Higher radiation dose doesn’t boost survival in intermediate-risk prostate cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Escalating the radiation dose in men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer improves biochemical control but not...

Reuters Health

Higher doses of radiation don’t improve survival in prostate cancer

Side effects also a concern

Local start-up getting attention for developing cancer treatments

St. Louis start-up company Unleash Immuno Oncolytics is developing viruses that are specific for fighting cancer. Read full article at...


Cutting off cervical cancer’s fuel supply stymies tumors

Drug combo shuts down tumor metabolism, mouse study shows Read full article »

Clinical trial demonstrates benefit for post-operative radiation therapy for bladder cancer patients

An article featuring Brian Baumann, MD, as senior author has recently been highlighted in the Journal of the American Medical...

Prostate Cancer a Call to Action for Jersey County Man

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

BJC Today

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

Washington University Department of Radiation Oncology faculty members at Siteman Cancer Center receive recognition for recent publications

Two faculty members from the Washington University Department of Radiation Oncology at Siteman Cancer Center have received honors for recent...