Clinical Aromatherapy
Stress and anxiety are unavoidable for cancer patients. From diagnosis to treatment to survivorship, patients may experience varying levels of stress. In fact, studies show that up to 49% of patients attending radiation therapy could...
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On the surface, the role of the medical dosimetrist sounds a little intimidating, a Spock-like personality focused purely on numbers and science. After all - these are the people whose calculations ensure that your cancer gets radiated with the...
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Industry Trends
“Everything takes much longer, nothing is simple.” Words from Shalom Klnicki, chairman of the radiation oncology department at Montefiore Medical Center, who spoke in a webinar hosted by the Radiosurgery Society last week. COVID-19 has forced major...
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In these uncertain times of COVID-19, it has become necessary to come up with ways in which to cope with the abundance of changes happening to our daily lives. Those changes can often lead to feelings of stress and anxiety, something both cancer...
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Over the past five years or so, an emerging technique called FLASH radiation therapy is thought by many to be the biggest finding in radiotherapy history. “FLASH radiotherapy involves the ultra-fast delivery of radiation treatment at dose rates...
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It's fairly common knowledge that being active is good for helping you stay healthy, but now cancer researchers are finding that your activity level during treatment can actually help improve your outcome. As a result, using a step counter or...
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Tattoos play an important role in treating cancer by ensuring the treatment plan is as accurate as possible. But for some patients, it’s a daily reminder of a dark experience. Martha Carlson was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in January...
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Patient Experience
Each year, an estimated 650,0000 cases of head and neck cancers are diagnosed worldwide. Many of those diagnosed will receive radiation oncology as either their primary treatment or as an adjunct to surgical treatment of the cancer. ...
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Patient Experience
Laughter really is the best medicine. Humor has the power to change a patient’s perspective, make a tough treatment easier, and lighten up even the most difficult/vulnerable situations. In October, Beekley Medical announced the "Laughingest LINAC...
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