Oncology & Cancer

Most cancer patients believe surgery will be curative

(HealthDay)—Most patients undergoing surgery for lung or colorectal cancer believe that the surgery is likely to be curative, according to a study published in the Oct. 15 issue of Cancer.

Oncology & Cancer

Not resecting ideal candidates ups mortality in liver cancer

(HealthDay)—For patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), not resecting ideal candidates for resection is associated with increased mortality, according to a study published in the Aug. 1 issue of Hepatology.

Oncology & Cancer

Improved survival in adult patients with low-grade brain tumors

Using clinical data collected over the past decade through a U.S. cancer registry, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine demonstrated that significant strides have been made in improving ...

Oncology & Cancer

Vessel boost tied to improved surgical resection rate

(HealthDay)—For patients with borderline resectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma (BRPAC) and locally-advanced PAC (LAPAC) treated with neoadjuvant chemoradiation (NACRT), dose escalation with a vessel boost (VB) correlates ...

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