News tagged with biopsy
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(Medical Xpress) -- A simple and cost-effective blood test could be used to monitor how a patient is responding to treatment and detect genetic faults in their cancer as they happen, according to a Cancer Research UK study.
Cancer May 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Got hair? If you don't, you might have a higher risk of prostate cancer, a preliminary study suggests.
Cancer May 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The strategy used by Google to decide which pages are relevant for a search query can also be used to determine which proteins in a patient's cancer are relevant for the disease progression. Researchers from Dresden University ...
Cancer May 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center have identified a new biomarker and therapeutic target for pancreatic cancer, an often-fatal disease for which there is currently ...
Cancer May 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
With high UV levels continuing in Queensland this autumn, young people are at risk of suffering the worst skin damage they will receive during their lifetime, research from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has found.
Cancer May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study on a handful of people with suspected mild Alzheimer's disease (AD) suggests that a device that sends continuous electrical impulses to specific "memory" regions of the brain appears to increase neuronal activity. ...
Neuroscience May 07, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- The No Touch Breast Scan (NTBS), an infrared thermography modality, is not as reliable as mammography for detecting breast cancer, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the ...
Cancer May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Short term follow-up of patients who have had a negative (benign) MRI-guided vacuum assisted breast biopsy may not be necessary, a new study indicates.
Cancer May 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Contrary to a trend in treatment, breast cancer patients with suspicious lymph nodes should have an ultrasound-guided axillary node biopsy, and if that biopsy is positive these patients should undergo an axillary dissection, ...
Cancer May 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Imaging surveillance is an acceptable alternative to surgical excision in patients with benign papilloma, diagnosed at breast core biopsy without cell abnormalities, a new study shows.
Surgery May 03, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
EASL today announced the publication of a new clinical practice guideline (CPG) in the area of Alcoholic Liver Disease (ALD), bringing the number of CPGs published to date to eight.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) on the ear is significantly more likely to be aggressive, and occurs more frequently in men, according to a study published in the May issue of the Journal of the Am ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- For patients with squamous cell laryngeal cancer, regional control rates are improved with accelerated radiotherapy (AR) plus carbogen inhalation and nicotinamide (ARCON) treatment compared ...
Cancer Apr 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New results presented at 3rd European Lung Cancer Conference in Geneva, Switzerland show important steps being made to improve the diagnosis and treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma, an aggressive cancer of the outer ...
Cancer Apr 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A Michigan State University surgeon is teaming up with a Lansing-area dental benefits firm on a clinical trial to create a simple, cost-effective saliva test to detect oral cancer, a breakthrough that would drastically improve ...
Cancer Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0