News tagged with oncology

Web-based tool cuts cancer symptom distress

(HealthDay)—A web-based, self-report assessment and educational intervention is beneficial for reducing symptom distress during cancer therapy, according to a study published online Dec. 16 in the Journal of ...

Dec 18, 2013
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Pre-op MRI of margins predicts rectal cancer outcomes

(HealthDay)—Preoperative high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) assessment of circumferential resection margin (CRM) status predicts survival and other disease progression outcomes in patients ...

Dec 08, 2013
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Bootcamp targets gap in radiation oncologist training

For the patient with laryngeal cancer – a cancer of the voice box – radiation therapy can be a lifeline. Alternately, it could be the thing that takes the patient's voice, before the disease takes their ...

Nov 22, 2013
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ASCO concurs with cancer care ontario for CRC follow-up

(HealthDay)—The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has endorsed Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) guidelines for colorectal cancer survivor follow-up care, according to a study published online Nov. 12 ...

Nov 15, 2013
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