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

Microspheres delay progression of colon cancer

Targeted radioembolization alongside chemotherapy improved progress-free survival for patients with colon cancer that had metastasized to the liver, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy key to survival in pancreatic cancer

(HealthDay)—Three factors can predict survival in patients with borderline resectable (BR) or locally advanced (LA) pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), according to a study published online April 2 in the Annals of ...

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 ...

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