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TARGIT trial news coverage


August 2010

Future Oncology

August 2010, Vol. 6, No. 8, Pages 1207-1209 , DOI 10.2217/fon.10.103

(doi:10.2217/fon.10.103)

Lead story: Hitting the TARGIT pg 1207

http://www.futuremedicine.com/doi/pdf/10.2217/fon.10.103



25 August 2010

Journal of National Cancer Institute: News

Early Breast Cancer: Single Dose of Radiation During Surgery Gains Support

http://jnci.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/extract/djq351




Jul 8, 2010

TARGIT delivers local breast cancer control

Recently published results demonstrate that targeted intraoperative radiotherapy (TARGIT), which involves only selective irradiation of the breast, is equally effective in preventing local breast cancer recurrence as conventional whole-breast radiotherapy (Lancet doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(10)60837-9).

http://medicalphysicsweb.org/cws/article/research/43137




TARGIT-A data show intraoperative RT equals whole-breast radiation

By Cynthia E. Keen

AuntMinnie.com staff writer

http://www.auntminnie.com/index.aspSec=sup&Sub=roc&Pag=dis&ItemId=91119


ecancerTV- Prof Gordon McVie talks about ASCO highlights
TARGIT is discussed at 12:40 mins

Now 'Improved' treatment for breast cancer VIDEO‎
IBNLive.com - 5 hours ago
London: London-based Indian oncologist Dr Jayant Vaidya and two other doctors have come up with a breakthrough treatment for breast cancer that combines a ...

National Cancer Institute- USA- News Bulletin 15 June 2010

http://www.cancer.gov/ncicancerbulletin/061510/page3#b


India-born doc helps achieve breakthrough in cancer treatment

domain-B - Jun 12, 2010

"The 'Targit' trial can change two fundamental principles in the treatment of breast cancer: whole breast radiotherapy can be replaced by a targeted ...

Single dose radiotherapy for breast cancer

Bharat Chronicle - Jenny Zeliang - Jun 12, 2010

The trial named as TARGIT trial is underway in 25 countries and nearing completion. Indian hospitals Breach Candy in Mumbai and AIIMS in Delhi to name a few ...

Single dose radiotherapy for breast cancer patients

World News (blog) - ‎Jun 12, 2010‎

By Agencies New Delhi: Single dose radiotherapy for breast cancer patients: A single dose will soon be introduced for breast cancer patients. ...

Single dose of radiation would suffice for breast cancer treatment: Study

infocera - lata lamba - ‎Jun 11, 2010‎

Research in Breast Cancer treatment has touched new heights. Thanks to a research by Doctors from University College London, ...

One shot dose radiotherapy to Combat Cancer

Little About (blog) - Sunil Vyas - ‎Jun 11, 2010‎

In what could bring a sigh of relief to Breast Cancer patients, latest reports in the medical journal 'The Lancet' have revealed that a new technique offers ...

Radiotherapy for breast cancer in 30 minutes

Fresh News - Samta Jain - ‎Jun 11, 2010‎

Soon radiotherapy will take just half an hour for its completion in order to treat breast cancer patients. ...

Cancer Therapy: Stasis no More

Express Healthcare Management - ‎Jun 10, 2010‎

It was once the most dreaded disease. However, rising awareness and revolution in treatment has made cancer, which claims 5,50000 Indian lives and afflicts ...

New Study Suggests Targeted Radiation as Effective, More Convenient for Women ...

Health News - HealthCanal.com - ‎Jun 10, 2010‎

For select women with breast cancer, a one-time, targeted dose of radiation given at the time of surgery to remove a breast tumor is as effective as ...

Indian Doctor Leads Breakthrough In Breast Cancer Research

India Journal - ‎Jun 10, 2010‎

LONDON - An Indian oncologist is among three experts in UK who have achieved a breakthrough in the treatment of breast cancer after a 10-year trial that ...

SBUMC Using a New Precise, Fast External Beam Radiotherapy for Cancer Patients

Newswise (press release) - ‎Jun 10, 2010‎

Newswise — A breakthrough external beam radiotherapy technology that is fast, precise, and has optimal dose delivery to targeted tumors while limiting ...

IU Simon Center Oncologist to Lead Cancer Organization

Inside INdiana Business (press release) - ‎Jun 10, 2010‎

An Indiana University School of Medicine professor and IU Simon Cancer Center oncologist has been named president of the American Society of Clinical ...

Early Breast Cancer can be Effectively Treated by One-Shot Radiotherapy

News Locale - Smita Raghav - ‎Jun 10, 2010‎

THURSDAY, June 10, (News Locale) - A six-week course of intensive radiotherapy is the traditional mode of treatment for breast cancer patients who have ...

