Publication date: 2018-06-08 02:15
Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) is a treatment procedure similar to central nervous system (CNS) stereotactic radiosurgery , except that it deals with tumors outside of the CNS. A stereotactic radiation treatment for the body means that a specially designed coordinate-system is used for the exact
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The most important aspect of management of pancreatic cysts is the determination of whether a cyst is benign (and usually needs no treatment) or if it is precancerous or cancerous and must be removed.
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Cirrhosis is a chronic liver disease that causes advanced scarring of liver tissue. The liver can repair many injuries, but cirrhosis is usually irreversible. While it may be caused by any condition that affects the liver, in the . it is commonly associated with viral hepatitis and alcoholism. Other significant causes of cirrhosis include nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis , both associated with the accumulation of fat in the liver, which public health officials speculate may be linked to rising rates of obesity in the .
The Stand Up To Cancer Cancer Research UK Lustgarten Foundation Dream Team of top cancer researchers from the United States and the United Kingdom was named here today to launch a fresh attack on pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest forms of cancer on both sides of the Atlantic.
The drug, which was given the brand name Onivyde, will be used as part of a combination regimen with a two-drug chemotherapy. It was approved for US sale to treat patients with pancreatic cancer that progressed after treatment with a different chemotherapy. Read More.
In certain highly selected circumstances, we may be able to offer SBRT as the modality of choice for patients that have previously received a full dose of external beam radiation therapy and now have recurrent but localized tumors. SBRT is a rapidly maturing technology that requires specialized clinical and technical expertise.
"OncoQR ML, a company developing Next Generation Checkpoint Control Cancer Immunotherapies, today announced that in a preclinical trial in a highly relevant non-human primate (NHP) model its pancreatic cancer vaccine TYG655 was able to induce a strong and clinically relevant immune response. This immune response occurred in all treated individuals within just 7 weeks after a single vaccination. No side-effects were observed.
Different types of cysts contain different types of fluids. For example, pseudocysts that form after an attack of acute pancreatitis contain digestive enzymes such as amylase in high concentrations. Mucinous cysts contain mucus (a proteinaceous liquid) produced by the mucinous cells that form the inside lining of the cyst.