Oncology & Cancer

New technology makes breast cancer surgery more precise

(Medical Xpress)—Any breast cancer surgeon who regularly performs lumpectomies confronts the question "Did I get it all?" Thirty to 60 percent of the time in the U.S., the answer is "no," requiring the patient to undergo ...

Oncology & Cancer

More younger people getting colorectal cancer

Carol Carr showed all the signs of colorectal cancer seven years ago, but doctors thought the 44-year-old Glen Burnie, Md., woman was too young to have the disease and never tested her for it.

Oncology & Cancer

Kinase test may yield big gains for drug-resistant cancers

In a paper published today in the journal Cell, a team from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill unveils the first broad-based test for activation of protein kinases "en masse", enabling measurement of the mechanism ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study role testosterone may play in triple negative breast cancer

Could blocking a testosterone receptor lead to a new way to treat an aggressive form of breast cancer? That's a question researchers at Mayo Clinic in Arizona and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) are exploring. ...

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