Focus on Cancer Imaging & Radiobiology
Below are all the Focus articles related specifically to our Cancer Imaging and Radiobiology Research Program. All Focus articles are also available.
February 03, 2014
January 27, 2014
A scientific breakthrough may give the field of radiation oncology new tools to increase the precision and safety of radiation treatment in cancer patients by helping doctors “see” the powerful beams of a linear accelerator as they enter or exit the body.
January 20, 2014
Imagine aiming a radiation beam at a moving target like a lung, or a delicate area like a prostate. A new platform for our top-of-the-line linear accelerator makes these challenges easier and safer.
December 16, 2013
Cancer patients in rural regions often travel long distances for cancer care. Because of this some—especially those needing daily radiation treatments—go without treatment. We’re making it easier for patients to get high-tech cancer care close to home.
October 28, 2013
Breast density is a strong risk factor for breast cancer, but 2D mammograms don't always show small cancers growing in women with dense breasts. New cancer screening technologies make it easier to find these cancers, and also help to reduce unnecessary testing.
September 16, 2013
A new linear accelerator targets cancer with high doses of radiation while protecting surrounding tissue, but this new technology is only as good as the people who administer it. NCCC's radiation therapists apply sophisticated technical skills while connecting with patients.
August 26, 2013
December 10, 2012
March 05, 2012
November 22, 2011