Oncology & Cancer

Taking a hit or two

Cancer only arises if two or more genes are mutated. Learning which combinations of mutations cause cancer represents an extremely laborious endeavor. In the current issue of the journal Nature Methods Robert Eferl and colleagues ...

Oncology & Cancer

New prostate cancer screening test shows promise for diagnosis

A new prostate screening test developed by AnalizaDx, Inc., a Cleveland-based biotech company, and studied by researchers at the Seidman Cancer Center at University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center along with colleagues ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Not all tests are created equal: Identifying C. diff in hospital labs

A study from the microbiology lab at the Lifespan hospitals has found that some lab tests are much more accurate in identifying Clostridium difficile Toxin (C. diff) infection (CDI), which causes diarrhea. The findings indicate ...

Oncology & Cancer

Fewer amputations in diabetic patients with dual isotope SPECT/CT

Research introduced at SNM's 58th Annual Meeting reveals the extent to which an ongoing study can help save life and limb for patients with diabetes-related foot infections. Diabetes can cause nerve damage and reduced blood ...

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