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When the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic in March of 2020, the world quickly became more concerned about protecting their health. However, despite these concerns, visits to doctor’s offices and emergency rooms in the U.S....
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Cancer treatments vary by patient based on the type of cancer they have as well as how advanced it is. Medical treatments aimed to kill cancer cells or remove the cancer include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and/or surgery. But cancer affects more...
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Drive down any street in America and you are bound to find a house or business honoring healthcare workers by displaying hearts in their windows or yards. These hearts have been there for months, showing solidarity during a time when we need it most....
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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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“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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