Archive: 06/25/2012

Chipping away at cancer

(Medical Xpress) -- In the last two decades, the number of deaths from col­orectal cancer has steadily declined, according to the Amer­ican Cancer Society. While some of the decrease can be attrib­uted ...

Jun 25, 2012
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Cause of rare growth disease discovered

A rare genetic disease which causes some parts of the body to grow excessively has been linked to a cancer-associated mutation that drives cell growth, potentially paving the way for new treatments. The research ...

Jun 25, 2012
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The price tag on a patient-centered medical home

The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) is a concept at the heart of many health care reform models that aim to both improve the quality of care and reduce wasteful spending. But a new analysis of federally qualified health ...

Jun 25, 2012
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