News tagged with tumor size

Researchers discover breakthrough in ovarian cancer

Researchers at The University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix have discovered that many women with low-grade serous carcinoma of the ovary or peritoneum have seen their tumors ...

Feb 14, 2013
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Changes in tumor size by RECIST correlate with survival

(HealthDay) -- RECIST categories used to quantify tumor changes during exposure to anticancer therapies correlate well with overall survival (OS) but reflect a more linear continuum without clear inflection ...

Jun 13, 2012
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Pancreatectomy OK without downstaging from therapy

(HealthDay) -- Pancreatectomy improves median survival in pancreatic cancer patients even when presurgical neoadjuvant therapy does not lead to radiographic downstaging of tumors, according to a study published ...

May 25, 2012
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Criteria for surveillance of small renal mass examined

(HealthDay) -- Active surveillance of patients with small renal masses is driven by a tumor size less than 3 cm, poor performance score (PS), and an endophytic lesion, among other patient, tumor, and surgeon ...

May 07, 2012
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