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Risks Identified for Childhood Cancer Survivors
2012-06-05 06:08:05

Chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery are just a few of the treatments cancer patients undergo. These treatments may be risky, especially for those who are diagnosed with cancer at a young age.

2012-05-09 05:29:57

A new study shows more than half the women aged 40-49 diagnosed with breast cancer reported no family history.

2012-05-03 13:56:22

Imaging surveillance is an acceptable alternative to surgical excision in patients with benign papilloma, diagnosed at breast core biopsy without cell abnormalities, a new study shows.

2012-05-03 11:52:49

More than half the women aged 40-49 diagnosed with breast cancer on screening mammography report no family history.

2012-04-06 09:25:47

Women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) have high rates of diagnostic and invasive breast procedures after treatment with breast-conserving surgery (BCS).

False-positive Mammograms Linked To Higher Cancer Risk
2012-04-06 05:10:58

Women who receive “false-positive” mammography results may be at higher risk of breast cancer later in life, a new study suggests.

2012-03-24 03:40:05

The use of ultrasound-guided surgery to remove tumors from women who have palpable breast cancer is much more successful than standard surgery in excising all the cancerous tissue while sparing as much healthy tissue as possible.

2012-03-23 11:11:34

Negative surgical margins should be attained for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) patients after breast-conserving surgery (BCS) regardless of radiotherapy, and surgeons should attempt to reach wide negative margins in their first attempt within cosmetic restraint.

2012-03-22 12:17:42

Radiotherapy treatment (RT) after surgery for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) [1] still has a major protective effect against recurrence more than 15 years later.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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