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New Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Don't Go Far Enough (Op-Ed)

Added: 28.04.2017 17:21 | 3 views | 0 comments

Do the new guidelines about screening for prostate cancer go far enough?


Helpful tool allows physicians to more accurately predict parathyroid cancer recurrence

Added: 28.04.2017 17:16 | 4 views | 0 comments

A newly-created prognostic tool reliably predicts the recurrence of parathyroid cancer, enabling physicians to identify patients at the highest risk. Consequently, the tool also helps to determine the optimum postoperative strategy, including aggressive surveillance and additional treatments, according to study results.

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Remembering Jonathan Demme, One of Cinema’s Most Contagious Enthusiasts

Added: 28.04.2017 15:42 | 5 views | 0 comments

Jonathan Demme, one of the American cinema’s finest, most insistently humanist directors, has died at the absurdly young age of 73, from complications of throat cancer and heart disease.It’s hard to imagine New York or the world or the movies without Demme in the house. How do you eulogize someone ...


Female partners can help facilitate early melanoma detection in men over 50, research shows

Added: 28.04.2017 14:49 | 7 views | 0 comments

Men over 50 have a higher risk than the general population of developing melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, so they need to keep a sharp eye out for signs of the disease. Many women in this age group, however, would attest that they’re more likely than their male partners to notice suspicious spots on the skin — which means women could help save their male partners’ lives by helping them spot skin cancer.

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Follow-up colonoscopies associated with a significantly lower incidence of bowel cancer

Added: 28.04.2017 13:44 | 8 views | 0 comments

Patients at risk of developing bowel cancer can significantly benefit from a follow-up colonoscopy, finds new research.

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Facts of Life Star Charlotte Rae Diagnosed With Bone Cancer at 91

Added: 28.04.2017 13:44 | 8 views | 0 comments

Charlotte Rae is fighting another battle. The Facts of Life star reveals to People that she has been diagnosed with bone cancer at the age of 91. "Last Monday, I found out I have bone...

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Single gene encourages growth of intestinal stem cells, supporting 'niche' cells, and cancer

Added: 28.04.2017 13:33 | 6 views | 0 comments

A gene previously identified as critical for tumor growth in many human cancers also maintains intestinal stem cells and encourages the growth of cells that support them, according to results of a study. The finding adds to evidence for the intimate link between stem cells and cancer, and advances prospects for regenerative medicine and cancer treatments.

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Bollywood star Vinod Khanna dies of cancer aged 70

Added: 28.04.2017 7:50 | 4 views | 0 comments

Legendary Bollywood star Vinod Khanna has died from cancer aged 70, his hospital has...


Cancer Drugs Fund 'huge waste of money'

Added: 28.04.2017 1:18 | 9 views | 0 comments

Politicians and experts are criticised over the fund, which cost £1.27bn and may have harmed patients.

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