Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah is the first cancer center in the United States to use a new, state-of-the-art CT scanner that allows doctors to view higher quality, personalized images of a patient’s tumor. The scanner, called the Somatom Confidence 64 from Siemens, boasts numerous features that create more detailed images, giving physicians the ability to direct their therapy precisely where it’s needed....
Study Shows Shorter Course of Radiation May Be a Safe and Convenient Option for Breast Cancer Patients after Mastectomy
Research published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology demonstrates that a shorter course of radiation may be a good option for breast cancer patients who need radiation following mastectomy. The Phase II clinical trial examined the safety of treating women with a three-week course of radiation instead of the traditional six weeks. ...
he Huntsman Cancer Institute, respected worldwide for its medical treatment of patients, also offers Chinese practices of deep breathing, meditation and gentle movement to help patients with recovery....
Fox News reporter Abby Huntsman recently visited Salt Lake City to tour Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah and learn more about the cancer center's research impact. ...
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