(Medical Xpress)—A new tool that could allow for faster, more comprehensive testing of brain tissue during surgery successfully identified the cancer type, grade and tumor margins in five brain surgery ...
Surgery Jan 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new UCSF study has found a clear association between certain genes and the development of lymphedema, a painful and chronic condition that often occurs after breast cancer surgery and some other cancer treatments.
Cancer Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The critical question shortly after a brain cancer patient starts treatment: how well is it working? But there hasn't been a good way to gauge that.
Cancer Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Most people think of the flu when the word "vaccine" comes up in conversation, but several vaccines also exist to help prevent cancers.
Cancer Jan 19, 2013 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0 |
One in 25,000 people worldwide is affected by neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2), a condition where the loss of a tumour suppressor called Merlin results in multiple tumours in the brain and nervous system.
Cancer Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Children suspected of having appendicitis are more likely to receive CT scans, which involve radiation, if they are evaluated at a general hospital, a new study by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has ...
Pediatrics Dec 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
A study by researchers at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC) at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, recently e-published ahead of print by the Journal of Clinical Oncology, sugges ...
Cancer Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—New research suggests that surgical procedures, not stress, may lead to the spike in heart-related deaths known to occur in the weeks after a cancer diagnosis.
Cancer Oct 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center have found that when breast cancer patients are offered pre-test genetic counseling before definitive breast cancer surgery, patients exhibited decreases in distress. ...
Cancer Aug 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute (NBTI) are seeking to understand if a vaccine made from a patient's own blood cells may slow the growth of a type of brain tumor. The trial is studying the vaccine's effect ...
Cancer Jul 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- New research suggests that many men with prostate cancer do not need immediate treatment, especially if they have low PSA scores or low-risk tumors that are unlikely to grow and spread.
Cancer Jul 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for the breast cancer genes BRCA1/2 is now feasible and established, with good success rates for those treated, according to investigators from the reproduction, oncology and genetics ...
Cancer Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A diagnosis of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is generally a death sentence, but new research from the University of Wisconsin-Madison lab of Dr. John Kuo shows that at least one subtype is associated with a longer life expectancy. ...
Cancer Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Stem cells often used in reconstructive surgery following mastectomies and other cancer-removal treatments may pose a danger: Cornell biomedical scientists have discovered that these cells, ...
Cancer Jun 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Patients with esophageal cancer who receive chemotherapy and radiation before surgery have better outcomes, Dutch researchers report.
Cancer May 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |