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Is Radiation Therapy in Early-Stage Breast Cancer Always Necessary?

February 01, 2015

Women diagnosed with early-stage breast disease have a variety of decisions to make regarding their treatment options. For example, some women may be eligible for breast-conserving surgery, which typically includes a lumpectomy followed by radiation.

Radiotherapy's Immunologic Properties Offer Paradigm-Changing Potential

December 23, 2014

Radiation-driven immunotherapy (RDI) is an exciting area of research where evidence is accumulating suggesting that this biological process may have important ramifications for the future of clinical radiotherapy.

Radium-223: Sequence or Overlay in Advanced Prostate Cancer (mCRPC)?

May 23, 2014

According to the National Cancer Institute, 238,598 new cases of prostate cancer will have been diagnosed in 2013. More than 90% of men with symptomatic metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) have radiologic evidence of metastasis to bone either on technetium SPECT or sodium fluoride PET/CT bone scan.

Community Urologist Makes Mark in Research: An Interview with Neal D. Shore, MD

December 20, 2013

It's almost as if Neal D. Shore, MD, was destined to conduct research, regardless of the path he took to get into the field. Translational researchers developing treatments for cancer are often based at large academic institutions.