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first_img News | Brachytherapy Systems | August 14, 2019 Efficacy of Isoray’s Cesium Blu Showcased in Recent Studies August 14, 2019 — Isoray announced a trio of studies recently reported at scientific meetings and published in medica read more Catalyst PT image courtesy of C-RAD News | February 20, 2015 Mevion S250 Becomes Canada’s First Approved Proton Therapy System Treatment provides more precise alternative to conventional radiation therapy News | Proton Therapy | August 06, 2019 IBA Signs Contract to Install Proton Therapy Center in Kansas IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) recently signed a contract and received the first payment for a Proteus One solution… read more News | Radiation Therapy | August 02, 2019 Varian Showcases Cancer Care Systems and Software at AAPM 2019 Varian showcased systems and software from its cancer care portfolio, including the Identify Guidance System, at the… read more News | Radiation Oncology | July 31, 2019 Laura Dawson, M.D., FASTRO, Chosen as ASTRO President-elect The members of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) elected four new officers to ASTRO’s Board of… read more News | Radiation Therapy | August 15, 2019 First Patient Enrolled in World’s Largest Brain Cancer Clinical Trial Henry Ford Cancer Institute is first-in-the-world to enroll a glioblastoma patient in the GBM AGILE Trial (Adaptive… read more News | Radiation Therapy | August 16, 2019 Drug Accelerates Blood System’s Recovery After Radiation, Chemotherapy A drug developed by UCLA physician-scientists and chemists speeds up the regeneration of mouse and human blood stem… read more February 20, 2015 — The Mevion S250 proton therapy system has become the first proton therapy system to receive a medical device license from Health Canada, the federal department responsible for public health, and is now approved to be installed at cancer facilities across the country.Proton therapy targets cancer cells more precisely than traditional photon radiation treatment and results in less damage to surrounding healthy tissue and organs. Because of this, it is ideal for treating pediatric patients and adult patients with cancers in sensitive locations, such as near the brain, spine, heart, and lungs.The Mevion S250 offers the same capabilities of significantly larger and more expensive proton therapy systems but with a much smaller footprint, improved reliability, more efficient patient access and dramatically lower capital and operational costs.According to the Canadian Cancer Society, an estimated 97,700 men and 93,600 women were diagnosed with cancer in Canada in 2014. Of these new cases, many were types of cancer that are frequently treated with proton therapy, including lung cancer (13.9 percent of new cancer cases in men, 13.3 percent in women), cancer in the brain or central nervous system (1.7 percent of new cancer cases in men, 1.3 percent in women), prostate cancer (24.1 percent of new cancer cases in men) and breast cancer (26.1 percent of new cancer cases in women).For more information: FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | August 07, 2019 Qfix kVue One Proton Couch Top Validated by Mevion Medical Systems Qfix and Mevion Medical Systems announced that a special version of the kVue One Proton couch top is now both validated… read more News | Proton Therapy | August 08, 2019 MD Anderson to Expand Proton Therapy Center The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center unveiled plans to expand its Proton Therapy Center during a… read more Following radiation, the bone marrow shows nearly complete loss of blood cells in mice (left). Mice treated with the PTP-sigma inhibitor displayed rapid recovery of blood cells (purple, right). Credit: UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center/Nature Communications The top piece of content in July was a video interview explaining how Princess Margaret Cancer Center is using machine learning to create automated treatment plans. This was a hot topic at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 2019 meeting in July. News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | August 15, 2019 Mevion and C-RAD Release Integration for Improved Proton Therapy Treatment Quality Mevion Medical Systems and C-RAD announced the integration between the C-RAD Catalyst PT and the Mevion S250i proton… read more The MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center expansion is expected to be completed in 2023. Rendering courtesy of Stantec. Feature | August 05, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor Most Popular Radiology and Radiotherapy Topics in July 2019 August 5, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Imaging Technology New (ITN) magazine website fr read more Related Contentlast_img read more