Ashikari Breast Center Pioneers New Treatments for Breast Cancer

Business Wire (press release) - ‎Jun 10, 2010‎

DOBBS FERRY, NY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Ashikari Breast Center at The Dobbs Ferry Pavilion of St. John's Riverside Hospital today announced its participation ...

Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer to Be a 30 Mins Task

TopNews United States - Olivia Conroy - ‎Jun 10, 2010‎

It is reported that an Indian-origin doctor, Jayant S Vaidya at the University College London along with his team has successfully tested a new technique ...

22 Midwest facilities named Centers of Excellence in accelerated partial ...

News-Medical.net - ‎Jun 10, 2010‎

Twenty-two facilities in the Midwest have been named Centers of Excellence in accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) for their use of the SAVI ...

Single dose of radiation to treat breast cancer

TheMedGuru - ‎Jun 10, 2010‎

by Kangna Agarwal - June 10, 2010 Soon, radiotherapy treatment for breast cancer patients would just be a 30-minute affair than the present six weeks task. ...

Radiotherapy for breast cancer in 30 min- latest TRI just takes one session

infocera - Swati Mahaseth - ‎Jun 10, 2010‎

In what is seen as the breakthrough in breast cancer treatment, a team of doctors from University College London ...

Cancer wins may be bigger than they seem

CTV.ca - ‎Jun 10, 2010‎

AP CHICAGO — Doctors reported gains against nearly every form of cancer at a conference that ended this week. Yet when Will Thomas heard about an advance ...

Single dose Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer

BreakingNewsOnline. - ‎Jun 10, 2010‎

Breaking News: Of course, it is good news for breast cancer patients that will be cured by the Radiotherapy with a single dose and a small part of the ...

Health News - Consultants say new treatment method for Breast cancer could ...

Camden New Journal newspapers website - Tom Foot - ‎Jun 10, 2010‎

A 10-year trial which started at University College London and the Royal Free hospitals could cut gruelling breast cancer treatment from six ...

New treatment to help beat cancer

Northamptonshire Evening Telegraph - Kate Cronin - ‎Jun 10, 2010‎

"My next door neighbour had prostate cancer four years ago and it's been good to talk to him about it. It makes me feel better to see him now, ...

Just 30-min radiation for breast cancer

Zee News - ‎Jun 10, 2010‎

In the new technique, doctors use a mobile radiotherapy device which is inserted into the breast to target the exact site of the cancer rather than the ...

Radiotherapy for breast cancer cut down to 30 minutes

Fresh News - Samta Jain - ‎Jun 9, 2010‎

Radiotherapy no longer will be a lengthy procedure to treat breast cancer. Now the patients can take a dose for 30 minutes ...

Do X-rays & other radiation contribute to breast cancer? New studies

allvoices - ‎Jun 9, 2010‎

By AnneHart UC Davis Breast Cancer Program in the Sacramento regional area has a clinical trials program. For those with breast cancer, the program is one ...

Radiation Study Finds New Way to Treat Breast Cancer

ABC News - Sharyn Alfonsi, Alice Maggin - ‎Jun 9, 2010‎

Doctors are testing a new treatment that could lead to sweeping changes in the fight against breast ...

Breast cancer may see a change in cure in the future.

Findtut - ‎Jun 9, 2010‎

Recent research indicates that women with breast cancer have alternatives to the standard treatment. A new study has indicated that those women who have ...

Soon, one-shot radiotherapy for breast cancer?

Times of India - ‎Jun 9, 2010‎

NEW DELHI: Radiotherapy for breast cancer patients could soon be a single dose 30-minute affair, instead of the tedious present-day regimen lasting over six ...

One shot-shot radiation found effective on breast cancer

Los Angeles Times - Thomas H. Maugh II - ‎Jun 9, 2010‎

Patients in a study respond well to a lone dose of radiation in surgery, instead of the hardship of almost daily doses over several weeks. ...

One-dose radiation treats breast cancer

Press TV - ‎Jun 9, 2010‎

A single 30-minute radiotherapy during surgery is as effective as a prolonged course of conventional radiation in treating breast cancer, ...

Less intense treatment methods may suffice for some breast cancer patients

FierceHealthcare - ‎Jun 8, 2010‎

FierceHealthcare is the leading source of healthcare management news for healthcare industry executives. Join 50000+ healthcare industry insiders who get ...

Breast Cancer Benefit

WMDT - Andrew Koch - ‎Jun 8, 2010‎

SALISBURY, Md. - The Eastern Shore Basketball League will start their season on June 13, and raise awareness about breast cancer in both ...

