BSD Medical: American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO)'s Official Journal Publishes Data From Treatment of 378 Additional Patients, With Results Similar to Prior Landmark Study of Hyperthermia Therapy and Cervical Cancer
Published: Dec 10, 2008
SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 10, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BSD Medical Corporation (NasdaqGM:BSDM - News) today announced that a report entitled, ``Radiotherapy and Hyperthermia for Treatment of Primary Locally Advanced Cervix Cancer: Results in 378 Patients,'' has been published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics (IJROBP, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2008.03.072 (Epub ahead of print)). The report lends major support to the results from a landmark study on the use of hyperthermia therapy as a companion to radiation for treating advanced cervical cancer patients in that the results from this large follow-up population of patients were similar to those observed in the original study. The publication (IJROBP), commonly known as the ``Red Journal,'' is the official journal of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO), the world's leading professional organization devoted to radiation oncology.