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Women four times less likely to have surgery if breast cancer diagnosed as an emergency

Jun 08, 2015

Breast cancer patients are four times less likely to have potentially lifesaving surgery if diagnosed as an emergency rather than through an urgent GP referral, according to a new data published on... Read More

Rabbit virus could make bone marrow transplants safer

Jun 08, 2015

Researchers discover that the myxoma virus could kill cancer cells and reduce the risk of white blood cells attacking the body in bone marrow transplant patients. Read More

Hepatitis C: causes, symptoms, treatments, prevention

Jun 08, 2015

Hepatitis C is a virus that can infect and damage the liver. It is spread by blood-to-blood contact with an infected person and is the most common blood-borne disease in the US. Read More

An immune system marker for therapy-resistant prostate cancer

Jun 05, 2015

Interleukin-6 signaling plays role in switching mouse prostate cancer to more aggressive, therapy-resistant formYou are a patient who has just been treated for a serious illness but neither you... Read More

How a single blood test could identify your entire viral infection history

Jun 05, 2015

Researchers from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute have created a test that they say can identify a person's entire history of viral infections from one drop of blood. Read More

Cancer screening increase may reflect Affordable Care Act provision

Jun 04, 2015

Screening for colorectal cancer increased in lower socioeconomic status (SES) individuals after 2008, perhaps reflecting the Affordable Care Act's removal of financial barriers to screening according... Read More

Mammography still best for breast cancer screening, experts find

Jun 04, 2015

An international group of experts reports that the benefits of mammography screening for women aged 50-69 outweigh adverse effects such as false-positive results. Read More

Lung cancer blood test steps closer with new biomarker discovery

Jun 04, 2015

Researchers have discovered a blood biomarker that is 'highly effective' in distinguishing between people with and without nonsmall cell lung cancer. Read More

Lung cancer blood test steps closer with new biomarker discovery

Jun 04, 2015

Researchers have discovered a blood biomarker that is 'highly effective' in distinguishing between people with and without nonsmall cell lung cancer. Read More

Non-small cell lung cancer analysis IDs patients who can benefit from MET targeted therapies

Jun 04, 2015

Foundation Medicine, Inc. has announced new data demonstrating the role of MET exon 14 (METex14) alterations as drivers of growth of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLS), resulting in the... Read More

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