Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Gender, BMI impact bladder perforation during resection

(HealthDay) -- For patients with bladder tumors, female gender, low body mass index, and tumor characteristics correlate with the risk of bladder perforation during transurethral resection, according to research published ...

Oncology & Cancer

Pancreatic cancer clinical trial results released

The feasibility of selecting treatment based on individual molecular characteristics was demonstrated in a first-of-its kind pancreatic cancer clinical trial reported today by the Translational Genomics Research Institute ...

Genetics

Single-cell sequencing leads to a new era of cancer research

BGI, the world's largest genomics organization, developed single-cell genome sequencing technology and published two research papers for cancer single-cell sequencing in the research journal Cell. In the papers, which were ...

Oncology & Cancer

Breast density tied to specific types of breast cancer

Women with breasts that appear dense on mammograms are at a higher risk of breast cancer and their tumors are more likely to have certain aggressive characteristics than women with less dense breasts, according to a study ...

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