Tag Archives: Cancer Treatment

In the News: New Cancer Treatment, Seniors Support Medical Marijuana, Scott’s Campaign Contribution, UF Negotiates Energy

By on November 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: November 3, 2014 at 10:04 am

Proton accelerator arrives at Orlando Health – The 58-ton proton accelerator delivers radiation to cancerous tumors and is a more precise treatment than the traditional x-ray techniques. The $25 million project was lifted by crane over the weekend and is [...]

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Nexavar Under FDA Review: Drug May Treat Thyroid Cancer

By on September 27th, 2013 | Last updated: September 27, 2013 at 3:41 pm

A new drug that extends thyroid cancer patients’ survival periods is under FDA review to be completed by Dec. 25. Nexavar does not completely stop the cancer, but it does slow the growth and overall progression.

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