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Individual building block of tumor therapy

Dear Sir or Madam,

A tumor alone is debilitating enough for patients, but the medication against it is also hard to deal with. Patients are often hit by strong side effects or the tumor is not affected by a drug at all, so that the patient needs to try other substances. TherapySelect in Heidelberg is specialized to look at these aspects. See in our latest video how the diagnostics company wants to improve and individualize tumor therapy.

Have a nice week,

Timo Roth
Editorial team

image: 12 - 15 November 2018, MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine in Düsseldorf

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Topic of the Month: Measurement techniques for orthopedics
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Light and Bluetooth – dynamic measurement techniques for orthopedics

Topic of the Month

Image: Dr. Betsch next to a computer screen showing scans of the spine; Copyright: privat
X-rays for diagnostic imaging and therapy evaluation are still the norm in orthopedics. Meanwhile, patients who frequently need X-rays are repeatedly exposed to radiation. That's why the University Hospital RWTH Aachen uses and develops methods that are not just radiation-free but can also capture motions.
Read more in our Topic of the Month:
Light and Bluetooth – dynamic measurement techniques for orthopedics
Biomechanical measuring systems in orthopedics

Personalized cancer medicine – Best possible treatment with TherapySelect


Foto: preview picture for the video "TherapySelect"
Medicine is getting more and more personalized. This is particularly interesting for oncology, since a cancer is as individual as the respective patient. When choosing a therapy, both the characteristics of the tumor and the personal characteristics of the patient must be considered. To see exactly what this looks like, we visited the diagnostics company TherapySelect, based in Heidelberg.
Watch the video here!
Personalized cancer medicine – Best possible treatment with TherapySelect
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