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Cancer Prediction Models May Provide False Sense of Reliability for Guiding Care News

Cancer Prediction Models May Provide False Sense of Reliability for Guiding Care

Over the last decade, dozens of predictive models have been developed to improve on the ability of stage, grade and type to predict recurrence. Unfortunately, many of the prediction models used by clinicians to guide patient care and clinical trial selection for solid tumors may not be as accurate as they are thought to be, according to a new study by researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center.
De-escalating Treatment for Bladder and Prostate Cancers News

De-escalating Treatment for Bladder and Prostate Cancers

Treatment approaches for bladder and prostate cancers have undergone rapid evolution in the last few years. Some patients can now safely delay or avoid surgery entirely and preserve their quality of life with positive oncological outcomes. Here are some lessons Fox Chase Cancer Center researchers are learning about these de-escalation approaches.
SpaceOAR Hydrogel Reduces Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy News

SpaceOAR Hydrogel Reduces Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy

In a minimally invasive outpatient procedure, the two liquid components of SpaceOAR hydrogel are injected through the peritoneum (transperineally) into the space between the rectal wall and the prostate by a urologist. The procedure is done under anesthesia with ultrasound guidance.
Clinical Connections - Hypofractionation News

Clinical Connections - Hypofractionation

Using hypofractionation, or hypofractionated radiation therapy, more radiation dose is delivered per treatment, so patients can complete their course of radiation therapy much faster than conventional treatment.

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