Navigation Links
Booster Dose Of Radiotherapy Beneficial In Early Breast Cancer

A booster dose of radiotherapy may be beneficial in early stage of breast cancer, according to researchers. This could help prevent the cancer// from progressing to a deadlier form, they reported in The Lancet Oncology journal.

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) occurs in the duct cells lining the milk ducts. This is a form of pre-cancer that is still confined to the ducts and has not spread outside. The usual way of treating such a pre-cancer is surgery and radiotherapy. Sometimes mastectomy may also be necessary.

"First, not using radiotherapy in young patients with DCIS resulted in an unacceptable number of women having their cancer return and second, these patients benefit from an additional boost dose," said lead author Guenther Gruber of the Kantonsspital in Aarau, Switzerland.

the study analyzed the prognosis of 373 women of 45 years old or younger. All women had been treated in 18 different institutes worldwide. "Our findings clearly suggest that the radiation dose is very important for local tumor control for patients with DCIS aged 45 years or younger," Gruber said.

Around one-sixth of the patients had surgery and radiotherapy, while the rest had radiotherapy plus a booster. The risk of a relapse decreased with each successive dose of radiation. The researchers admit that more research is needed to confirm the findings.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Need for Hepatitis Booster Questioned
2. Booster dose not required for Hepatitis B Vaccination
3. Booster Dose for Chickenpox Vaccine Recommended
4. Radiotherapy helps in colon cancer
5. Drug TEMODAL and Radiotherapy for brain cancer treatment
6. Link between Obesity and Post-Radiotherapy Outcome in Prostate Cancer Patients
7. Patients Receiving Treatment with Radiotherapy Might trigger Security Alarms
8. Recurrence of bowel cancer cut down by Radiotherapy
9. Radiotherapy Centers in Scotland Undergo Inspection
10. Self-Management Program Beneficial for Back Pain
11. Self-Management Program Beneficial for Back Pain
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:8/23/2017)... ... August 23, 2017 , ... Arizona ... hospitals nationally that earned the designation of High Performing Hospitals by U.S. News ... performing indicates a hospital was significantly better than the national average in a ...
(Date:8/23/2017)... ... August 23, 2017 , ... ... Golden Bridge Awards® - for Risk Management Solution Innovations and Security Solution for ... online platform released in 2017 and its DHS SAFETY Act-designated enterprise security assessment ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... ... August 22, 2017 , ... The ... health is as simple as eating healthy foods. But this well-known piece of ... making insulin, or breaking apart carbohydrates—depends not only on properties of the food ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... ... August 22, 2017 , ... Nurses at Apple Rehab Watch ... Cove, recently received training and certification in Closed Pulse Irrigation™ (CPI) for ... five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, to have a CPI ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... ... August 22, 2017 , ... “Covert ... the creation of published author, Julianne Hale, a consultant for the Intelligence Community. ... counter-terrorism expert focusing on the Near East region. Julianne has written hundreds ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/7/2017)... Aug. 7, 2017 Insightin Health, provider ... retention, and engagement, announced the selection of ... Product Development, effective as of February 2017. In this ... implementation strategy for our clients. Wood brings with ... consulting and business analytics within the healthcare industry. ...
(Date:8/7/2017)... DUBLIN , Aug. 7, 2017  Endo International ... has reached agreements to resolve virtually all known U.S. ... in discussions to resolve the known remaining U.S. claims ... installment payments beginning in the fourth quarter of 2017 ... part of its second quarter 2017 results, the Company ...
(Date:8/2/2017)... , Aug. 2, 2017 Fenita ... Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Professional in the ... Account Manager at Turing Pharmaceuticals, AG. Her skills ... and relationship building.                ... than 25 years of experience as a highly ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: