Enrollment Completed in SORAMIC Study of Sorafenib With SIR-Spheres to Treat Hepatocellular Carcinoma

March 29, 2016—Prof. Jens Ricke, MD, recently announced that the palliative cohort of the pan-European SORAMIC study has reached its enrollment target of 420 patients with unresectable primary liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma [HCC]). Prof. Ricke, who codirects the SORAMIC trial with Prof. Peter Malfertheiner, MD, is Professor of Radiology and Director of the Clinic for Radiology and…

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Selective Internal Radiation Therapy Plus FOLFOX Improves Control of Liver Tumors in Colorectal Cancer

Selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) using Y-90 resin microspheres combined with FOLFOX (fluorouracil, leucovorin, and oxaliplatin) chemotherapy in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) significantly improved control of liver tumors, although it did not improve progression-free survival (PFS), a phase 3 trial has found. “SIRFLOX demonstrated that liver-directed treatment of mCRC using Y-90 resin microspheres…

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A Top Liver Radiation Therapy Center in Dallas Publishes a New Article That Presents Several Facts about IR That You Should Know

March 5, 2016. Dallas, TX. Majid and Van Meter Interventional Radiologists publish a new article that explains the nature of the interventional radiology (IR) services they specialize in. In the article, this top liver radiation therapy center in Dallas explains what interventional radiology is and how it differs from traditional surgeries. They also explain many…

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Some of the Best Interventional Radiology Doctors in Dallas Present Several Facts about IR That You Should Know

Medicine is full of acronyms, so many that it’s sometimes difficult for even the best interventional radiology doctors in Dallas to keep track of them, much less laymen. One of these acronyms is IR, which stands for interventional http://gty.im/6190-000424 . IR is a subset of radiology, in which visualization technologies such as X-ray fluoroscopy, ultrasound,…

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