Media coverage of after BMJ press release about environmental and social benefit of TARGIT IORT for breast cancer

May 14, 2016

BMJ Blog
 

British Medical Journal – BMJ – May 10, 2016

 

More Virtues of One-Stop Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer

 

Medscape – May 10, 2016

 

Treating breast cancer patients with single-dose targeted intraoperative radiotherapy(TARGIT) at the time of surgery substantially reduces the burden on patients’ lives and on the environment in comparison with traditional radiotherapy, an analysis by …

 

 

Intra-operative Radiation For Breast Cancer Better For Patients and Environment

 

MedicalResearch.com (blog) – May 9, 2016

 

Prof. Vaidya: TARGIT-A randomised clinical trial (ISRCTN34086741) compared giving TARGIT IORT during lumpectomy vs. traditional EBRT given …

 

Targeted radiotherapy during surgery cuts breast cancer patients’ travel – study

 

BT.com – ‎May 9, 2016‎

 

Giving breast cancer patients a targeted dose of radiotherapy during surgery would save them millions of miles travelling to and from hospital appointments, according to a study. The procedure, which is widely available in other countries but not on …

 

Radiotherapy during breast cancer surgery cuts cost and time

 

OnMedica – ‎May 10, 2016

 

Giving patients undergoing surgery for early-stage breast cancer a single, targeted intraoperative dose of radiotherapy saves women hundreds of miles and many hours of travel, costs and fuel and has the potential to cut the UK’s carbon dioxide (CO2) …

 

Radiotherapy during surgery could save millions of travel miles and tons of CO2

 

Medical Xpress – ‎May 9, 2016‎

 

One targeted dose of radiotherapy given during surgery to remove early stage breast cancer could save millions of travel miles, enough CO2 emissions for a 100 hectare forest, and free up thousands of hours of women’s time, concludes research published …

 

Radiotherapy technique ‘cuts patient travel times’

 

World First Travel Insurance – May 10, 2016

 

Breast cancer sufferers could save themselves unnecessary long journeys if Britain adopted a radiotherapy procedure already used by several other countries, a report claims. Patients waste “unnecessary” journeys averaging out at 100 miles and nearly …

 

 

Targeted radiotherapy during surgery cuts breast cancer patients’ travel – study

 

Daily Mail – By Press Association  – May 9th 2016, 11:14:58 pm

 

Giving breast cancer patients a targeted dose of radiotherapy during surgery would save them millions of miles travelling to and from hospital appointments, …

 

Breast cancer find reduces radiotherapy: Single high-powered shot given during surgery could help 20,000 patients avoid weeks of daily treatment 

 

Daily Mail – Health By Ben Spencer, Health Correspondent- May 9th 2016, 10:58:39 pm

 

High powered intrabeam radiotherapy, delivered during surgery while a patient is still under anaesthetic, takes as little as 20 minutes (file photo).

 

Radiotherapy during surgery could save millions of travel miles and tons of CO2

 

EurekAlert (press release) – ‎May 9, 2016‎

 

One targeted dose of radiotherapy given during surgery to remove early stage breast cancer could save millions of travel miles, enough CO2 emissions for a 100 hectare forest, and free up thousands of hours of women’s time, concludes research published …

 

Targeted radiotherapy during surgery cuts breast cancer patients’ travel – study

 

South Wales Guardian – ‎May 9, 2016‎

 

Under current standard treatment for breast cancer, the cancerous tissue is cut out in a procedure known as a lumpectomy and patients then undergo a course of daily radiotherapy lasting three to six weeks. But under an alternative form of treatment ..

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