Tag: radiation

Biomarker, Innovation

Study identifies receptor that could alleviate need for chemo, radiation pre-T cell therapy

June 8, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Before a patient can undergo T cell therapy designed to target cancerous tumors, the patient’s entire immune system must be destroyed with chemotherapy or radiation. The toxic side effects are well known, including nausea, extreme fatigue and hair loss. Now […]

Innovation, Research

Cancer: Proton therapy has fewer side effects than X-ray radiation

May 29, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

According to estimates from the American Cancer Society, in 2019, doctors will have diagnosed 1,762,450 new cases of cancer, and 606,880 people will have died from the disease. X-ray radiation is one of the most common therapies for cancer, whether […]