News tagged with cancer test

How to prevent disparities in colon cancer screening

People living in poverty are less likely to be screened regularly for colorectal cancer—and more likely to develop the disease and die from it. How to end these disparities—and raise screening rates, lower disease rates, ...

Jun 16, 2014
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New study aims to rapidly test lung cancer drugs

A bold new way to test cancer drugs started Monday. Like a medical version of speed dating, doctors will sort through multiple experimental drugs and match patients to the one most likely to succeed based on each person's ...

Jun 16, 2014
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Prostate cancer biomarkers identified in seminal fluid

(Medical Xpress)—Improved diagnosis and management of one of the most common cancers in men - prostate cancer - could result from research at the University of Adelaide, which has discovered that seminal ...

Jun 06, 2014
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Prostate cancer testing is on trial

(Medical Xpress)—The University of Sydney's School of Public Health is seeking people to participate in a "community jury" to independently asses the process of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) testing in ...

Jun 03, 2014
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Colonoscopy is indicated in unscreened elderly patients

(HealthDay)—Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening should be considered as a cost-effective strategy in unscreened patients older than 75 years, according to research published in the June 3 issue of the Annals of ...

Jun 03, 2014
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Online avatar helps demystify breast cancer risk

(Medical Xpress)—About one in eight American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime – more than 200,000 this year alone. A simple blood test can determine if a woman faces increased ...

May 30, 2014
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