Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers develop prediction tool for kidney stones

Kidney stones are a common and painful condition, with many sufferers experiencing recurrent episodes. Most people who pass an initial stone want to know their chances of future episodes, but this has not always been easy ...

Oncology & Cancer

Risk factors identified for late recurrence of liver cancer

(HealthDay)—Late recurrence after hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) resection is associated with sex, cirrhosis, and several aggressive tumor characteristics of the initial HCC, according to a study recently published in JAMA ...

Oncology & Cancer

Surgery often sufficient to avoid recurrence in colon cancer

A new study from Uppsala University shows that many patients with colon cancer do not need any chemotherapy and that among patients who benefit from chemotherapy it does not have to be as intense for everyone.

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