News tagged with tumor size

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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