News tagged with oncology

Study shows SBRT for stage I NSCLC safe and effective

Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) is considered the treatment of choice for early-stage non–small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) if patients are inoperable because of additional medical conditions. This is based on several ...

Jul 01, 2013
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Researchers find two new methods to determine ALK status

The implementation of personalized health care in cancer relies on the identification and characterization of cancer biomarkers and the availability of accurate detection systems and therapies for those biomarkers. Anaplastic ...

Jul 01, 2013
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Most cancer survivors have good psychological outcomes

(HealthDay)—Certain factors predict anxiety, depression, and comorbid anxiety-depression at one year in adult cancer survivors, according to research published online June 17 in the Journal of Clinical On ...

Jun 30, 2013
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More women removing ovaries to prevent cancer

Ovarian cancer can be a death sentence for many women. It is difficult to treat and often goes undetected until the late stages when it has spread to other organs in the pelvis and abdomen.

Jun 25, 2013
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