radiation therapy

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However, some patients with advanced BIA-ALCL might need additional treatments, such as chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, "These Breast Implants Have Been Recalled Because of Their Link to a Rare Cancer," 13 Aug. 2019 There have been situations where there have been more aggressive forms and the patients have had to do chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Naseem S. Miller, orlandosentinel.com, "Textured breast implant recall: What you need to know," 7 Aug. 2019 Skip to main content The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas and there is no evidence of the disease remaining. Savannah Behrmann, USA TODAY, "Ruth Bader Ginsburg was treated for pancreatic cancer this summer. Here's what we know," 26 Aug. 2019 Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas and there is no evidence of the disease remaining, the Supreme Court said Friday. Jessica Gresko And Marilynn Marchione, chicagotribune.com, "Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for malignant tumor on pancreas," 23 Aug. 2019 The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a tumor on her pancreas and there is no evidence of the disease remaining. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Supreme Court: Ginsburg treated for tumor on pancreas," 23 Aug. 2019 After multiple procedures since his initial diagnosis, 90% of the tumor has been removed and Kiderlen has completed radiation therapy. Justin L. Mack, Indianapolis Star, "Drake is a 12-year-old who's kicking cancer's butt. His wish is to play D&D at Gen Con.," 30 July 2019 The cancer center, planned for a long strip of land between Fourth and Fifth avenues, will bring radiation therapy to the Mercy medical campus for the first time. San Diego Union-Tribune, "$25 million gift from the late Conrad Prebys launches new chapter of cancer care at Scripps Mercy," 9 Aug. 2019 Last fall, for 30 straight days, Nurse Patricia Ferguson went for radiation therapy every morning to treat her breast cancer before going to work to tend to her patients. courant.com, "Community News For The Wethersfield Edition," 8 Aug. 2019

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radiation therapy

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