a family. That’s where a Coatesville non-profit organization called “Cuddle My Kids” comes in.
I like to call it the merging of science fiction with medicine: scientists call it nanotechnology. For some, it represents great hope.
Researchers found that patients on intermittent therapy for prostate cancer had a 10-20% increase in the risk of death.
Cancer treatment has advanced dramatically over the last 15 years. For instance, many of the treatments today actually attack the cancer cells in a more targeted approach which helps eliminate side effects.
New Jersey State Senator Diane Allen, the former longtime Philadelphia TV anchor, has fought back from an aggressive cancer, and wants to get the word out for others to do likewise.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has sanctioned a doctor who performed nearly 100 botched prostate cancer procedures at Philadelphia’s VA Medical Center.