Oncology & Cancer

Are we overestimating lifetime cancer risks?

The method employed in Australia to calculate the lifetime risks of cancer diagnosis and mortality overestimates these risks, especially for men, according to the authors of research published online today by the Medical ...

Oncology & Cancer

Men with breast cancer face high mortality rates: Study

Men with breast cancer are more likely to die than their female counterparts, across all stages of disease, with the disparity persisting even when clinical characteristics, such as cancer types, treatment and access to care ...

Oncology & Cancer

Higher mortality seen for male breast cancer patients

(HealthDay)—Male breast cancer patients have higher mortality after cancer diagnosis than female patients, according to a study published online Sept. 19 in JAMA Oncology.

Oncology & Cancer

Breast cancer screening does not reduce mortality

Fewer women are dying from breast cancer in recent years, but surprisingly, this decline is just as large in the age groups that are not screened. The decline is therefore due to better breast cancer treatment and not attributable ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer in Europe: more cases but fewer deaths

The number of cancer cases has continued to rise across Europe, however mortality rates from the disease have fallen, according to the World Health Organization's "European Health Report", published Wednesday.

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