News tagged with benign tumors

Denosumab reduces burden of giant-cell tumor of the bone

Treatment with denosumab, a drug targeted against a protein that helps promote bone destruction, decreased the number of tumor giant cells in patients with giant-cell tumor of the bone, and increased new bone formation, according ...

Sep 21, 2012
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Two gene mutations drive adrenal cancer

Two different genetic mutations cooperate to induce adrenal cancer, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center and University of Sao Paulo in Brazil.

Sep 10, 2012
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Is combining hysterectomy and a tummy tuck safe?

(HealthDay) -- New research suggests that combining two very different surgeries -- a hysterectomy and a tummy tuck -- is relatively safe, with no major complications seen in 65 women who had both procedures ...

May 11, 2012
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Breakthrough in genetics of fibroids

Uterine leiomyomas, also called fibroids, cause a very significant burden to women's health. They are benign tumors that occur in 60% of women by the age of 45 years and cause symptoms such as abdominal pain and discomfort, ...

Aug 25, 2011
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