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Radiation beam to the heart

Doctors halt deadly rhythm with noninvasive therapy

Outlook Magazine

Siteman Cancer Center – South County celebrates fifth anniversary

Siteman Cancer Center-South County marks its fifth anniversary this year. The facility houses radiation oncology and medical oncology services and...

Cancer patients get outfitted with special Stormtroopers helmet

8-year-old Evan has to wear a mask as he undergoes proton beam therapy to fight his brain tumor – so...

ABC News

Evan’s Mask: A Siteman Kids story

The force is strong with Evan. His Star Wars mask is more than stylish - it's an important part of...

St. Louis Children's Hospital

Radiation Might Help Heart Regain Its Rhythm

A flash of radiation drastically reduced arrhythmia in a small group of patients, for at least a year after treatment....

Scientific American

Deadly heart rhythm halted by noninvasive radiation therapy

Five patients treated for ventricular tachycardia Read full article at Washington University School of Medicine News Hub »

A ‘Game Changer’ for Patients With Irregular Heart Rhythm

Rapid, erratic heartbeats — called ventricular tachycardia — can lead to sudden death. An experimental radiation treatment has eased the...

New York Times

Department of Radiation Oncology celebrates treatment of 500th proton patient

The Department of Radiation Oncology at Washington University School of Medicine recently celebrated their treatment of the 500th patient at...

Congratulations, Lexie!

A Siteman Kids at St. Louis Children’s Hospital patient finishing treatment at the S. Lee Kling Proton Therapy Center recently had the...

Multi-disciplinary cancer treatment helps save woman’s leg

Learn about a patient’s experience with radiation oncology at Alton Memorial Hospital »

BJC Today