Cancer Patients May Soon Be Able to Get an Entire Course of Radiation in Less Than 1 Second

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Currently, cancer patients who require radiation therapy may have to return to their cancer center for treatment several times a week for five to eight weeks or even longer in order to complete their course of radiation and have the best possible chance at a favorable outcome. This time-consuming process can be difficult for many reasons, including the distance of the patient from the treatment center, the time that the patient must take off work, and the time the patient must spend dealing with painful side effects and feeling too ill to enjoy their life. [Read more…]