News tagged with cancer screening
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(Medical Xpress)—Human papillomavirus (HPV) has long been implicated in cervical cancer, but details of how it happens have remained a mystery. Now researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have found that a single ...
Cancer Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Gene mutation study results could lead to less expensive, more accessible breast and ovarian cancer screening
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers conducting a study of gene mutations that increase a woman's likelihood of breast and ovarian cancers have made a discovery that could open doors to less expensive and more ...
Cancer Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
First comprehensive review of European breast cancer screening programs finds benefits outweigh harm
A major review of breast cancer screening services in Europe, jointly led by researchers at Queen Mary, University of London, has concluded that the benefits of screening in terms of lives saved outweigh the harms caused ...
Cancer Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In the medical world, where decisions invariably involve risk and uncertainty, two Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center physicians note that experts generally base their recommendations on the outcome of death, which is "readily ...
Health Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In a new study, three types of screening methods used to determine whether breast cancer has spread to other parts of the body only spotted a small portion of tumors that had done so.
Cancer Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Routine screening for ovarian cancer is ineffective and at times can do more harm than good, a panel of cancer specialists has concluded.
Cancer Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A leading U.S. government panel has recommended against ovarian cancer screening for women who are not at high risk for the disease.
Cancer Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Women who undergo screening halve their risk of dying from breast cancer, a new study from the University of Melbourne has found. The study, published today in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Preven ...
Cancer Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—One of the world's top selling drugs potentially also acts against the growth of new lymphatic vessels, with potential implications for cancer therapy. This surprising finding was brought ...
Cancer Sep 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
New research has revealed why some lung cancers are undetected by radiograph and helped to identify the type of people who may be at risk of this form of the disease.
Cancer Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Prepping for a "virtual colonoscopy" at the Mayo Clinic now only involves swallowing four cleansing tablets, rather than the large amounts of liquid laxative typically required, researchers ...
Cancer Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A lung cancer risk prediction model developed by scientists at the University of Liverpool has been shown to be a viable tool for selecting high risk individuals for prevention and control programmes.
Cancer Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Treatment for cervical disease does not appear to increase the risk of subsequently giving birth prematurely, according to a study of over 44,000 women in England. The study, published online in the British Medical Journal today, ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Without other risk factors, all Americans born between 1945 and 1965 should have a one-time screening for the hepatitis C virus (HCV) according to new recommendations being published early online today in Annals of Internal Me ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Although the European Randomized Study of Screening for Prostate Cancer (ERSPC) has reported a 29 percent reduction in prostate-cancer mortality for men who undergo prostate-specific antigen ...
Cancer Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 1