Oncology & Cancer

Higher surgical volume may improve outcomes in cervical cancer

(HealthDay)—Surgery at high-volume centers is associated with decreased local recurrence risk and improved survival for women with early-stage cervical cancer, according to a study published in the June issue of Obstetrics ...

Oncology & Cancer

TGFB1 mutation ups radiation-induced breast fibrosis risk

(HealthDay)—The C-509T allele in the promoter region of transforming growth factor β (TGFB1) is associated with radiation-induced breast fibrosis risk among patients with early-stage breast cancer, according to study published ...

Oncology & Cancer

Acupuncture may cut arthralgia from aromatase inhibitors

(HealthDay)—Acupuncture may cut joint pain among postmenopausal women with early-stage breast cancer and aromatase inhibitor-related pain, according to a study published in the July 10 issue of the Journal of the American ...

Oncology & Cancer

Licking cancer: US postal stamp helped fund key breast study

Countless breast cancer patients in the future will be spared millions of dollars of chemotherapy thanks in part to something that millions of Americans did that cost them just pennies: bought a postage stamp.

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