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Healthcare expected to create 4 million jobs in next decade

Healthcare has had a tremendous year for job growth. Last year was strong, too, and so was 2015. How good has it been? The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that there were about 11.7 million healthcare jobs in the U.S. in May 2014. Within two years, that number had jumped...

source: Scott E. Rupp
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Full Schedule Available Online! Full Schedule This year's meeting is not one to be missed. Over 100...

source: ACRO

Compared with early-stage cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma, advanced CSCC poses a less clear path to positive treatment outcomes. Results of a study of use of adjuvant radiation therapy to treat advanced CSCC were published in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.

source: Oncology Nurse Advisor

Radiation therapy is commonly employed as a primary or adjunct treatment for brain tumors. However, neurocognitive impairment after brain radiotherapy is a known problem that restricts its use. The ability to limit dose to brain regions associated with cognitive performance...

source: Physicsworld

Topical skin treatments do not increase radiation dose to the skin during radiotherapy and, therefore, can be used by individuals with cancer prior to radiation treatments, according to study results. The finding debunks a longstanding...

source: Healio

Like any plumber, James Lyles, 73, wanted to know what was going on beneath the surface. Two years ago, not long after he had a heart attack, his primary-care physician asked him whether he wanted to take a PSA test — a blood...

source: The Washington Post

Breast cancer recurrence rates of patients treated with intraoperative radiation therapy using the Xoft Axxent Electronic Brachytherapy System were comparable to those seen in the TARGIT-A and ELIOT trials, according to new...

source: Imaging Technology News


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