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Enzyme key to triggering anti-cancer immune response

An enzyme implicated in autoimmune diseases and viral infections also regulates radiation therapy's ability to trigger an immune response against cancer, Weill Cornell Medicine scientists found in a new study. Their discovery ...

Jun 27, 2017
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Dual-agent PET/MR with time of flight detects more cancer

Simultaneous injections of the radiopharmaceuticals fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG) and 18F-sodium fluoride (18F-NaF) followed by quantitative scanning significantly improves image quality and detection of bone metastases ...

Jun 14, 2017
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Quest for balance in radiation leads to lower doses

A new study led by UC San Francisco has found that radiation doses can be safely and effectively reduced - and more consistently administered - for common CT scans by assessing and comparing doses across hospitals, and then ...

Apr 10, 2017
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