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Needle biopsy, the standard of care radiological procedure for diagnosing breast cancer, is underused with too many patients undergoing the more invasive, excisional biopsy to detect their disease.
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As targeted therapies become more available, increasing opportunity exists to match treatments to the genetics of a specific cancer.
ProMark(TM) has Potential to Transform Prostate Cancer Care by Aiding Doctors and Patients with Appropriate Treatment Assessment CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today,
New Scope Allows Hospitals to Realize Cost Savings and Efficiencies Through One-Scope Solution for Diagnosis and Therapy CENTER VALLEY, Pa., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a global technology
Oxford-based researchers say cutting-needle biopsy is a safe and effective alternative for patients too frail for thoracoscopy. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 22, 2014
A funding round of $2 million will help biotech firm carry out clinical trials and commercialization of early breast cancer detection test. Fayetteville, Arkansas
The European Gastrointestinal Endoscope market growth is driven by the continued increase in public awareness about the risks of colorectal cancer, iData Research Reports Vancouver,
Fully Rotatable and Ultra-Slim Bronchoscopes Designed to Extend Reach Within Tracheobronchial Tree CENTER VALLEY, Pa., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a precision technology leader in
New Prognostic Biopsy Test Is Designed To Guide Individual Treatment Decisions About Prostate Cancer CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metamark Genetics, Inc.
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...
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,...
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 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...
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.