HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
4D proton therapy, radiation-resistant tumors, interpreting medical images

ant Secretary of Washington State's Division of Environmental Health, will describe emergency preparedness and terrorism response training for professionals at the statewide level. On Thursday, July 28, at 10:00 AM, Debra McBaugh, the chairperson of the Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors, will discuss how medical physicists have unique skills that can assist states in terrorism response. McBaugh was part of the State of Washington's team that participated in a national exercise that included responding to a simulated dirty bomb attack. Other sessions throughout the week cover topics such as how Medicare and Medicaid reform are affecting insurance reimbursement of radiological procedures, medical errors, the impact of recent Nuclear Regulatory Commission training and experience regulations on the handlers of radioactive material in diagnosis and therapy, and reforms in the radiological health programs at the FDA.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

The following is a sampling of some of the many noteworthy talks that medical physicists will present at the meeting.

I. PROMISING FIRST IMAGES FROM HUMAN CLINICAL TRIALS OF MAMMOGRAPHY ALTERNATIVE
II. LIGHTING UP RADIATION-RESISTANT TUMOR REGIONS
III. READING BETWEEN THE LINES OF MEDICAL-IMAGE INTERPRETATION
IV. TREATING LUNG CANCER WITH 4D PROTONS
V. HYBRID MACHINE PERFORMS MRI AND RADIATION THERAPY
VI. ELECTRON TECHNIQUE IMAGES CRUCIAL OXYGEN LEVELS

I. PROMISING FIRST IMAGES FROM HUMAN CLINICAL TRIALS OF MAMMOGRAPHY ALTERNATIVE

Researchers will present some of the first images from human clinical trials of breast CT imaging, a potential improvement over traditional mammography that aims to catch breast cancer earlier while eliminating patient discomfort. Traditional mammograms involve squeezing the breast between two plates and firing an x-ray that images the breast all at o
'"/>


28-Jun-2005


Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Related medicine news :

1. Antiprotons 4 times more effective than protons for cell irradiation
2. New proton therapy, breast CT clinical trials, radiation-resistant tumors
3. Study compares stomach acid control of three proton pump inhibitors in chronic NSAID users
4. RNAi shows promise in gene therapy, Stanford researcher says
5. Genomic tests improve prediction of breast cancer response to chemotherapy, hormonal therapy
6. Order of chemotherapy, radiation has no effect on breast cancer survival
7. Almost 1/3 of colon cancer patients stop chemotherapy, leading to double the death rate
8. No link between estrogen-only therapy, breast cancer in postmenopausal women
9. Talk therapy more effective long term treatment for SAD than light therapy, study finds
10. Star Trek-type scanning may reveal genetic activity of tumors, Stanford study shows
11. Blacks with bladder cancer have more aggressive tumors, worse survival, U-M study finds

Post Your Comments:
(Date:12/22/2014)... Physicians in China are most eagerly ... of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), according to a new report ... consulting firm. MabThera is the only biologic available to ... form of NHL. , According to Kantar Health’s report, ... of NHL in China has been growing and is ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... 2014 Give a loved one the ... of health and vitality. , For a limited time, ... anti-aging formulas in special Holiday Wellness gift packages at ... , Each bottle contains cutting-edge, proven nutritional support for ... as well as we age. , Joint ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Austin, Texas (PRWEB) December 22, 2014 ... hustle and bustle of Black Friday shopping and opted ... publishing and marketing education company, for their 5th annual ... Marketer charged just $7 to attend the 5 ... sales that they promptly donated to support two Central ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... 22, 2014 NAPW honors ... Woman of the Year. She is recognized with this ... most recognized networking organization of professional women in the ... Association of Professional Women is a vibrant networking community ... , Ms. Kreider is passionate and committed to best ...
(Date:12/21/2014)... In this report, the global powered ... product, and application. The market, by power source, ... By product, the market covers the handpieces; power ... market is further subdivided into drills, saws, reamers, ... shavers, wire/pin drivers, and others. Moreover, the power ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Physicians in China See Most Significant Demand for MabThera Biosimilar 2Health News:Physicians in China See Most Significant Demand for MabThera Biosimilar 3Health News:You Still Have Time to Give the Gift of Health and Vitality to a Mature Loved One 2Health News:Austin Company Digital Marketer Raises 100K to Fight Childhood Cancer 2Health News:Austin Company Digital Marketer Raises 100K to Fight Childhood Cancer 3Health News:National Association of Professional Women Announces Cheryl A. Kreider, President / CEO of Kreider Health Solutions, LLC, a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year 2Health News:Global Powered Surgical Instruments Market Hit to $2.1 billion by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Global Powered Surgical Instruments Market Hit to $2.1 billion by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Global Powered Surgical Instruments Market Hit to $2.1 billion by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 4
(Date:12/19/2014)... 18, 2014 Since last month,s FBI shutdown ... known as the leading online black market for illegal ... in its offering of drugs and other illegal items.  ... takedowns did succeed in lowering the numbers of drugs ... the markets in August. But some new sites that ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... LYON, France , Dec. 19, 2014 ... ) and Adocia (Euronext Paris: FR0011184241 – ADOC) today ... ultra-rapid insulin, known as BioChaperone Lispro, for treatment in ... Lispro relies on Adocia,s proprietary BioChaperone® technology and is ... Adocia will develop BioChaperone Lispro with the goal of ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... and SAN DIEGO , Dec. 17, 2014 ... ; AEX: PHIA) and Volcano Corporation (NASDAQ: VOLC ... for cardiovascular applications, today announced that they have entered into ... commence a tender offer to acquire all of the issued ... or a total equity purchase price of USD 1 billion ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Post Silk Road - Another Online Drug Den Now Dominates the DarkNet 2Post Silk Road - Another Online Drug Den Now Dominates the DarkNet 3Lilly and Adocia Announce Alliance to Co-Develop Ultra-Rapid Insulin Based on BioChaperone Technology 2Lilly and Adocia Announce Alliance to Co-Develop Ultra-Rapid Insulin Based on BioChaperone Technology 3Philips to acquire Volcano to expand global leadership position in image-guided therapy market 2Philips to acquire Volcano to expand global leadership position in image-guided therapy market 3Philips to acquire Volcano to expand global leadership position in image-guided therapy market 4Philips to acquire Volcano to expand global leadership position in image-guided therapy market 5Philips to acquire Volcano to expand global leadership position in image-guided therapy market 6Philips to acquire Volcano to expand global leadership position in image-guided therapy market 7Philips to acquire Volcano to expand global leadership position in image-guided therapy market 8
Cached News: