Oncology & Cancer

MRI frequently underestimates tumor size in prostate cancer

A study led by researchers at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, frequently underestimates the size of prostate tumors, potentially leading to undertreatment.

Oncology & Cancer

CRISPR-edited CAR T cells enhance fight against blood cancers

Knocking out a protein known to stifle T cell activation on CAR T cells using the CRISPR/Cas9 technology enhanced the engineered T cells' ability to eliminate blood cancers, according to new preclinical data from researchers ...

Surgery

Mapping residual esophageal tumors—a glimpse into the future?

It's one of the first questions asked by many newly-diagnosed cancer patients—"What are my chances of beating this?" Often there is no clear answer, with survival rates differing widely depending on the cancer stage and ...

Health

Study examines sperm production in men with testicular cancer

In a study of men with testicular cancer, increasing tumor size relative to testis size was linked with a reduced ability to produce sperm. The BJU International study's findings can be summarized into the rule of 50s: men ...

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