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2011-05-03 13:21:13

MRI can determine if a patient has endometrial versus cervical cancer even when a biopsy can't make that distinction.

2011-05-03 10:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from the University of Cincinnati presented results from a prospective study at the American Roentgen Ray Society 2011 Annual Meeting today, demonstrating how PEM-guided biopsy may expedite pre-operative work-up and reduce radiation exposure for breast cancer patients.

2011-04-22 09:30:00

GRASS VALLEY, Calif., April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eigen is the proud recipient of two grant awards from the Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project (QTDP) funded by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

2011-04-18 14:31:37

Cancer researchers at the University of Calgary are investigating a new tool to use for the prognosis of breast cancer in patients.

2011-04-08 08:48:04

Simply eating strawberries may be a way for people at risk of esophageal cancer to protect themselves, according to new research.

2011-04-07 22:32:52

A new study from Mayo Clinic (http://www.mayoclinic.com/), the largest long-term study of kidney transplant recipients published to date, demonstrates that progressive damage to kidney transplants may be less common and less severe than previously reported.

2011-04-07 01:05:00

SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers have found that gene expression changes in prostate tissue surrounding cancer lesions may allow diagnosis of prostate cancer even if no cancer cells are present in biopsy tissue, according to study results published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

2011-04-06 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Journal of Roentgenology published original research from two separate studies this month demonstrating continued clinical acceptance of the Naviscan high-resolution breast PET scanner, otherwise known as a PEM scanner.

2011-04-06 07:50:25

Breast cancer risk can be assessed by examining the epithelial cells found in breast milk, according to a new study.

2011-04-04 14:38:35

Breast cancer risk can be assessed by examining the epithelial cells found in breast milk.


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Sigmoidoscopy
2013-03-04 10:30:47

Sigmoidoscopy is a medical procedure in which the physician is able to visualize the inside walls of the large intestine with a scope placed in the rectum. Only the distal part of the colon, or the sigmoid, is examined as opposed to the entire bowel in a colonoscopy. Reasons for procedure The use of this procedure is mainly for early detection of colorectal cancer, vascular abnormalities or polyps. Studies have shown that this procedure has aided in early detection of colorectal cancer...

Gastroscopy
2013-03-04 10:13:56

The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...

Colposcopy
2012-12-31 11:42:30

The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual assault...

Medical Inspection
2012-11-19 10:14:39

Medical inspection is a head to toe exam completed by a physician. This inspection can either be for a well-check or for diagnosis. During this exam several techniques, tools and outside resources may be utilized in order to complete. A systematic approach will give the physician more uniform results that will be more useful for diagnosis and monitoring patient health. Common practice of this inspection will also build a better patient knowledge and relationship. Technique Providers have...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.