'As a clinical oncologist
specialized in treating kidney cancer patients, the prospect of an immune primer that can support the achievement of complete responses in advanced-stage patients with a positive tolerability and safety profile is extremely exciting, especially in an indication in which complete responses are rare,' commented Dr.
Dr Henry Mandeville, consultant clinical oncologist
at The Royal Marsden, said: "The advanced imaging of the MR Linac enables acquisition of high quality MR imaging prior to, during and after the delivery of radiotherapy.
Chris Nutting, consultant clinical oncologist
at the Royal Marsden Hospital, says repatriating patients from the overseas programme, and also treating those who might have been too unwell to be referred abroad, will be a success story.
Professor Mererid Evans, a consultant clinical oncologist
at Cardiff's Velindre Cancer Centre, has been awarded the funding as part of a joint grant with Professor Terry Jones from the University of Liverpool.
The sequencing of such complicated treatment is meticulous and often requires clinicians to sit under one roof in a multi-disciplinary meeting where pathologist, radiologist, surgeon, medical oncologist, radiation/ clinical oncologist
and others assemble to discuss the most appropriate way to handle a cancer case based on scientific evidence and according to the needs pertinent to the patient.
Consultant clinical oncologist
, Rachel Pearson, added: "This new MRI-only system is already being used in several European radiotherapy departments and now, here in Newcastle, we have treated the first patients in the UK using this treatment pathway...We are very excited that, with support from the charity Charlie Bear for Cancer Care, we are able to bring this state-of-the-art treatment to our patients in the North East."
Consultant clinical oncologist
Rachel Pearson added: "This new MRI-only system is already being used in several European radiotherapy departments and now, here in Newcastle, we have treated the first patients in the UK using this treatment pathway.
From left, Hazel McCallum, Consultant Clinical Scientist; Rachel Pearson, Consultant Clinical Oncologist
; Karen Pilling, Clinical Lead Superintendent Radiographer; Keith Kirby, MR-only planning radiotherapy patient, Jonathan Wyatt, Clinical Scientist; Serena West, Imaging Superintendent Radiographer; Michele Wilkinson, Principal Dosimetrist.
'The situation is getting more and more critical every year, and the only key to surviving the fatal disease is precaution or early detection,' said clinical oncologist
Dr Nimrah Nadeem at the seminar at the Government College University, Lahore, on Wednesday.
'The situation is getting more and more critical every year, and only key to survival from this fatal disease is precaution or early detection,' said clinical oncologist
Dr Mohammad Ali Memon, Director and Clinical Oncologist
, Atomic Energy Medical Centre (AEMC) at JPMC claimed that over 50 percent of cancers in men could be prevented in Pakistan by controlling sale of tobacco and improving hygienic and environmental conditions and urged people to focus more on prevention as cancer treatment was very cumbersome and beyond the reach of common people.
Dr Jason Lester, consultant clinical oncologist
at Velindre Cancer Centre, in Cardiff, said the news marks "a significant step forward" for patients with these two types of cancer.