News tagged with recurrent disease

Smoking causes stroke to occur

Not only are smokers twice as likely to have strokes, they are almost a decade younger than non-smokers when they have them, according to a study presented today at the Canadian Stroke Congress.

Oct 03, 2011
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Therapy targets leukemia stem cells

New research takes aim at stubborn cancer stem cells that are thought to be responsible for treatment resistance and relapse. The study, published by Cell Press in the February 14 issue of the journal Cancer Cell, provid ...

Feb 13, 2012
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Brisk walking could improve prostate cancer outcomes

Men with prostate cancer can improve their outcomes if they walk briskly for at least three hours a week following their diagnosis, according to a recent study in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Ca ...

May 24, 2011
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Breast cancer multi-gene tests compared

Two multi-gene tests designed to predict the risk of disease progression and response to chemotherapy in breast cancer produce broadly similar results for high- and low-risk patients, but do not always agree in their predictions ...

May 05, 2011
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