News tagged with radiation therapies

Targeting breast cancer through precision medicine

University of Alberta researchers have discovered a mechanism that may make cancer cells more susceptible to treatment. The research team found that the protein RYBP prevents DNA repair in cancer cells, including breast cancer.

Jan 09, 2018
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Berry gives boost to cervical cancer therapy

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 12,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. One of the most common treatments for cervical cancer is radiation. ...

Dec 29, 2017
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Device enhances radiation therapies

For many cancer patients, going through radiation therapy can be an incredibly stressful and time-consuming process. Dalhousie's Dr. James Robar wants to change that by providing health practitioners with an in-house tool ...

Nov 08, 2017
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