Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Growth rates of small renal masses highly variable early on

(HealthDay)—Among patients who opt for active surveillance of small renal masses, growth rates are highly variable early on and do not reliably predict adverse outcomes, according to a study published in the March issue ...

Oncology & Cancer

Scientists show commonly prescribed painkiller slows cancer growth

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found that one of the most widely prescribed pain and anti-inflammation drugs slows the growth rate of a specific kind of cancer in animal models ...

Oncology & Cancer

Periocular basal cell carcinomas can grow rapidly

(HealthDay)—Periocular basal cell carcinomas (pBCCs) have a mean growth rate of 11.2 mm² every 30 days, according to a study published in the April issue of the British Journal of Dermatology.

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