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Lisa Kachnic, MD, the new chair of radiation oncology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, has helped pioneer techniques that deliver radiation therapy to cancer patients with more precision.
Columbia surgeons and radiation oncologists deliver precise radiotherapy immediately following cancer tumor removal.
Radiation exposure from breast cancer treatment is associated with a small risk of developing heart disease later in life, but the risk is now lower than it was 20 years ago.
The new Irving Radiation Oncology Center, a 12,500-square-foot facility, provides leading-edge precision radiation therapies and the most advanced diagnostic imaging for children and adults with cancer.
- May 16, 2013
Columbia licenses 3-D organ and tumor imaging software that aids in planning cancer surgeries and radiation treatments to Varian Medical Systems.
- September 5, 2012
David Brenner, PhD, DSc, discusses three aspects of radiation and CT scans—quality control, training, and overuse—that urgently need addressing.
- May 14, 2001
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