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2009-12-11 14:06:48

But second study finds a subset of patients who may not benefit.

2009-12-11 10:59:21

But a Subset of Patients May not Need Chemo.

2009-07-27 09:16:43

In recent years, oncologists have debated whether patients with a certain type of advanced lung cancer would benefit from surgery.

2009-07-13 07:19:51

An analysis of almost 20,000 patient records from the Southwest Oncology Group's database of clinical trials finds that African-American breast, ovarian, and prostate cancer patients tend to die earlier than patients of other races, even when they get identical medical treatment and other socioeconomic factors are controlled.

2009-07-07 15:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An analysis of almost 20,000 patient records from the Southwest Oncology Group's database of clinical trials finds, for the first time, that African-American breast, ovarian, and prostate cancer patients tend to die earlier than patients of other races even when they get identical medical treatment and other confounding socioeconomic factors are controlled for.

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2008-11-20 12:22:15

Osteoporosis is a growing concern among breast cancer survivors and their doctors, because certain cancer drugs can cause bone loss.


Word of the Day
abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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