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first_imgIn new book, Stern talks regret, and how therapy changed him FILE – In this April 14, 2018 file photo, Howard Stern speaks at the 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Cleveland Public Auditorium in Cleveland. Stern talks about what he’s learned, his regrets, and what he wishes he had gotten right in his new book “Howard Stern Comes Again.” It’s a combination of interviews from Stern’s radio show, interspersed with previously unspoken details about his life. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP, File) AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email by John Carucci, The Associated Press Posted May 14, 2019 9:28 am PDT NEW YORK — Howard Stern has never been shy about pushing boundaries or offending anyone. Yet the self-proclaimed “King of All Media” wrestled with the idea of including his interview with Harvey Weinstein in his new book, “Howard Stern Comes Again.”The book is a collection of interviews from Stern’s radio show interspersed with details about his own life.He told The Associated Press that he worried his interview with Weinstein, accused of sexual assault, would traumatize alleged victims if it was reprinted in the book. But Stern ultimately saw value in including an excerpt from the 2014 interview on his SiriusXM show, in which he asks about the rumoured “casting couch” and Weinstein eloquently denies it. To Stern, it was a perfect example of hypocrisy.“He gives me such a beautiful answer on how that can’t be in his world, how the films can’t be that way, how people need to feel safe,” Stern said. “In other words, he knew everything you should do and say. This is not a guy who didn’t know better. But he couldn’t control himself and like so many hypocrites … He knew.” (Weinstein has denied all allegations of sexual assault and has pleaded not guilty to criminal charges against him.)Stern offers up plenty of other life lessons in his latest book, some from the many interviews he has conducted over a decades-long career and some from his past.In a recent interview with The AP, Stern talked about what he’s learned and what he regrets:THE GIFT OF THERAPYStern credits psychoanalysis with helping him overcome some demons.“I had some growing up to do,” he said.The process didn’t begin well. Seems Stern forgot that therapy wasn’t the same as hosting his radio show.“I was literally sitting there trying to make him laugh and entertain him, and he caught on right away. He said ‘What are you doing? I don’t find any of this funny. I find some of it sad,’” he recalled.“It was mind-blowing to me for the first time to be heard like that.”Those sessions also made him a better interviewer, he said.“What ended up happening, not even through some sort of conscious effort — I would sit down with people and say gee, I would love to let them be heard.”THE MEAN SIDE OF HIS INTERVIEWSStern said insecurities early in his career kept him from feeling happy.“When I was on K-Rock (in New York) and syndicated around the country, the programming guy said to me, ‘One in every four cars on the Long Island Expressway is listening to you,’” Stern said. “Instead of being happy, I’d be depressed. I’d be like, what about the other three cars?”His unreasonable expectations led him to treat some of his guests badly, he said.AN APOLOGY NEVER HEARDRegrets in the studio? His treatment of the late Robin Williams tops the list.“Instead of him learning that I was a big fan of his, I would just club him with a question that was ridiculous, you know, like about his nanny. He married his nanny or something like that,” Stern said.“I literally was going to pick up the phone the week that he killed himself,” Stern said. “I would have just said to him, you know, Robin, I want to apologize. I’m such a fan of yours and I was in such a deep hole in my life. … Not trying to get him to come on the show again or anything like that but just to say, look, I didn’t get it right. I was being an (expletive).”HEALTH SCARETwo years ago, Stern took a rare day off from work, and when he came back on the air, he joked about having the flu. But it was a little more serious.He had a suspicious growth on his kidney and a low white blood cell count, which he feared was cancer. After a surgical procedure, the problem was revealed to be a small, benign cyst.Still, it challenged his sense of invincibility.“I was nervous to bring it up. It was a way of confronting my own mortality, and it brought me to this book,” Stern said.A PRE-PRESIDENTIAL FRIENDSHIPDonald Trump was one of Stern’s favourite guests before he assumed the presidency, and that’s reflected in the book.“I had to include Donald Trump because so much was made of my interviews with him,” Stern said. During Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, excerpts from those interviews were often the topic of political shows.“I tried to do little snapshots throughout the book — ‘and now a word from our president’ — because I was trying to show you a transition from great talk show guest to politician,” Stern said.Those wild conversations covered everything from mocking a presidential run to details of Trump’s sex life. Stern says their relationship soured when Stern declined to endorse Trump.“I really felt Hillary Clinton would have been the better choice because she was a career politician who had proven herself in many different areas,” Stern said.Trump is welcome to come back on the show, he said, but the line of questioning would not be as casual.“It wouldn’t be like the old days, that’s for sure,” he said. “I’d have to ask him some questions which probably wouldn’t really be framed for my show.”John Carucci, The Associated Presslast_img read more