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Columbiana Co. to offer PSA testing for county residents

The Columbiana County Health District is hosting an appointment-only Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) screening clinic for men on Thursday, June 9 at the Health District, 7360 State Route 45, Lisbon, Ohio. To schedule an appointment for the PSA clinic, call 330-424-0272. There will be no charge for residents of the General...
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The 'mutational signatures' of many genes hold the key to better cancer therapies

As an approach to personalized medicine, a new Nature Communications study proposes that "mutational footprints" of DNA repair are a promising predictive genetic marker for determining which tumors will respond to certain therapies. Cancer therapy increasingly relies on a personalized approach, where genetic changes in an individual tumor can be...
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Humza Yousaf unveils ‘life-changing’ MRI scanner at Beatson Cancer Centre

A “trailblazing” MRI scanner unveiled at Glasgow’s Beatson Centre will provide “life-changing” treatment for cancer patients, Scotland’s Health Secretary has said.Humza Yousaf officially opened the new MRI suite at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre in Glasgow.The £3.6 million scanner will provide higher definition of MR images which will allow doctors to more accurately target certain tumour types than existing CT technology.It will enabmle clinicians to fully exploit the capabilities of the latest generation of radiotherapy machines to sculpt the radiation beam with an unprecedented level of precision around the shape of the tumour.Dr David Dodds, chief of medicine,...
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Proton therapy center targets SWFL location near Estero

The first proton therapy center on Florida’s Gulf Coast is scheduled to break ground this summer on the northern edge of Estero in south Lee County with the first cancer treatments available there in 2024. Southwest Florida Proton will feature cutting-edge medical technology in a 35,000-square-foot medical building to...
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Putting 1,000,000 COVID deaths in perspective

Last week, the United States registered the one millionth person dying from the COVID-19 pandemic. Johns Hopkins University’s coronavirus research center put passing that historic mark on May 19, 2022 with 1,001,606 official deaths counted. About 83 million confirmed cases have been registered with the American public, with 337 new deaths on that day, and about 12,000 deaths in the past month.
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