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Latest Breast cancer treatment Stories

Women Who Refuse Mastectomies May Have Higher Survival Rates
2013-01-29 10:36:21

A new study found that women who were diagnosed with early stage breast cancer and did not undergo mastectomies had equal or better survival rates than women who had breast removal surgery.

2013-01-28 15:50:53

Patients with early stage breast cancer who were treated with lumpectomy plus radiation may have a better chance of survival compared with those who underwent mastectomy.

2013-01-23 10:46:10

New research into the treatment and prognosis of gastrointestinal cancers was released today in advance of the tenth annual Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium being held January 24-26, 2013, at The Moscone West Building in San Francisco, CA.

2013-01-17 13:25:44

Medical researchers at the University of Alberta tested the DNA of more than 300 women in Alberta and discovered a 'genetic marker' method to help accurately profile which women were more apt to have their breast cancer return years later.

2013-01-10 14:03:20

Spin and bias exist in a high proportion of published studies of the outcomes and adverse side-effects of phase III clinical trials of breast cancer treatments.

2013-01-09 09:53:52

Patients with non-small-cell lung cancer survive longer if they are taking beta-blockers while receiving radiotherapy.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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