Breast Cancer Vaccine Not the Only Big Breakthrough

iFreshNews (blog) - Andika Putra - ‎Jun 8, 2010‎

The annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncologists was held this weekend in Chicago. More than 30000 people were present in order to present ...

Findings from breast cancer study promising

DigitalJournal.com - Kj Mullins - ‎Jun 8, 2010‎

Toronto - A new study in breast cancer research could save lives, according to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. ...

Findings May Alter Care for Early Breast Cancer

Sarasota Herald-Tribune - ‎Jun 8, 2010‎

CHICAGO — For many women with early-stage breast cancer, treatment may become considerably less arduous, researchers say. A new study has found that for ...

Findings May Alter Care for Early Breast Cancer

New York Times - Andrew Pollack - ‎Jun 7, 2010‎

CHICAGO — For many women with early-stage breast cancer, treatment may become considerably less arduous, researchers say. ...

New Developments in Breast Cancer Treatments

WTRF - Brooks Taylor - ‎Jun 7, 2010‎

The American Society for Clincal Oncology released information about a treatment that could prolong the lives of some breast cancer patients. ...

1-dose radiation found effective for early breast cancer - University of ...

Article Ant (press release) - ‎Jun 7, 2010‎

A single dose of radiation administered during surgery is as effective for patients with early forms of breast cancer as standard radiation therapy that can ...

Could 'one-shot' radiotherapy help cancer alert br...

Ice Gems - ‎Jun 7, 2010‎

Breast cancer sufferers could find that a single dose of radiation during surgery is as effective as a long-term course of radiotherapy, according to a new ...

New treatment can spare breast cancer radiation

KGO-TV - ‎Jun 7, 2010‎

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- An alternative radiation technique could dramatically change the way many women are treated for breast cancer. ...

One dose of radiation for breast cancer vs. six weeks

KARE - ‎Jun 7, 2010‎

MINNEAPOLIS -- One targeted dose of radiation during breast cancer surgery may be just as effective as the traditional six and a half weeks of radiation ...

Lancet: Targeted intraoperative radiotherapy, a viable alternative for breast ...

Health Imaging & IT - ‎Jun 7, 2010‎

A single dose of radiotherapy delivered at the time of surgery by way of targeted intraoperative radiotherapy should be considered as an alternative to ...

ASCO: Targeted Radiotherapy Beneficial in Breast Cancer Strategy is ...

ModernMedicine - ‎Jun 7, 2010‎

MONDAY, June 7 (HealthDay News) -- In women ages 45 and older with early invasive breast cancer who are undergoing breast-conserving surgery, a single dose ...

Progress against cancer reported on multiple fronts

CNN (blog) - Miriam Falco - ‎Jun 7, 2010‎

Since Saturday, about 30000 of the world's top cancer experts have been in Chicago for the annual meeting of the American Society of ...

New Drugs, Therapies Herald Good News for Cancer Patients

HULIQ - Candice Lucey - ‎Jun 7, 2010‎

Breast cancer patients can always use a dose of good news. The BBC reports that women waiting for breast cancer treatment may have something to be grateful ...

Breast cancer probe shows promise

NHS Choices - ‎Jun 7, 2010‎

A new approach to radiotherapy presents a “dramatic advance” in the treatment of breast cancer, reports The Independent. It says that research into single ...

Important New Advance in the Breast Cancer Treatment: Intraoperative Radiation ...

Men's News Daily - Robert A. Wascher - ‎Jun 7, 2010‎

“A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers…” By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, ...

Eisai's Single-Agent Drug Boosts Overall Survival in Patients with Metastatic ...

Genetic Engineering News (press release) - ‎Jun 7, 2010‎

Phase III trial data suggests that Eisai's anticancer candidate eribulin mesylate significantly boosts median overall survival in heavily pretreated ...

Single radiation dose could be effective in treatment of early breast cancer

AZFamily - Catherine Holland - ‎Jun 7, 2010‎

PHOENIX -- According to a new study that details the results of a 10-year international study of radiation as treatment for early ...

One shot of radiotherapy could save breast cancer patients weeks of tiring ...

Daily Mail - ‎Jun 7, 2010‎

By Daily Mail Women with breast cancer could soon be offered a single 30-minute shot of radiotherapy - sparing them six weeks of exhausting treatment. ..

Studies Report Progress Against Breast Cancer

HappyNews.com - ‎Jun 7, 2010‎

Studies describing new advances against breast cancer were released June 6 at a press briefing at the 46th Annual Meeting of the American Society of ..

