A clinical trial in head and neck cancer explored ways to improve clinical outcomes for patients. Although the trial failed, researchers found insight into new ways to address treatment resistance.
By raising awareness about the correlation between increased radiation exposure and cardiac events, average doses were reduced without minimizing cancer treatment.
The trial advances basic science research on the relationship between purine levels and treatment resistance to develop new treatment options for patients.
A multi-center study found that breast cancer patients experienced less pain and skin irritation when a more complex form of treatment planning was used for radiation.
Statewide quality improvement project reduced excessive radiation treatments for bone metastases by 80%
The effort by the Michigan Radiation Oncology Quality Consortium reduced unnecessary medical procedures, and saved the time and resources of patients and families.
A new study finds that significant symptoms in young and Black patients are more likely to be under-recognized.