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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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If you are not yet a member of ACRO, join the essential professional society for success in radiation oncology! ACRO provides value to its members in both the clinical and economic aspects of practicing radiation oncology by: Keeping...

source: ACRO

The incidence of cancer has increased worldwide during the past decade, but at least some of that increase is in lung, colorectal, and skin cancer, which are potentially preventable, the Global Burden of Disease study indicates. The systematic analysis of the GBD study included...

source: Medscape

Babraham Institute researchers have shown that some tumors use not one but two levels of protection against the immune system. Knocking out one level boosted the protective effects of the second and vice versa. The research demonstrates that a two-pronged approach targeting...

source: Babraham Institute via ScienceDaily

“Will treatment make me impotent?” It’s a question on the minds of many men as they are making decisions about prostate cancer treatment. A multicenter clinical trial being led by UT Southwestern physicians is testing...

source: UT Southwestern Medical Center

Treatment planning systems are at the heart of radiation therapy systems and the key to improved patient outcomes. Once images are loaded and the tumors identified, the systems develop a complex plan for each beam line route for how the therapy system will deliver radiation....

source: Imaging Technology News

Patients with cancer may be at a significantly higher risk of developing diabetes, according to a study published in JAMA Oncology. Diabetes is a comorbid condition that significantly affects the quality of life among patients with cancer and has been identified as a risk...

source: Cancer Therapy Advisor


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