News tagged with treatment decisions

Drop in testosterone tied to prostate cancer recurrence

Men whose testosterone drops following radiation therapy for prostate cancer are more likely to experience a change in PSA levels that signals their cancer has returned, according to new research from Fox Chase Cancer Center. ...

Oct 28, 2012
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Patient preference doesn't affect chemo in advanced CRC

(HealthDay)—For patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC), most patients are treated with chemotherapy, even if they express negative or marginal preferences, according to a study published online ...

Sep 21, 2012
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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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Study helps pancreatic cancer patients make hard choices

Every year, nearly 45,000 Americans are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. The odds against those stricken by the disease are truly dismal; pancreatic cancer almost always kills within two years after diagnosis, no matter ...

Aug 23, 2012
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