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High-Risk Prostate Cancer Responds Well to Radiotherapy Plus Androgen Deprivation

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Contrary to a historically pessimistic outlook, high-risk prostate cancer can be controlled with moderate high-dose radiation treatment and prolonged androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT). That word comes from a team at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston....
Last fall, a multi-state outbreak of fungal meningitis occurred after contaminated steroid injections were given to patients to treat back pain and other neuropathic symptoms. These contaminated injections also produced spinal infections at the injection site. A new study examined whether a screening MRI...
In a retrospective observational study on the pediatric use of computed tomography (CT) scans between 1996 and 2010, researchers found a possible link between the increasing prevalence of the test and radiation-induced cancers in adults, Bloomberg News reports. The study found that “those at greater...