Latest Lung cancer staging Stories

2009-09-28 10:12:35

Medical scientists in Germany say they've determined that ultrasound signals can be used to determine if cancer has started to spread in melanoma patients. Dr.

2009-09-23 08:13:25

Researchers have shown for the first time that patterns of ultrasound signals can be used to identify whether or not cancer has started to spread in melanoma patients, and to what extent. The discovery enables doctors to decide on how much surgery, if any, is required and to predict the patient's probable survival.

2009-09-07 08:27:49

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have found that early stage cancers of the esophagus can be treated effectively by organ-sparing endoscopic therapy, thereby avoiding the surgical removal of the esophagus.

2009-08-25 15:11:30

Training methods for surgeons who perform breast cancer sentinel lymph node resection were found to be effective in almost 97% of surgeons assessed, according to a new study published online August 24 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

2009-07-28 11:10:00

When doctors are managing care for women with breast cancer, the information available to them profoundly influences the type of care they recommend.

2009-07-27 22:01:19

Lung cancer significantly prolongs survival without progression of the cancer, but does not dramatically improve overall survival, U.S. researchers found. Lead author Dr.

2009-07-13 11:11:24

For the first time in more than 10 years, the universally accepted lung cancer staging system has been revised to more accurately reflect the prognosis for patients with non-small cell lung cancer

2009-04-14 08:08:22

Your race may determine what kind of treatment you'll receive if you develop lung cancer.

2008-09-26 09:00:40

Israel-based laboratory equipment developer BioView has reported positive results of its internal clinical trial of the non-invasive diagnostic test under development for early detection of lung cancer.

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