News tagged with survival outcomes

Breast cancer recurrence defined by hormone receptor status

Human epidermal growth factor (HER2) positive breast cancers are often treated with the same therapy regardless of hormone receptor status. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Breast Cancer Research shows ...

Oct 01, 2012
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Pretesting cervical tumors could inform treatment

(Medical Xpress)—Doctors at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown that testing cervical tumors before treatment for vulnerability to chemotherapy predicts whether patients will ...

May 31, 2013
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Outcomes similar with partial, whole breast irradiation

(HealthDay)—Accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) yields five-year clinical outcomes and patterns of failure similar to those achieved with whole breast irradiation (WBI), with excellent three-year ...

Aug 24, 2012
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Can a ray of sunshine help the critically ill?

Scientists have long believed that vitamin D, which is naturally absorbed from sunlight, has an important role in the functioning of the body's autoimmune system. Now Prof. Howard Amital of Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty ...

Apr 03, 2012
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