Radiotherapy trial opens at Beacon

A trial to determine if stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) is superior to hypofractionated intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) in the treatment of localised intermediate risk prostate cancer has opened at the Beacon Hospital in Dublin. The trial is sponsored in Ireland by NRG Oncology (International) and Cancer Trials Ireland and will recruit 6 to […]





Unsung heroes

“We need to fight for the best clinical trials with the most promising drugs …. Professor Cathy Kelly Consultant Medical Oncologist in Health News Ireland’s feature on women’s health in today’s Irish Independent: Unsung heroes: women living with metastatic breast cancer http://www.healthnews.ie/womens-health/unsung-heroes-women-living-with-metastatic-breast-cancer





Congratulations

Congratulations to Dr Mihai and the Clinical Trials Research Unit at Beacon Hospital on their input to the international Oligorecurrent Stereotactic trial which indicates stereotactic radiation can extend long-term survival for some patients with stage-IV cancers while maintaining their quality of life. The study is published in the January issue of International Journal of Radiation […]