How Cancer Clinical Trials Have Changed Since COVID-19
The Covid-19 pandemic turned the world upside down in 2020. Arguably, the medical community was one of the hardest hit populations. Everyone from patients to doctors had their lives affected in some...
FLASH Radiotherapy, Could it be a Game Changer in Cancer Treatment?
Genome mapping, pacemakers monitored via Bluetooth, and epilepsy drugs printed by 3D printers are some recent medical advancements that you may or may not have heard of. They all seem like something...
Radiation Oncology Leaders Sound Alarm on New CMS Payment Model
When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began exploring the concept of an episode-based payment methodology for radiation oncology services in 2014, oncology providers immediately...
Is Targeted Intraoperative Radiotherapy Treatment the Future for Treating Breast Cancer?
As someone whose father has gone through conventional external beam radiotherapy (EBRT), I can tell you that the physical and emotional toll it takes on patients and their caregivers is no easy...
A Tsunami of Cancer: Fallout from Pandemic-Delayed Screening and Treatment
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...
Medical Distancing -The Collateral Damage of the COVID19 Pandemic
The problem with pandemics is that other diseases don't take a back seat to it or go away. Sadly this fact is coming to light as the medical community estimates that anywhere from one-third to...
How Oncology Centers are Managing Treatment in the Age of COVID-19
“Everything takes much longer, nothing is simple.”
Online Yoga: The “New Normal” for Cancer Patients and Survivors
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...
FLASH Radiotherapy, Is it Too Good to be True?
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...
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