News tagged with treatment decisions

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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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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Ask 3 questions, patients urged

Asking three simple questions could help patients have more say and better understand their treatment options, according to University research.

Aug 26, 2011
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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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