News tagged with treatment decision

Future prostate cancer treatments might be guided by math

Scientists have designed a first draft of a mathematical model that someday could guide treatment decisions for advanced prostate cancer, in part by helping doctors predict how individual patients will respond to therapy ...

Nov 21, 2011
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Cancer stem cells made, not born

In cancer, tumors aren't uniform: they are more like complex societies, each with a unique balance of cancer cell types playing different roles. Understanding this "social structure" of tumors is critical for treatment decisions ...

Aug 18, 2011
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Experts propose 'cyber war' on cancer

In the face of mounting evidence that cancer cells communicate, cooperate and even engage in collective decision-making, biophysicists and cancer researchers at Rice University, Tel Aviv University and Johns ...

Sep 04, 2012
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