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Targeted Radiation Therapy to Treat Cancer - Dr. K.S. Clifford Chao

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Published on May 4, 2010

K.S. Clifford Chao, M.D., the Radiation Oncologist-in-Chief at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and a Professor of Radiation Oncology at Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, discusses image-guided targeted radiotherapy and intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) for the treatment of cancers. These technologies allow physicians to treat cancerous tumors with precisely targeted doses of radiation; destroying the cancer with minimal damage to the surrounding healthy tissue. As a result, patients are treated while being spared the unwanted side-effects of radiation.

In addition to serving as the Principle Investigator of multiple NIH research grants and publishing more than 100 peer-reviewed papers, Dr. Chao is the author of two widely read textbooks, Management Decisions in Radiation Oncology and Practical Essentials of IMRT.

You can learn more about Dr. Chao and his work at: http://www.weillcornell.org/physician...

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