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Radiation Therapy (INACTIVE)

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  • Radiation exposure and the effects on human health

    Radiation exposure and the effects on human health
    As engineers have fought to avert a meltdown at the earthquake- and tsunami-crippled Fukushima No. 1 (Daiichi) power plant, nuclear authorities have reported that spikes of radiation have escaped from the facility at levels that can be dangerous to...
  • My Turn: Carrying on in the wake of tragedy

    My Turn: Carrying on in the wake of tragedy
    I like to help people. Tell me what's wrong, and I'll take on anyone and anything to try to make it better. Then news came about a boy, and everything changed. A family in our community lost their teenage son when he fell from the fifth-floor balcony...
  • My Turn: Radiation patients share a survivor's song

    My Turn: Radiation patients share a survivor's song
    There is dancing today in the radiation waiting room. Upright and youthful-looking despite his lined face, the smiling man jitterbugs with any woman who accepts his courteously offered hand. The music he provides by way of a small radio, turned low so as...
  • With prostate cancer treatment, who you see is often what you get

     
    If you visit a Chevy dealer to buy a new car, the odds are pretty good that he is not going to recommend that you purchase a Ford. And he is even more likely not to recommend that you hang......
  • Embryonic stem cells may restore brains damaged by radiation

     
    Scientists at UC Irvine and UC San Francisco have found a potential new use for human embryonic stem cells – helping cancer patients recover the cognitive function lost when their brains are treated with radiation. People with tumors in their......