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Patients with prostate cancer that has metastasized, or spread, to other parts of the body face a significantly higher risk of dying when visiting a hospital emergency department on the weekend instead of on a weekday, according ...
Cancer May 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—University of Washington scientists have succeeded in removing the extra copy of chromosome 21 in cell cultures derived from a person with Down syndrome, a condition in which the body's ...
Medical research Nov 09, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (11) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The number of testicular cancer cases continues to climb slowly but steadily in the United States, according to new research.
Cancer May 03, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Nisin, a common food preservative, may slow or stop squamous cell head and neck cancers, a University of Michigan study found.
Cancer Oct 31, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 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 |
Social stigma is harming attempts to combat cervical cancer in India where more women die annually of the disease than anywhere else in the world, a new report said Friday.
Cancer May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In one of the largest observational studies of its kind, researchers report that a combination of chemotherapy and radiation followed by surgery in patients with stage 3 non-small cell lung cancer improves survival.
Cancer Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study shows that the lack of a certain gene occurs in almost 28 percent of human breast cancers, playing a role in some 60,000 breast cancer cases in the United States and 383,000 worldwide this year.
Genetics Aug 15, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(HealthDay) -- It remains unclear whether the benefits of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing outweigh the harms, but evidence suggests that men with a longer life expectancy may benefit from testing, ...
Cancer Jul 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 3 |
A study by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers published online today in Nature reveals new insight into why the most common, deadly kind of brain tumor in adults recurs and identifies a potential target ...
Cancer Aug 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
More effective treatments for one of the deadliest forms of cancer are one step closer thanks to groundbreaking research from an international collaborative study.
Cancer Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Novel technique for delivering multiple cancer treatments may solve hurdle for combinatorial drug therapies
Cancers are notorious for secreting chemicals that confuse the immune system and thwarting biological defenses.
Cancer Jul 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Early signs of lung cancer could be diagnosed using a simple blood test following a new discovery by scientists at the University of York.
Cancer Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Hundreds of women with breast cancer living in England's most deprived areas would have better survival rates if they were diagnosed at the same stage as those who lived in affluent areas.
Cancer Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
The rate of people who seek preventive cancer screenings has fallen over the last ten years in the United States with wide variations between white-collar and blue-collar workers, according to a University of Miami Miller ...
Cancer Dec 27, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |