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Israeli Company Set To Begin Testing New Radiation Cancer Therapy

In Clinical Trials by Barbara Jacoby

By: Robin Seaton Jefferson sFrom: forbes.com An Israeli medical technology company is set to begin testing its new radiation cancer therapy in leading medical centers in Italy. The Alpha DaRT (Dіffusіng Alpha-emіtters Radіatіon Therapy) device delivers high-precision alpha radiation that is released when radioactive substances decay inside the tumor and kills cancer cells while sparing the surrounding healthy tissue, the …

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New therapy reduces treatment time for breast cancer patients

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Source: Ivanhoe News Service From: abc7chicago.com The American Cancer Society estimates more than a quarter million people will be diagnosed with breast cancer in the U.S. this year. Many of them will get weeks of radiation after surgery. A new option that eliminates that extra treatment time for early stage patients. Judy Collins was 80 when she learned she had …