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tumor bed

The vascular and stromal tissue that surrounds a cancerous tumor and provides it with oxygen, growth factors, and nutrients.
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It is prudent to obtain a specimen radiograph demonstrating a clip or calcifications to document that the tumor bed was excised.
Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding CTI's expectations with respect to the development of the Company and its product and product candidate portfolio, the anticipated benefits and strategic flexibility expected to result from CTI having regained the rights described herein, that PIXURI and Opaxio could have an important impact in the treatment of patients with cancer, that Opaxio may be preferentially distributed to tumors due to their leaky blood vessels and trapped in the tumor bed, thereby allowing significantly more of the dose of chemotherapy to localize in the tumor than with standard paclitaxel, and that Opaxio may be tumor selective and may not enhance radiation toxicity to normal tissues.
Breast cancer radiation with the SAVI[TM] applicator provides outstanding cosmetic and other clinical outcomes, according to two new studies, and is an "ideal solution" for breast conservation therapy patients with small breasts, small tumor beds and minimal distance between the lumpectomy cavity and skin surface.
surgeon, inserts a device that is as small as the length of a dime and can be inserted inside the patient's tumor bed in less than 15 minutes.
If the prostate or tumor bed moves out of range during treatment, the radiation beam turns off until it comes back into range again.
In each of the 20 cases, according to the paper, physicians were able to modulate the dose based on patient-specific anatomy to successfully cover the tumor bed, while sparing healthy tissue.
Based on preclinical studies, it appears that paclitaxel poliglumex is preferentially distributed to tumors due to their leaky blood vessels and trapped in the tumor bed, allowing significantly more of the dose of chemotherapy to localize in the tumor than with standard paclitaxel.
The problem with other internal radiation methods is that women with small breasts, or with a tumor bed near the breast surface, would get skin burns with the standard device," said Catheryn Yashar, M.
This allows for a higher dose of radiation to be delivered to the tumor bed while sparing normal surrounding tissues.
I've used the balloon on several occasions, but there were many cases where I either had to remove the device or decline treatment because the tumor bed was too close to the skin," said Dr.
IORT enables doctors to administer a high dose of radiation to the tumor bed during the lumpectomy, which reduces or eliminates the need for follow-up radiation treatments and also minimizes radiation exposure to healthy tissue and organs.