Category Archives: Medicine & Healthcare

Journals from Medicine & Healthcare

Perceptions and Receipt of Cancer Screening among African Americans: A Community Networks Program Project

Author(s): Sylvie A. Akohoue, Donna Kenerson, Zudi-Mwak Takizala, Katina Beard, Marilyn Burress, Helen Pinkerton, Jianguo Liu, Kushal Patel, Margaret Hargreaves ABSTRACT Objective: Minority groups constitute one of the nation’s highest cancer risk groups. Historically, these groups have not been adequately … Continue reading

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“With This Disease, You Take Whatever Chances There Are”—A Study on Socio-Cultural and Psychological Aspects of Experiments Regarding Huntington’s Disease

Author(s): Susanne Lundin, Eva Torkelson, Marsanna Petersen ABSTRACT Although relatively rare, Huntington’s disease (HD) has fatal consequences. There is no cure for the disease, which leads to an early death. Worldwide, scientists are trying to develop therapeutic methods that could … Continue reading

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The Impact of Variation in Bladder Volume on the Doses of Target and Organ-at-Risk in Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy for Localized Prostate Cancer

Author(s): Shogo Hatanaka, Yoshito Kawada, Kana Washizu, Nobuko Utsumi, Takafumi Yamano, Keiichiro Nishimura, Tetsuya Watanabe, Katsuhito Hosaka1, Keisuke Todoroki, Go Nakajima, Munefumi Shimbo, Takeo Takahashi ABSTRACT Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) has become the mainstay of treatment for localized prostate cancer. … Continue reading

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