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New radiation therapy better for lung cancer treatment

New York: A new radiation therapy, which has already been in use to treat prostate, brain, and head and neck cancers, also reduces chemotherapy side effects when administered in those afflicted with lung cancer, new research has found.

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Combination of existing safety checks could reduce radiotherapy errors

A combination of several well-known safety procedures could greatly reduce patient-harming errors in the use of radiation to treat cancer, according to a study led by Johns Hopkins researchers.

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HealthCare Global Enterprises to set up $30 million cancer centre in Ethiopia

Bangalore-based HealthCare Global Enterprises (HCG) plans to construct a cancer care centre in Ethiopia at a cost of over $30 million. According to Dinesh Madhavan, marketing director, HCG, the construction of the centre will help cancer patients in Ethiopia to get better treatment.

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