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Flexitron treatment delivery for HDR brachytherapy: UMC Schleswig-Holstein customer testimonial
Radiation oncologists and physicists explain how they use Flexitron® to treat HDR brachytherapy patients. The Flexitron® future-proof afterloading platform is designed to optimally support your clinic’s needs and can play a vital role in treating cancer successfully. http://www.elekta.com/Flexitron https://www.brachyacademy.com
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Imaging Cherenkov emissions for in vivo verification in radiotherapy
Modern radiotherapy techniques rely on complex radiation fields which rapidly change in space and time. Being able to visualise the radiation dose entering and exiting the patient will enable a new level of in-vivo verification. The impact of this work will be to give greater confidence that the planned dose is actually being delivered, enabling real-time detection, and ultimately correction, of discrepancies between the planned and delivered dose. We have shown that a treatment beam from a linear accelerator generates visible Cherenkov light which can be imaged with a standard consumer digital SLR camera. Other groups have generated in vivo movies showing the Cherenkov light emitted as treatment progresses. We propose to build on this previous work and demonstrate the application of Cherenkov imaging for real-time in-vivo verification. Cherenkov imaging allows the radiation field to be imaged in real time and registered to anatomical landmarks. We believe it will be of particular relevance in treatments including electron boost to breast cancer, patient movement correction in paediatric cancer and, perhaps most significantly, imaging to show the radiation field during radiotherapy of lung cancer. This will allow models of lung tumour movement to be constrained to provide more robust compensation for tumour movement. This project will suit a student with an interest in clinical physics. It will involve experimental work and analysis, including registration of Cherenkov imaging to surface anatomy and determining the effect of movement on the treatment plan. The student must have excellent practical, mathematical, and computational skills. Aims and Objectives: (1) Imaging and characterising the accuracy and precision of Cherenkov emissions to determine entrance and exit fields on a static tissue-equivalent phantom. Monte Carlo simulations will be carried out to support these results. (2) Imaging and characterising Cherenkov emissions for real-time imaging of entrance and exit fields on a dynamic tissue-equivalent phantom with realistic movement. (3) Review of promising clinical applications, informed by results from (1) and (2) and discussion with clinical colleagues. Request for ethical approval for patient studies. (4) Clinical studies. Specific applications depend on (3) but likely to be selected from movement compensation in lung cancer, patient movement correction in paediatric cancer, electron boost in breast cancer and field characterisation for extended breath-hold breast radiotherapy (5) Analysis. The power of Cherenkov imaging will be realised when the entrance and exit fields are registered to the (moving) anatomy and to the treatment plan. The University College London EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Medical Imaging
The Balancing Act Goes Pink for Breast Cancer
Today's Special GO PINK Edition is dedicated to raising awareness about early tumor detection and post treatment. Learn about breast density and cancer screening; plus advances in breast reconstruction options. BA2792
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How To Do Hyperthermia at Home | Hyperthermia Treatment At home
How to do Hyperthermia at home. Hyperthermia treatment at home with this dome: Learn more at http://trulyheal.iljmp.com/1/YHT Experimenting with Hyperthermia at Home: After having gone through whole body hyperthermia in Austria with a great success. I wondered what I could do at home to keep high-temperature treatments going to at least some extent. The question is how high in temperature can you get up a home without any professional equipment. During a whole body hyperthermia session, the body is gradual, over a period of about 3-4 hours, heated up to a temperature of 103 to 104 deg F under medical supervision. Hyperthermia treatment at home: This treatment increases the systemic the immune system can then find. These methods are good for hyperthermia treatment. The body. However, the home remedies for hyperthermia given here can do a great help. Hyperthermia can also refer to heat treatment or hyperthermia treatment in which heat. We have this dome sauna at home and the family is using it as a normal. Hyperthermia can be used to reduce the incidence of However it is possible to have whole body hyperthermia in the confines of your own home. Hyperthermia help prevents and destroys cancer cells. Some of these, like overheating baths, should be supervised by a doctor or nurse, but most can be employed in a do-it-yourself manner in your own home. The home remedies for hypothermia treatment given here are safe and true to research. It raises the body temperature and the herbs help. Hypothermia usually occurs when your body's temperature drops down significantly. Although, it is primarily caused by exposure to extreme cold certain. Home Remedies For Hypothermia: You can drink 3-4 cups of tea in an interval of 30-45 minutes for immediate effect. This warm tea is a popular folk remedy in many regions to treat early signs of hypothermia. Make a ginger tea by boiling thinly shredded ginger roots in a cup of water for 2-3 minutes. Hyperthermia commonly occurs as a result of the body being exposed to ultra-cold conditions and an inability to retain heat as fast the body loses it. Hypothermia's earliest stage, mild hypothermia, is the easiest and least complicated to manage. By recognizing its symptoms and most common causes, the effects of mild hypothermia can be treated quickly. Shop Truly Heal Products: http://trulyheal.com/shop/ Subscribe our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/maxAwareness?sub_confirmation=1 ****Follow me: ***** Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/trulyhealnow Twitter: https://twitter.com/TrulyHeal Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/trulyheal/ Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/+MAXawareness https://youtu.be/lZh2VxJz7-c
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TRACO 2017: Radiation oncology and Topoisomerase
TRACO 2017: Radiation oncology and Topoisomerase Air date: Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 4:00:00 PM Category: TRACO Runtime: 01:52:22 Description: Translational Research in Clinical Oncology (TRACO) Recent advances in understanding cancer biology are beginning to be translated into improvements in diagnosis and treatment of cancer. In the post-genome era, we increasingly rely on strong collaboration between basic and clinical scientists to develop novel approaches for treatment of human disease. The NCI Center for Cancer Research (CCR) is one of the largest cancer research organizations in the world, with more than 200 principal investigators, and has played a major role in developing and implementing many new technologies, such as nanotechnology, next generation sequencing, genomics and proteomics. For more information go to http://ccr.cancer.gov/training/trainee-resources/courses-workshops/traco Author: Elizabeth Nichols, MD, University of Maryland Medical Center and Yves Pommier, M.D., Ph.D., Center for Cancer Research, NCI, NIH Permanent link: https://videocast.nih.gov/launch.asp?23504
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Selinia--State-of-the-art 3D Mammography
An informative video detailing how 3D mammography/tomosynthesis works
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TRACO 2016: Radiation oncology and Small molecules
TRACO 2016: Radiation oncology and Small molecules Air date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 4:00:00 PM Category: TRACO Runtime: 01:49:40 Description: Radiation oncology and Small molecules For more information go to http://ccr.cancer.gov/trainee-resources-courses-workshops-traco Author: E. Nichols, MD., University of Maryland and Anton Simeonov, Ph.D.,NIH Permanent link: https://videocast.nih.gov/launch.asp?19919
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