History of medicine

August 1997
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug97 Supplement, Vol. 20, pS34
Academic Journal
Presents an abstract of the research manuscript `W.H.B. Aikins: Forgotten pioneer of Canadian radiotherapy,' by C.R.R. Hayter from the Queen's University. William H.B. Aikins.


Related Articles

  • Give radiotherapy the recognition it deserves. Trueman, Ellen // Cancer Nursing Practice;Jul2012, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p9 

    In this article the author highlights the importance of radiotherapy as a cost effective, cutting edge cancer treatment that offers patients cure, control and excellent symptom management, thus highlighting the need to give it the recognition that it deserves.

  • Radiotherapy: Still young after almost a hundred years. Horiot, Jean-Claude; Naudy, Suzanne // World Health;May/Jun95, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p20 

    Discusses progress in radiotherapy. Evolution; Clinical medicine; Radiophysics; Radiobiology; Main concerns of modern radiotherapy; Brachytherapy; Conformation radiotherapy; Accessibility. INSET: An orthographic puzzle, by Colin W. Robertson..

  • Quality assurance in radiotherapy. Svensson, Hans; Zackrisson, Bjorn // World Health;May/Jun95, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p22 

    Discusses quality control in radiotherapy. Prevailing use in cancer treatment; Exact diagnosis and tumor size; Dose planning; Dose measurement; Irradiation of the patient; Future.

  • Facts and myths about radiopeptide therapy: Scylla, Charybdis and Sibyl. Bodei, Lisa; Chinol, Marco; Cremonesi, Marta; Paganelli, Giovanni // European Journal of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging;2002, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p1099 

    Explains the facts and myths about radiopeptide therapy. Renal effect of radiotherapy; Therapeutic potential of Auger emitters.

  • Aggressive ameloblastoma treated with radiotherapy, surgical ablation and reconstruction. Anastassov, George E.; Rodriguez, Eduardo D.; Adamo, Arthur K.; Friedman, Joel M. // Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Jan1998, Vol. 129 Issue 1, p84 

    Presents a case report of a patient with recurrent ameloblastoma who underwent simultaneous hard-and-soft-tissue reconstruction, with focus on radio therapy. Definition of ameloblastoma; Details on surgical resection of agressive solid or multicystic ameloblastoma; Symptoms of the disease;...

  • More Intensive Radiotherapy May Be Better.  // Renal & Urology News;Apr2014, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p10 

    The article reports on a phase-3 trial which determines that higher doses of radiotherapy can help effectively control localized prostate cancer (PCa) compared to lower doses 10 years after treatment and higher doses also reduce the need for follow-up androgen-deprivation therapy.

  • No glowing report on radiation. Loulan, JoAnn // Lesbian News;Mar95, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p63 

    Focuses on the author's experience with radiation therapy. Criticism against the therapy.

  • Health authority pays out 2m pounds over radiation blunder. Dyer, Clare // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);04/26/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7089, p1223 

    Report that the North Staffordshire Health Authority has agreed to a two million settlement for victims of a hospital blunder which resulted in patients with cancer being underdosed with radiation for over nine years; Adjustment of dosage according to distance of radiation source.

  • 'Radiation in one day, one hour.'. Sanders, Ramona C. // Collinsville Herald;10/12/2011, Vol. 53 Issue 41, pA1 

    The article reports on a new procedure, called an intraoperative radiation therapy procedure, at Anderson Hospital in Marvyille, Illinois that reduces radiation therapy treatment from the six-week period to less than an hour.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics