Cancer

A new way to diagnose and treat lung cancer

A team of researchers from Singapore has discovered a class of small RNA molecules, known as oncomiRs, which are responsible for fuelling lung cancer. Published in Nature Communications, the findings provide fresh insight ...

Jul 12, 2016
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Docs tending away from post-prostatectomy adjuvant RT

(HealthDay)—Compared with 2012, in 2015 urologists based in Australia were less favorable toward adjuvant radiotherapy for men with high-risk pathologic features post-prostatectomy, according to a study published online ...

Jul 08, 2016
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Drug targeting BRAF mutation slows thyroid cancer, too

In the era of precision medicine, targeting the mutations driving cancer growth, rather than the tumor site itself, continues to be a successful approach for some patients. In the latest example, researchers from Penn Medicine ...

Jul 23, 2016
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Abnormal uterine bleeding can signal hematologic cancer

(HealthDay)—Among women presenting with a chief complaint of abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB), there is an estimated incidence of hematologic cancer of 3.6 cases per 1,000 women, according to research published in the August ...

Jul 19, 2016
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