News tagged with journal of the national cancer institute

Gauging the accuracy of breast cancer biomarker tests

A team led by David Rimm, professor of pathology at Yale School of Medicine, investigated protein expression in breast tissue biomarkers to determine whether the time from tissue removal to fixation in preservative ...

Nov 01, 2012
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Negative pigment network able to distinguish melanoma

(HealthDay)—Negative pigment network (NPN) can be used to distinguish melanoma from Spitz nevus and other benign lesions, according to a study published online Oct. 11 in the Journal of the American Ac ...

Oct 25, 2012
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

HIV helps explain rise of anal cancer in US males

The increase in anal cancer incidence in the U.S. between 1980 and 2005 was greatly influenced by HIV infections in males, but not females, according to a study published October 5 in the Journal of the National Cancer In ...

Oct 06, 2012
popularity not rated yet | comments 1

Long-term finasteride doesn't impair quality of life

(HealthDay)—Taking finasteride to prevent prostate cancer does not negatively affect the physical function, mental health, or vitality domains of health-related quality of life, according to a study published ...

Sep 13, 2012
popularity 5 / 5 (1) | comments 0

More heart problems with two chemo drugs for breast cancer

Women who have breast cancer and are treated with two chemotherapy drugs may experience more cardiac problems like heart failure than shown in previous studies, according to a new Cancer Research Network study by Group Health ...

Aug 30, 2012
popularity not rated yet | comments 0