Cancerous Tumors

Stage 0 breast cancer: When should you wait and see?

In cancer, as in other areas of medicine, early detection can save lives. But the screening tests used to find early tumors also detect disease that would never cause problems - disease you'll die with but not from. Managing ...

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Compound doubles up on cancer detection

Tagging a pair of markers found almost exclusively on a common brain cancer yields a cancer signal that is both more obvious and more specific to cancer, according to a study published last week in the Proceedings of the ...

Oct 08, 2015
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