Displaying items by tag: department of radiation oncology

Women who had total body irradiation to prepare for blood or marrow transplantation before age 30 had a 4.5-fold increase in their risk of developing breast cancer later in life.
UAB and Proton International open the first proton therapy center for cancer treatment in Alabama.

UAB will launch the Pat and Jean Sullivan Comprehensive Head and Neck Cancer Survivor Care Program in 2020 — the first effort of its kind in the country.

This new, non-invasive way to deliver radiation has helped one Alabama man complete optometry school and launch his new career.
UAB’s new $25 million, 90-ton cyclotron has been installed in the UAB Proton Therapy Center.
Supercomputer access, massive storage, collaborative coding — UAB Biomedical Research Information Technology Enhancement (U-BRITE) is a collection of tools designed to break down the barriers between researchers and their data.
Precision medicine found the right drug for the right patient, helping one UAB prostate cancer patient make a remarkable recovery.
Valerie Powell credits her career shift from marketing to medicine as the turning point that saved her life.
In 2018, there will be more than 650,000 new cases of oral, head and neck cancers diagnosed worldwide, but early screening and diagnosis can more than double a patient’s chances of survival.
Construction begins on Alabama's first proton therapy facility, bringing the most most advanced form of cancer-killing radiation to UAB in 2020.
With financing secured and site preparation underway, UAB’s Proton Therapy Center looks to begin construction in January 2018.
A UAB researcher has received a 2017 Susan G. Komen grant to investigate combination drug therapies for HER2-positive breast cancer.
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