News tagged with survival rates

Prostate cancer may be deadlier for the uninsured

(HealthDay)—Men who are uninsured or underinsured get advanced prostate cancer at nearly four times the national average and don't survive as long as other men with advanced disease, a new study says.

May 07, 2013
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Chemoresponse assay helps boost ovarian cancer survival

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.

Apr 25, 2013
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Cold-blooded research has hearts thumping

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 ...

Apr 22, 2013
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