Specialists Welcome New Treatment Procedure for Treating Breast Cancer

TopNews United States - Olivia Conroy - ‎Jun 7, 2010‎

Cancer specialists have greeted the much projected results of a decade-long examination of a treatment for early breast cancer that reduces a six-week ...

Targeted breast cancer treatment 'may cut radiation exposure'

Nursing Times - ‎Jun 7, 2010‎

A new technique for treating breast cancer during surgery could spare patients from having prolonged radiotherapy sessions, according to a team of ...

Breast cancer trial could save £15m

Nursing in Practice - ‎Jun 7, 2010‎

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The pain of disease

StarPhoenix - ‎Jun 7, 2010‎

When people fall seriously ill, they often face the grim prospect of not being able to work, and of the subsequent loss of income. ...

Encouraging new developments in fighting breast cancer: Vaccines, radiation...

Examiner.com - ‎Jun 6, 2010‎

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Breast cancer radiation therapy gets more efficient for Charlotte residents

Examiner.com - ‎Jun 6, 2010‎

A major new study found that a single dose of radiation therapy at the site of tumor removal during surgery is as effective against recurrence as treating ...

A One-Shot Treatment for Breast Cancer

Truthdig - ‎Jun 6, 2010‎

British researchers have demonstrated that a single, targeted dose of radiation in treating breast cancer can be just as effective as the prolonged course ...

One Dose Of Radiation During Breast Cancer Surgery Is Effective

USANewsWeek.com - ‎Jun 6, 2010‎

A new study has discovered that one dose of radiation to the body part from where breast tumor has been removed can ward off the reoccurrence of the disease ...

Breast cancer patients may need only one dose of radiation

Food Consumer - ‎Jun 6, 2010‎

An ongoing international cancer trial suggests a targeted radiation therapy may be as effective as the current standard radiation therapy indicated to treat ...

New breast cancer treatment shows good results

Radio New Zealand - ‎Jun 6, 2010‎

A new technique for treating breast cancer could in the future eliminate the need for weeks of radiotherapy. The findings of an international study, ...

Single Radiation Dose Effective During Breast Cancer Surgery

Visit Bulgaria - Henry Aaron - ‎Jun 6, 2010‎

According to major new study, a single radiation dose to the area after removing a breast tumour is as effective in preventing cancer recurrence, ...

Indian led cancer team

Deccan Chronicle - ‎Jun 6, 2010‎

London, June 6: In a breakthrough for treatment of breast cancer, British researchers have developed a new technique which reduces radiation therapy to just ...

One-time radiation effective in breast cancer treatment

Gossip Jackal - ‎Jun 6, 2010‎

A new study has found that delivering radiation to the spot on the breast where a cancerous tumor has been removed is just as effective as delivering ..

Evidence to Support Shortened Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer

eMaxHealth - Ramona Bates - ‎Jun 6, 2010‎

We find the increasing information supporting the effectiveness of shorter regimens of radiation therapy good news for breast cancer patients. ...

ASCO 2010: Radiation therapy on top of hormone therapy inproves survival for ...

ecancermedicalscience - ‎Jun 6, 2010‎

A Phase III study reports that adding radiation therapy to androgen deprivation therapy (ADT; also known as hormone therapy) reduces the risk of dying from ...

(Update) Blast Of Targeted Radiation Is Best Against Breast Cancer

SmartAboutHealth - ‎Jun 6, 2010‎

Washington (SmartAboutHealth) - A new study has revealed that women may want to go the route of receiving one single blast of targeted radiation when it ...

Single-Dose Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy Is Effective

Medical News Today - ‎Jun 6, 2010‎

A large, 10-year, randomized clinical trial - called TARGIT-A - has revealed promising results for the broadening use of a shorter and easier radiation ...

Targeted Radiation for Early Breast Cancer a Good Option: Study

BusinessWeek - ‎Jun 6, 2010‎

SATURDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- Radiation therapy that targets a specific area of the breast is as effective as whole-breast radiation in reducing ...

Single Dose Radiation Treatment Maybe Best For Breast Cancer Patients

dBTechno - ‎Jun 6, 2010‎

Results of a new study show that a single dose of radiation can go a long way when it comes to treating women diagnosed with breast cancer. ...

Indian doctor leads breakthrough in breast cancer research

The Hindu - ‎Jun 6, 2010‎

PTI AP Pink umbrellas and balloons are displayed over a stream to promote the Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign in Seoul. ...

Proposal to deploy BSF along India-Myanmar border

Zee News - ‎Jun 6, 2010‎

Shillong: A proposal to deploy Border Security Force personnel along the Indo-Myanmar border to improve security was under consideration, ...

