Oncology & Cancer

Research team develops new system for imaging and treating tumors

Thanks to the radiation they emit, radioactive compounds are suited both to imaging and treating cancers. By appropriately combining them in novel, so-called radionuclide theranostics, both applications can be dovetailed. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study reveals how fatty liver promotes colorectal cancer spread

Investigators at Cedars-Sinai Cancer found that fatty liver, a condition closely associated with obesity, promotes the spread of colorectal cancer to the liver. Their study, published today in the journal Cell Metabolism, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Fighting racial bias in next-gen breast cancer screening

Breast cancer is one of the most common and deadly types of cancer, and the best outcomes stem from early detection. But some screening techniques may be less effective for people with darker skin.

Oncology & Cancer

New test launched for men with metastatic prostate cancer

Routine diagnostic analyses of mutations in cell-free DNA in patients with metastatic prostate cancer are now possible for the first time in Sweden. The test has been developed by researchers at Karolinska Institutet, and ...

Radiology & Imaging

Mayo Clinic Q and A: What is benign breast disease?

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A mammogram showed a lump in my breast, and my doctor said it's benign breast disease. I'm glad it's not cancer, but I'm still worried. What does this mean? Does it increase my risk of getting breast cancer ...

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