Most Recent Articles by Kathy Boltz, PhD
Partial breast irradiation (APBI) with proton therapy, as opposed to whole breast irradiation (WBI), may prove more affordable and have a more beneficial length of treatment for patients with early stage breast cancer.
Patients with non-small lung cancer (NSCLC) that received postoperative radiation therapy (PORT) lived an average of 4 months longer, when compared with patients who had the same disease progression and treatment criteria.
Less than 20 percent of top-ranked health sites advise against screening for prostate cancer, a recommendation made by the USPSTF.
Circulating tumor cells can be detected well before the cancer becomes detectable on computed tomography (CT), according to new research, opening the possibility of early eradication of the primary cancer site.
Excellent long-term, local control for medically inoperable, early stage lung cancer patients is possible, according to a review of data from an institutional patient registry on stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT).
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The Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO) and co-researchers issue a report card on complementary therapies for breast cancerNov 17,2014
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