Oncology & Cancer

Study finds mammography screening reduces breast cancer mortality

Breast cancer screening with mammography results in a significant reduction in breast cancer mortality, according to long-term follow-up results of a large-scale Swedish trial. The results are published online in the journal ...

Oncology & Cancer

Radiologists detect breast cancer in 'blink of an eye'

A new study by investigators at Brigham and Women's Hospital in collaboration with researchers at the University of York and Leeds in the UK and MD Andersen Cancer Center in Texas puts to the test anecdotes about experienced ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer society casts more doubt on prostate tests

(AP) -- Months after experts discounted the importance of routine mammograms and Pap smears for many women, the American Cancer Society is warning more explicitly than ever that regular testing for prostate cancer is of ...

Oncology & Cancer

Experts debate merits of breast cancer screening

(AP) -- Are doctors overtreating breast cancer? At a breast cancer conference Friday in Barcelona, experts discussed how to implement mammogram screening programs across Europe, balancing fighting cancer with the goal of ...

Oncology & Cancer

Disagreement Over Mammography Task Force Study

When a government-appointed panel of experts released new guidelines last month calling for fewer routine mammograms, they were met with public confusion, political outrage, and a media storm that left women and their doctors ...

Oncology & Cancer

Piezoelectric Fingers Key in New Breast Cancer Detector

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at Drexel University are developing a new portable, low-cost, radiation-free breast cancer detector that can potentially be used in a doctor's office as a first-line to detect breast cancer.

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