Patricia M. Chapin, RTT, shares patient setup and immobilization methods for radiation treatment to the pelvic region. This session will increase the attendee’s ability to think outside the box during simulation, how patient positioning ...
Iris Wang, PhD, DABR, FAAPM, discusses how radiation therapy affects patients with cardiac implantable devices.
Anurag Singh, MD reviews data for the effects of common drugs such as aspirin and beta-blockers in outcomes with radiation for a variety of malignancies.
Radiation is one of the oldest and most common therapies for cancer, and typically is delivered locally, or to specific targeted sites in the body. While it has long been thought that locally-delivered radiation therapy typically does ...
With nearly all patients who undergo treatment for cancers of the head and neck experiencing oral mucositis, or painful mouth sores, effective pain control is one of the main goals of physicians and care teams.