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Researchers eye altered radiation schedule as way to improve brain cancer treatment

Fred Hutch’s Dr. Eric Holland collaborates with Dana-Farber on promising mouse study

Feb. 6, 2014 | By Kristen Woodward

An altered radiation treatment schedule for the most common and lethal form of brain cancer has been shown to extend the survival period of mice with the disease, which suggests that some alteration in schedule may be able to do the same for human patients.

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SCCA launches radiation oncology center at Northwest Hospital

Northgate clinic location, future home to proton therapy center, offers latest technology, access to expanded radiotherapy services

Feb. 28, 2011 | By Dean Forbes

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance recently opened a new radiation oncology center at Northwest Hospital & Medical Center in hospital’s north Seattle medical office building.

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Head and neck cancers: Potential to improve outcomes

Study links patient, tumor characteristics with breaks in radiotherapy that could cure

Sept. 28, 2009

Medicare recipients with head and neck cancers commonly do not complete radiation therapy without interruptions, or at all. A study led by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists addresses why.

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