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@4irismai Dec 30
First of 14 sessions of radiotherapy today. Also yesterday we spiked a temp so back in the RVI until at least Wednesday. Had first blood transfusion since October today so full of beans tonight jumping around all over the place.
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Lobke Marsden Nov 19
So incredibly excited and proud to see our painted mask in the at the London Science Museum. On display for 25 years! ✨😊
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Clara Darcy Dec 5
It’s finally here! Last day of 💪🏻🥳🍾Adios nausea 👋🏻 Au revoir vomiting 👋🏻 Arrivederci exhaustion👋🏻Auf Wiedersehen huge headaches👋🏻So long insane amounts of mucus & phlegm👋🏻& Hello again tastebuds (hopefully!🤞🏻Please let me be able to taste my Christmas dinner!🙏🏻🎄)
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Lobke Marsden Jan 14
Painted this mask for a teaching tomorrow to show how a small thing like bit of paint and time can make a big difference to the child’s /young person’s treatment experience. From cold clinical device to something less frightening looking 🙂🎗
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Lobke Marsden Dec 18
A big thank you to for the donation of these fab and MRI Lego models! They will help prepare children and young adults for their RT treatment 💛
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Radiotherapy4Life Jan 1
Happy New Year Folks! In 2020 we will continue working hard to raise the profile of . The need for greater investment in equipment, staffing and improved access to advanced treatments is greater than ever. 🎉
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FROG Dec 17
is the most successful treatment in cancer care that can be given with the intent to cure, as palliative therapy, or potentially with the intent to convert the tumor into an in situ vaccine. -Formenti SC and Demaria S 2012 -
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Balls to Cancer Nov 18
We giveaway this brilliant Chemo care pack free to anyone going through or 👊 we support real cancer fighters daily!
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Grahame Morris Nov 14
Infact more than 50% of cancer patients should receive precision treatment yet many are not offered it particularly outside of London and the large urban centres. We must improve provision and end the postcode lottery to improve cancer outcomes
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ROBYN Dec 12
Today, Ina experienced what it is like to have a shell made like our patients who are having radiotherapy to their head and neck area! She did incredibly well and managed to stay nice and still!
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Radiotherapy4Life Dec 19
an advanced type of is currently being restricted in the UK? Stereotactic Ablative Body Radiotherapy (SABR) can be given in fewer visits and is more precise than conventional radiotherapy. We think SABR should be available to all who could benefit.
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Nature Reviews Disease Primers Dec 1
exposes both tumour tissue and surrounding healthy tissue to ionizing radiation, which causes DNA damage and can result in
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@JPRAS Nov 16
Autologous breast reconstruction timing This study from Belgium 🇧🇪 suggests a delay in recons until after Radiotherapy How do you manage this issue in your practice?
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Lobke Marsden Dec 23
On the last day of treatment our patients receive a superhero cape signed by the team. 💕 We would be super grateful for any donations. You can purchase them directly from the Leeds Cares Shop. Thank you! 😊
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StoriaDellaMedicina Nov 5
The painting, entitled ‘The First Attempt to Treat Cancer with X-Rays’, is a self-portrait of 1908. In it, the frenche doctor Georges Chicotot (1868-1921), head of the department of Hopital Broca, shows himself trying to cure with X-rays.
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International Atomic Energy Agency Dec 13
What happens if your cat or dog gets cancer? Today is an option. Learn how we help keep vets and your furry friends safe during treatment.
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Pierre Blanchard, MD 6h
Prospective patient reported outcomes confirming the well known differences in toxicity between nerve sparing and for . Great job by & team. Must read to inform patients:
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Shankar Siva Nov 9
SABR is not a panacea - investigators show that SABR boost after pelvic to advanced cervical cancers not suited to brachytherapy may be too risky. Avg. boost volume 139cc, 2 year cumulative grade ≥ 3 toxicity of 26.7%.
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Jonathan Tomaszewski Dec 6
Head to to discover what happened when >6000 patients (in 2 very large RCTs) were randomised to partial vs whole breast after breast conserving surgery. RAPID & NSABP B-39 plus editorial now online
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Shankar Siva Nov 29
and are ‘hitting for 6’ 🏏 at with extensive trial work of stereotactic as well as brachy in multiple risk groups. Upcoming ASCENDE-SBRT study should further move the needle
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