News tagged with advanced stage
There are substantial inequalities in the stage at which cancer patients receive their diagnosis – a critical factor for cancer survival – a new study by the University of Cambridge reveals. The researchers found that ...
Cancer Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A large national sample of women diagnosed with cervical cancer between 2000 and 2007 finds lack of insurance was second only to age as the strongest predictor of late stage at diagnosis, a gap the authors say is likely attributable ...
Cancer Jul 19, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Less intense chemotherapy more effective and less toxic for patients with advanced Hodgkin's lymphoma
A study published Online First by The Lancet has found that patients with advanced Hodgkin's lymphoma (a cancer affecting lymph tissue) can be treated more effectively with lower doses of chemotherapy. The study is by Dr ...
Cancer Apr 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Older women with breast cancer face a higher risk of being diagnosed with the disease at a late stage, while the risk of an advanced stage diagnosis of lung cancer decreases with age, a new study shows today.
Cancer Mar 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0