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 Developing new radiotherapy technologies to treat more cancer patients in Sub-Saharan AfricaDeveloping new radiotherapy technologies to treat more cancer patients in Sub-Saharan Africa
 
A new project supported by the Science and Technology Facilities Council aims to design and develop new radiotherapy technologies to give more cancer patients in Sub-Saharan Africa access to treatment and to save lives.
 
   Exploring the usefulness of social media in RadiologyExploring the usefulness of social media in Radiology
 
Bradley Spieler, MD, Vice Chairman of Radiology Research at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, is the lead author of a Radiology Research Alliance paper examining the usefulness of social media in Radiology.
 
   Flash Radiotherapy could Deliver all the Radiation Needed in One Rapid TreatmentFlash Radiotherapy could Deliver all the Radiation Needed in One Rapid Treatment
 
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have demonstrated that a new approach to delivering radiation could one day mean that cancer patients will be able to receive their entire course of radiotherapy within less than a second as opposed to several weeks.
 
 Thoracic radiation therapy can have negative impact on cancer patients' quality of life
 
Thoracic radiation therapy can have negative impact on cancer patients' quality of lifeRadiation doses to the heart that occur during radiation therapy treatments for lung cancer, breast cancer and lymphoma can increase fatigue, cause difficulty breathing and lower capacity for physical activity in patients with cancer.
 
 
 Researchers capture light emission from the eye of a patient undergoing radiotherapy
 
Researchers capture light emission from the eye of a patient undergoing radiotherapyFor decades, theories have existed to explain patient reports of seeing light flashes during radiation therapy, even with their eyes closed.
 
 
 Abbreviated MRI detects more cancers than 3D mammography in women with dense breasts
 
Abbreviated MRI detects more cancers than 3D mammography in women with dense breastsAccording to a study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, abbreviated breast magnetic resonance imaging detected significantly more cancers than digital breast tomosynthesis in average-risk women with dense breast tissue.