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BSW researcher co-authors paper in JAMA Oncology examining Hypofractionated Image-Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT) for non-small cell lung cancer patients

Concurrent radiation therapy and chemotherapy, known as chemoradiation, is a common treatment for locally advanced cancers. Adding concurrent chemotherapy can improve the effectiveness of radiation therapy but can also enhance the appearance of toxic side effects. This means that some cancer patients, especially those with comorbidities or poor health status, are ineligible for concurrent chemoradiation. Researchers at Baylor Scott & White Research Institute (BSWRI) are contributing to critical clinical trials to improve the effectiveness of radiation therapy for cancer patients, including those who are not eligible for concurrent chemoradiation.

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How do we improve patient outcomes with translational research? By educating our future.

From Bench (to Post-graduate Practitioners) to Bedside

Translational research brings new findings from bench to bedside to expedite improvement in patient outcomes. Baylor Scott & White Research Institute (BSWRI) also brings these findings to lecture halls and conferences to ensure postgraduates are well-informed of the latest findings and “best clinical practices” in their disease specialty.

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Research excellence enhanced through Nursing Institute integration

In July 2021, Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) launched the Nursing Institute, a system-wide endeavor to elevate the nursing profession by strengthening research, continuing education, and professional excellence. In partnership with Baylor Scott & White Research Institute (BSWRI), the Nursing Institute is driving critical research to improve the practice of nursing and overall administering of care in the hospital environment.

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