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Adding chemotherapy to radiation doubles survival time for some brain tumor patients The addition of chemotherapy to radiation therapy nearly doubled median survival time for patients with anaplastic oligodendroglioma, a rare type of brain tumor, containing a genetic abnormality known as the 1p19q co-deletion. The finding, from a phase III …

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Interesting WSJ on Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation. Assessment: Only head-to-head comparison of breast radiation techniques compared in the setting of randomized clinical trials will shed light on their relative effectiveness. In the interim, there is no current evidence that the 5-day alternative is inferior. The quoted studies have severe limitations …

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This is another news clip from the East Coast talking about Tomotherapy and how it is the most precise, most advanced, most sophisticated and most accurate radiation treatment machine of its kind to treat cancers such as Prostate Cancer, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer and Head and Neck Cancers, Stomach Cancer, …

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Cancer patients now have a multimillion dollar weapon at their disposal. We are proud to offer TomoTherapy, a state-of-the-art treatment system that provides physicians greater accuracy and precision in radiation therapy in Oakland, CA and we proudly serve the entire San Francisco Bay Area with this amazing technological innovation.

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This is a news report on Tomotherapy and how it has revolutionized the treatment of Head and Neck Cancers (Mouth, Tongue, Voice Box, Throat, Neck, Sinus, Eye, Ear, Salivary Gland and Nose Cancers). Tomotherapy remains the most precise, most advanced, most sophisticated and most accurate radiation treatment machine of its …

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Television commercial on the use of Tomotherapy for Breast Cancer. Tomotherapy remains the most precise, most advanced, most sophisticated and most accurate radiation treatment machine of its kind to treat cancers such as Breast Cancer. Tomotherapy is available at our office at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland, CA …

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This is another new clip from the East Coast talking about Prostate Cancer Screening and using Tomotherapy for Patients With Prostate Cancer and how it is the most precise, most advanced, most sophisticated and most accurate radiation treatment machine of its kind to treat Prostate Cancer. Tomotherapy is available at …

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