Oncology & Cancer

PET/CT imaging of prostate cancer proves accurate biopsy guide

Prostate cancer is the leading cancer among men, second only to skin cancer. With surgical removal at the frontline of defense, oncologists are considering prostate-specific molecular imaging at the point of initial biopsy ...

Oncology & Cancer

Detecting an early biomarker for pancreatic cancer in blood

Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma is one of the most aggressive and deadliest forms of cancer. Treatment options are limited because symptoms typically do not appear until the disease is advanced and complete surgical resection ...

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.

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