News tagged with survival rates
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TORONTO: Prompt use of an automated external defibrillator, or AED, can greatly increase the survival rates of people who suffer a cardiac arrest. And MIE Professor Tim Chan, working with Dr. Laurie Morrison at St. Michael's ...
Cardiology May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In one of the largest observational studies of its kind, researchers report that a combination of chemotherapy and radiation followed by surgery in patients with stage 3 non-small cell lung cancer improves survival.
Cancer Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Hundreds of women with breast cancer living in England's most deprived areas would have better survival rates if they were diagnosed at the same stage as those who lived in affluent areas.
Cancer Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
This spring, a team of researchers has released results from an eight-year study that shows improved survival rates for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer who undergo cancer tumor testing to determine the best treatment.
Cancer Apr 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The increasing cost of treatments for chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) in the United States has reached unsustainably high levels and may be leaving many patients under- or untreated because they cannot afford care, according ...
Cancer Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
With the help of genetics, prostate specific antigen (PSA) screenings may become more accurate and reduce the number of unnecessary prostate biopsies, according to a new study from Northwestern Medicine.
Cancer Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The protective effect of inducing controlled hypothermia following sudden cardiac arrest will now be investigated in detail. The goal of the scientific work is to judge whether this type of cryotherapy can ...
Cardiology Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—If you suffer a heart attack while walking down the street and are taken to the hospital quickly, your chances of survival are very good. But if you have a heart attack while already in the hospital for ...
Cardiology Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
There are socioeconomic differences in Sweden in survival amongst people with malignant skin melanoma, according to a new study published in the European Journal of Cancer. Melanoma patients with a lower educational backgr ...
Cancer Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Australian researchers have developed a new therapy to treat a common and aggressive form of breast cancer and stop the disease spreading, with a 100% success rate reported in mice.
Cancer Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Vitamin A could help treat and prevent the spread of prostate cancer, according to research published today (Monday, April 15th) in Oncogenesis.
Cancer Apr 16, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Academia-industry partnership creates blueprint for collaboration to develop innovative new cancer treatment
Canadians and patients around the world with the misfortune to be diagnosed with one of the deadliest forms of leukemia may soon be able to thank a multi-faceted collaboration in Montreal's biopharmaceutical cluster for giving ...
Cancer Apr 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
For the first time, scientists have demonstrated the mechanism of action of gossypin, a naturally-occurring substance found in fruits and vegetables, as a treatment for melanoma, which causes the majority of deaths from skin ...
Cancer Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Presence of the genetic mutation BRAF V600E was significantly associated with increased cancer-related death among patients with papillary thyroid cancer (PTC); however, because overall mortality in PTC is low and the association ...
Cancer Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
One of the main obstacles that stands in the way of using human hematopoietic stem cells (hHSCs) to treat a variety of diseases is the difficulty growing them in culture—they quickly die or differentiate ...
Medical research Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0