News tagged with rectal cancer

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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Awareness could eliminate inequalities in cancer diagnoses

There are substantial inequalities in the stage at which cancer patients receive their diagnosis – a critical factor for cancer survival – a new study by the University of Cambridge reveals. The researchers found that ...

Nov 12, 2012
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Age tied to spread of rectal cancer to lymph nodes

Rectal cancer is more likely to spread to the lymph nodes in younger patients, according to new findings that Fox Chase Cancer Center researchers will be presenting on October 29 at the American Society for Radiation Oncology's ...

Oct 28, 2012
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