Oncology & Cancer

New clinical guideline on radiation therapy for rectal cancer

A new clinical guideline from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) provides guidance for physicians who use radiation therapy to treat patients with locally advanced rectal cancer. Recommendations outline indications ...

Oncology & Cancer

New tools improve care for cancers that spread to the brain

Ambitious efforts at UVA Cancer Center to improve care delivered to patients with cancer that has spread to the brain have yielded important insights and tools that can benefit other hospitals, a new publication reports.

Oncology & Cancer

No SARS-CoV-2 RNA seen on surfaces in radiation oncology clinic

Testing of environmental surfaces in the radiation oncology clinic in a tertiary care COVID-19 referral center revealed no detectable severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) RNA, according to a research ...

Inflammatory disorders

Q&A: Controlling 'inflammaging,' inflammation that occurs with aging

A team at the CRCHUM—Université de Montréal's hospital research center—has discovered a new function for proteins responsible for DNA repair in the control of an inflammatory response in aging cells, also known as senescent ...

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