News tagged with oncology

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Use of local RVUs could aid CT unit management

(HealthDay)—There is considerable variation in computed tomography (CT) radiologists' reporting workload across different tests, with a corresponding need for methods that normalize radiologist work to address reporting ...

Jul 18, 2016
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Tasquinimod improves radiographic PFS in mCRPC

(HealthDay)—For chemotherapy-naive men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC), tasquinimod is associated with improved radiographic progression-free survival (rPFS), according to a phase III study ...

Jun 16, 2016
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Oncology is the branch of medicine dealing with tumors (cancer). A medical professional who practices oncology is an oncologist. The term originates from the Greek onkos (ονκος), meaning bulk, mass, or tumor, and the suffix -logy, meaning "study of".

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