News tagged with tumor biopsies
(Medical Xpress)—A new genomic test for prostate cancer can help predict whether men are more likely to harbor an aggressive form of the disease, according to a new UC San Francisco study. The test, which improves risk ...
Cancer May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new genetic test to gauge the aggressiveness of prostate cancer may help tens of thousands of men each year decide whether they need to treat their cancer right away or can safely monitor it.
Genetics May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The lead investigator of a way to obtain images of prostate tumors and accurately diagnose them said Thursday that the new technology is the medical equivalent of a global positioning system for the prostate gland.
Cancer May 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new blood test revealed more of the gene mutations that sustain certain digestive-tract tumors than did a DNA analysis of a traditional tumor biopsy, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute investigators will report at a special symposium ...
Cancer Apr 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A research team jointly led by scientists from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the University of California, Los Angeles, have enhanced a device they developed to identify and "grab" circulating tumor cells, ...
Cancer Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Compared with final pathology, biopsy of small renal masses (SRMs) can be accurately used in a treatment algorithm to direct management, according to research published in the February issue ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For pediatric patients with stage 4 neuroblastoma, surgery of the primary tumor site has no impact on outcomes, according to a study published online Jan. 2 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Cancer Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Genetic sequencing technology is altering the way cancer is diagnosed and treated, but traditional specimen handling methods threaten to slow that progress.
Cancer Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Ground-breaking research by a UCLA team of physicians and engineers demonstrates that prostate cancer can be diagnosed using image-guided targeted biopsy.
Cancer Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Using advanced microscopes equipped with tissue-penetrating laser light, cancer imaging experts at Johns Hopkins have developed a promising, new way to accurately analyze the distinctive patterns of ultra-thin collagen fibers ...
Cancer Nov 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The spread of cancer cells from primary tumors to other parts of the body remains the leading cause of cancer-related deaths. The research group of Prof. Roderick Lim, Argovia Professor for Nanobiology of ...
Cancer Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Whole genome sequencing—spelling out all 3 billion letters in the human genome—"is an obvious and powerful method for advancing our understanding of pancreatic cancer," according to a new study from TGen, Mayo Clinic ...
Cancer Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified a six-gene signature that can be used in a test to predict survival in men with aggressive prostate cancer, according to new research published in the October ...
Cancer Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Melanoma transection does not affect disease-free survival or mortality, according to a study published online Sept. 10 in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Cancer Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Do you automatically assume that a headache is a brain tumor? Do you worry that a minor cut could lead to flesh-eating bacteria ravaging a limb and requiring massive surgical intervention?
Health Aug 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0