To be presented at the 102nd AACR Annual Meeting 2011.

Treatments are usually completed in a single to five days and patients can resume their normal activities immediately following treatment. ‘Mount Vernon Cancer Centre has a strong reputation for cancer treatment, particularly using radiation, so it is excellent to observe their treatment arsenal strengthened with the purchase of a CyberKnife System,’ said Euan S. Thomson, Ph.D., cEO and president of Accuray Incorporated. ‘We are proud to become dealing with the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust and so are happy with their recognition of the CyberKnife System’s unique contributions in the treatment of cancer.In sharp contrast, the number of people newly diagnosed with the disease who had no related symptoms nearly quadrupled, according to the report. Most often, these silent cancers were diagnosed following removal of thyroid tissue for a benign condition. Meanwhile, 19 % of patients were diagnosed after a tumor was detected during an imaging test accidentally. And 27 % had been diagnosed following investigations of nodules not really associated with thyroid tumor that prompted doctors to order imaging tests of the throat, the study found. However, the study exposed that the proportion of sufferers who die from thyroid cancer tumor hasn’t changed since 1935. We are facing an epidemic of analysis in thyroid cancer, said Brito Campana. Given that we understand where all these new situations are via, we can design strategies to identify individuals with thyroid tumor who can reap the benefits of our treatment without condemning additional patients to unnecessary lab tests, treatment, suffering and costs.