News tagged with oncology

Decision aid reduces conflict in breast cancer treatment

(HealthDay)—Chinese women considering surgery for breast cancer have less decisional conflict and subsequent regret if they receive an educational take-home booklet to involve them in decision making, according ...

Jul 19, 2013
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Gammapod targets early-stage breast cancer

An experimental innovation in cancer treatment from the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine could provide a new, high-precision, noninvasive method of treating early-stage breast ...

Jul 11, 2013
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Researchers use immunocytochemistry to determine ALK status

Personalized medicine in lung cancer relies on the identification and characterization of cancer biomarkers and the availability of accurate detection systems and therapies for those biomarkers. The standard procedure for ...

Jul 01, 2013
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