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Intraoperative Radiotherapy Has Future For Breast Cancer

For a woman with breast cancer, the prospect of receiving radiation therapy in a single dose during surgery, rather than going through six weeks of radiation treatments, is a welcome one. That possibility is becoming a reality for more women with early-stage breast cancer. Intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) applies a single dose of radiation directly to … Read More

Probing Extracellular Vesicles’ Role in Cancer and Other Diseases

All cells, including malignant ones, release extracellular vesicles (EV). Since cellular activation or damage enhances EV release, elevated EV levels are biomarkers for such processes. Analyses of circulating EV may provide a noninvasive “molecular snapshot” of tumors or cellular dysfunction, aiding treatment, prognosis estimates and monitoring.

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