Oncology & Cancer

HIV drug blocks bone metastases in prostate cancer

Although prostate cancer can be successfully treated in many men, when the disease metastasizes to the bone, it is eventually lethal. In a study published online December 1st in the journal Cancer Research, researchers show ...

Oncology & Cancer

Novel cancer drug has potential, study reports

(PhysOrg.com) -- Monthly injections of the drug in breast cancer patients whose disease had spread to the bone helped reduce pain and prevent complications with less toxicity than current treatments.

Oncology & Cancer

Imaging of pelvis has limited value in hepatocellular cancer

(HealthDay)—For patients with a primary diagnosis of hepatocellular cancer (HCC), imaging of the pelvis rarely provides additional pathologic information, according to a study published online June 14 in the Journal of ...

Oncology & Cancer

Dual-agent PET/MR with time of flight detects more cancer

Simultaneous injections of the radiopharmaceuticals fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG) and 18F-sodium fluoride (18F-NaF) followed by quantitative scanning significantly improves image quality and detection of bone metastases ...

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