One-shot radiotherapy 'effective against breast cancer'

SINDH TODAY - ‎Jun 5, 2010‎

London, June 6 (ANI): A new study, led by a UK research team, has suggested that a single dose of radiation during surgery is just as effective as a ...

Research to 'revolutionise' breast cancer treatment

ABC Online - ‎Jun 5, 2010‎

Researchers say a new technique for treating breast cancer means many women may eventually no longer need to undergo weeks of radiotherapy. ...

New breast cancer research

ABC Online - ‎Jun 5, 2010‎

A medical expert believes a new technique for treating breast cancer could eventually eliminate the need for weeks of radiotherapy. ...

A breakthrough in breast cancer research

Radio Australia News - ‎Jun 5, 2010‎

Researchers say a new technique for treating breast cancer may eventually remove the need for weeks of radio therapy. The international trial published in ...

Dramatic advance in treatment of breast cancer

Independent - Jeremy Laurance - ‎Jun 5, 2010‎

Doctors have made a dramatic advance in the understanding of breast cancer, which could shorten treatment,...

Surgeons hope to Targit cancer and cut treatment time

Scotsman - Robert Dex - ‎Jun 5, 2010‎

BREAST cancer sufferers could be spared prolonged radiotherapy sessions after researchers developed a technique to treat the disease during ...

Targeted Intraoperative Radiotherapy: A new revolution in battling breast cancer

Gossip Jackal - ‎Jun 5, 2010‎

Recent studies in breast cancer treatment have shown the effectiveness of a new method. This revolutionary new practice named “targeted intraoperative ...

One radiation dose urged in breast cancer

UPI.com - ‎Jun 5, 2010‎

CHICAGO, June 5 (UPI) -- Targeting one dose of radiation on the area where a breast tumor was removed is as effective as radiating the entire breast for ...

One Time Radiation Hit Promising

Food Consumer - Rachel Stockton - ‎Jun 5, 2010‎

An effort by nine countries to determine the level of radiation that is truly necessary for breast cancer patients could be of monumental impact, ...

One-time targeted breast cancer treatment works!

iTWire - William Atkins - ‎Jun 5, 2010‎

An international study has found that a newly developed one-time targeted-at-the-tumor site radiation treatment for breast cancer is just ...

Study Shows Targeted Radiation Prevents Breast Cancer Recurrence

SmartAboutHealth - ‎Jun 5, 2010‎

Boston (SmartAboutHealth) - According to a new study released this week, targeted radiation therapy is just as effective as a full-blown radiation treatment ...

Single Dose of Targeted Radiation Effective in Early Breast Cancer

Seven Sided Cube - ‎Jun 5, 2010‎

Breast cancer therapy is a complex regimen that involves an arduous course of radiation and chemotherapy for patients. However a new study has now said that ...

Radiation proves effective in breast cancer treatment

Gossip Jackal - ‎Jun 5, 2010‎

There is good news on the horizon for women that have to undergo breast cancer treatment. A new study has shown that breast cancer treatment has a great ...

Targeted Radiation for Early Breast Cancer a Good Option: Study

U.S. News & World Report - ‎Jun 5, 2010‎

SATURDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- Radiation therapy that targets a specific area of the breast is as effective as whole-breast radiation in reducing ...

One-shot radiotherapy 'success against breast cancer'

BBC News - ‎Jun 5, 2010‎

A single dose of radiation during surgery is just as effective as a prolonged course of radiotherapy for breast cancer, a study suggests. ...

Study: One dose of radiation during breast cancer surgery is effective

Chicago Tribune - Deborah L. Shelton - ‎Jun 5, 2010‎

Delivering one dose of radiation to the area where a breast tumor was removed is as effective at preventing ...

One-time radiation effective in breast cancer

San Francisco Chronicle - Erin Allday - ‎Jun 5, 2010‎

Elysa Yanowitz says she was happy to have the one-time radiation treatment at UCSF as part of the study. Researchers say more time is needed to measure the ...

ASCO: Radiation Short Course Now Breast CA Alternative

MedPage Today - Michael Smith - ‎Jun 5, 2010‎

Explain to interested patients that this study found that radiation administered during ...

Targeted Intraoperative Radiotherapy (TARGIT) Clinical Trial Outcomes ...

Earthtimes (press release) - ‎Jun 5, 2010‎

CHICAGO, IL -- 06/05/10 -- TARGIT-A, the largest randomized clinical trial conducted in the field of intra-operative radiotherapy (IORT) for the treatment ...

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