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'Gene signature' test diagnoses benign thyroid growths

A new genetic test accurately and consistently diagnoses benign growths, or nodules, on the thyroid gland, according to a study from Chile. The results will be presented Saturday at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting ...

Jun 17, 2013
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Cancer's many faces examined in new study

(Medical Xpress)—This year, according to the American Cancer Society, some 232,340 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women. Some of these patients will succumb to the disease, while ...

Jun 07, 2013
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Vest would detect cancers before symptoms arise

(Medical Xpress)—A group of researchers from Case Western Reserve University's electrical engineering department are lining a vest with ultrasound sensors, signal processing electronics and other high-tech gear. Their goal ...

Jun 06, 2013
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HPV a growing cause of upper throat cancer (Update)

Actor Michael Douglas' comments about throat cancer have thrown a spotlight on cancer risks from a sexually spread virus. The virus, HPV, is best known for causing cervical cancer. But experts say it also is a growing cause ...

Jun 03, 2013
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