News tagged with metastasize

Researchers study childhood melanoma characteristics

Melanoma, newly diagnosed in more than 76,000 Americans in 2011, is the most common and dangerous form of skin cancer. Melanoma is rare in children, accounting for 1 to 4 percent of all melanoma cases and just 3 percent of ...

Sep 07, 2012
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Individual therapy for all cancer patients

In cancer patients, mortality is generally associated with metastases. The ability to detect “circulating tumor cells” (CTCs) in blood is crucial if we are to uncover the mechanisms that lead to ...

Jun 26, 2012
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State-of-the-art scanning detects more cancer in bone

Research revealed at the Society of Nuclear Medicine's 2012 Annual Meeting describes new approaches to imaging for the detection of tumors in complex cases of bone cancer. Hybrid imaging technology combining computed tomography ...

Jun 11, 2012
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New therapy extends life for prostate cancer patients

Prostate cancer patients with advanced tumors that have spread to bone have a poor chance of surviving. Patients with the disease may now live longer with a new line of radioisotope therapy, say researchers at the Society ...

Jun 11, 2012
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New drug shrinks brain tumours in melanoma patients

(Medical Xpress) -- Australian researchers have reported promising results with a new drug that shrinks brain tumours in melanoma patients. Their findings are published in The Lancet medical journal today. ...

May 21, 2012
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