1. Radiotherapy doubles survival for patients with mesothelioma  EurekAlert
  2. Single shot of radiation can save prostate cancer patients misery of weeks of treatment, study finds  Daily Mail
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Mesothelioma patients are twice as likely to survive for two years or longer, if they are treated with a high dose of radiation to the affected side of the trunk, according to research presented at the ESTRO 38 conference.Mesothelioma patients are twice as likely to survive for two years or longer, if they are treated with a high dose of radiation to the affected side of the trunk, according to research presented at the ESTRO 38 conference.

Radiotherapy doubles survival for patients with mesothelioma | EurekAlert! Science News

High dose-rate brachytherapy – which delivers a surge of radiotherapy direct to the prostate in a single session – is safe and effective for men with low-risk cancer, researchers found.High dose-rate brachytherapy – which delivers a surge of radiotherapy direct to the prostate in a single session – is safe and effective for men with low-risk cancer, researchers found.

Single shot of radiation can save prostate cancer patients misery of weeks of treatment, study finds | Daily Mail Online

“I met Neil, a federal firefighter who has brain and prostate cancer. Studies found certain cancers are occupational hazards of firefighting, but federal firefighters must prove a precise incident or exposure caused their illness to receive disability benefits.”

Rep. Scott Peters on Twitter: "I met Neil, a federal firefighter who has brain and prostate cancer. Studies found certain cancers are occupational hazards of firefighting, but federal firefighters must prove a precise incident or exposure caused their illness to receive disability benefits.… https://t.co/Ll2ZDz1dhh"