News tagged with prognosis

Prostate cancer prognosis hope

Cancer of the prostate – the most common male cancer in the UK – presents in two distinct ways: a low-risk type, which may never cause any symptoms, and a high-risk form that needs treatment to prevent it spreading to ...

Oct 29, 2012
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Hunting for the last remaining tumour cell

The 7.5 millilitres of blood contained in a standard sample tube is not nearly enough to detect circulating tumour cells (CTCs) in the blood of patients with metastatic breast cancer, prostate cancer, or ...

Oct 29, 2012
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Prognosis after cystectomy not affected by smoking

(HealthDay)—Despite the link between cigarette smoking and the development of bladder cancer, the prognosis of people with bladder cancer after undergoing a cystectomy is not affected by cigarette smoking, ...

Oct 15, 2012
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High levels of blood-based protein specific to mesothelioma

Researchers at NYU School of Medicine have discovered the protein product of a little-known gene may one day prove useful in identifying and monitoring the development of mesothelioma in early stages, when aggressive treatment ...

Oct 10, 2012
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