Archives: December 2016

  • Brachytherapy Outcomes Improved with Higher Radiation Dose: Study

    December 25, 2016
    For many of the 180,000 American men likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer in the coming year, a procedure known as brachytherapy might offer them the edge they need to beat the disease. Although considered highly successful in treating prostate cancer, new research shows that long-term outcomes tend to be better when brachytherapy includes higher radiation doses. The study...read more
  • Arsenic in Drinking Water Linked to Bladder Cancer Risks

    December 14, 2016
    Consuming those eight glasses of water a day that so many healthcare providers recommend is good for the body. Or is it? When the water in question has arsenic contamination issues the answer is no, according to a recently released study. It seems low to moderate arsenic levels in drinking water can greatly enhance a person’s risks for developing bladder...read more

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