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Professor Øyvind S. Bruland

Professor Øyvind S. Bruland

Recent updates and publications

Alpharadin and Skeletal Metastases - A Phase III Trial

A direct link to the ongoing phase III trial, that recently was activated in US centers, directs you to the NIH/NCI clinical trials web page - click here.

Review of the clinical development of Radium 223 - Alpharadin.

Chapter 10 in a recent textbook on targeted radionuclide tumour therapy by Springer Verlag, 2008.

Click here to open the chapter in PDF format.


Normal tissue toxicity of radiotherapy

In December, 2007, we published a paper in Acta Oncologica on: Radiological and functional assessment of radiation-induced pulmonary damage following breast irradiation.

Click here for PDF of the paper.

  [11.01.08 15:01] 

Radiotherapy of soft tissue sarcoma

A paper from our group by Nina L. Jebsen et al. was recently accepted and is currently in press for Int. Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics.

Ref.: No. ROB-D-07-01341R1
Radiotherapy improves local control regardless of surgical margin and malignancy grade in extremity and trunk wall soft tissue sarcoma. A Scandinavian Sarcoma Group Study of 1093 patients.
International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology,Physics

Click here for a pdf of the publication

  [20.11.07 12:27] 

Fauske og Bruland er redaktører for ny bok om Førstehjelp

Den gies ut av forlaget Fri Flyt i anledning Norsk Tindeklub's 100-års jubileum.

Førstehjelp på tur Fjell-, høyde- og reisemedisin (klikk for å åpne bokomtale i Word-format)

Les anmeldelsen av boken i Tidsskrift for Den Norske Lægeforening ved å klikke her (PDF)

Større bilde av bokomslaget >>  [19.11.07 13:23] 

Publication in "Lung Cancer":

Porojnicu AC, Robsahm TE, Dahlback A, Berg JP, Christiani D, Bruland OS, Moan J. (2007 Mar)
Seasonal and geographical variations in lung cancer prognosis in Norway Does Vitamin D from the sun play a role?
Lung Cancer 55(3):263-70

View a pdf of the paper by clicking here

Treatment of bone metastasis


In the latest issue of Clinical Cancer Research, a separate section is devoted to the proceedings from an expert meeting in Boston, October last year. Here invited papers on various aspects of the management of patients with bone metastases are published. This includes a review (by Bruland et al.) on external radiotherapy, bone-seeking radiopharamaceuticals, including recent progress using Alpharadin - a novel bone-seeker; currently in phase II clinical testing in patients with bone metastases from hormone refractory prostate cancer.

Click here to view the table of contents (PDF format)

High-Linear EnergyTransfer IrradiationTargeted to Skeletal Metastases by the A-Emitter 223Ra: Adjuvant or Alternative to Conventional Modalities? (PDF format)

Advances in Treating Metastatic Bone Cancer: Summary Statement for the First Cambridge Conference (PDF format)

  [26.10.06 12:10] 

ASCO - Prostate Cancer Symposium, San Fransisco

First results from the completed phase 2 study were presented at ASCO - Prostate Cancer Symposium, San Fransisco 23-26/2-06.

Click here to view abstract of presentation and poster

Ny kreftbehandling

Det norske selskapet Algeta ASA vekker internasjonale investorers interesse. Selskapet får 185 millioner kroner fra tunge venturefond for å videreutvikle en ny type behandling for prostatakreft som har spredd seg til skjelett.

Last ned artikkel fra Dagens Næringsliv (PDF-format)

Bildet til høyre: Dr. philos Roy H. Larsen var Brulands første stipendiat, og de stiftet selskapet i 1997.
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