Research shows breast cancer surgery marker associated with smaller radiotherapy volume

Patients who were implanted with the BioZorb® 3D bio-absorbable marker during their lumpectomy were able to be treated with smaller radiotherapy volumes than patients who did not receive the marker, according to research presented at the recent American Society of Breast Surgeons annual meeting. The difference in volumes was statistically significant.
Press Wire

Good news on Alex’s battle with cancer

Good news from America on south Leicestershire’s Alex Goodwin, who has a rare form of bone cancer. The latest tests by doctors in Kansas City show that the cancer has not spread, and much of it has been removed. It is now hoped that further radiotherapy will eliminate the cancer altogether.
Harborough Mail

Twins get race honour

A teenager from the region who beat cancer after treatment in the US had the honour of launching Scotland’s biggest Race for Life on Sunday. Eilidh Steel has made a full recovery after treatment with proton beam therapy for cancer of the salivary gland after doctors discovered a tumour in her neck.