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Portable device offers alternative treatment for GBM patients

Apr 11, 2016

Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most common form of primary brain cancer diagnosed in adults and expected to affect more than 12,000 individuals in the U.S. this year alone, according to the American Brain Tumor Association. For those who are diagnosed with GBM, there have traditionally been ve...

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Device found to reduce chemotherapy-induced pain

May 02, 2014

An estimated 30 to 40 percent of cancer patients treated with chemotherapy experience pain, according to the National Cancer Institute. Known as chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN), CIPN can produce sharp pains, numbness, tingling and or burning sensations in the hands and feet of canc...

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VCU Massey introduces new, high-tech radiation technology to improve cancer care

Aug 28, 2013

VCU Massey Cancer Center has made a significant investment in improving the region’s cancer care by becoming the only cancer care provider in Richmond to utilize the TrueBeam™ linear accelerator. This advanced machine made by Varian Medical Systems incorporates the latest image-guided radiation ther...

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New technology could detect liver cancer from a simple blood sample

Apr 02, 2012

New technology from ApoCell, Inc. that can detect liver cancer cells circulating in a patient’s bloodstream may remove the need for potentially dangerous liver biopsies, be used as a screening tool and, ultimately, speed up drug development, according to a pilot study presented this week by Virginia...

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