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2014-02-25 14:04:38

Study shows way forward for age group that has benefited least from cancer progress A new American Cancer Society study shows that uninsured adolescents and young adults were far more likely to be diagnosed with late-stage cancer, which is more difficult and expensive to treat and more deadly, compared to young patients with health insurance. The study, published early online, will appear in the March issue of the journal CANCER. The study's authors says their data suggest a way forward...

2014-01-20 10:32:20

Men who walked at a fast pace prior to a prostate cancer diagnosis had more regularly shaped blood vessels in their prostate tumors compared with men who walked slowly, providing a potential explanation for why exercise is linked to improved outcomes for men with prostate cancer, according to results presented here at the AACR-Prostate Cancer Foundation Conference on Advances in Prostate Cancer Research, held Jan. 18-21. Men who engage in higher levels of physical activity have been...

2014-01-09 12:27:22

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Prostate cancer continues to be the most common cancer in men, accounting for about 1 in 4 new cases, according to data recently published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. The estimated number of new cases and estimated deaths from prostate cancer both decreased slightly for 2014, by 3 percent and 1 percent, respectively. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130129/DC50244LOGO) "Every week I talk with at least one family man in...

Cancer Statistics 2014 Report
2014-01-08 04:30:52

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Over the past two decades, risk of cancer death has dropped overall by twenty percent, according to the American Cancer Society annual cancer statistics report. According to the report, Cancer Statistics 2014, the most progress has been found among middle-aged black men for whom the rate of death has declined by approximately 50 percent. Although this is an incredibly positive trend, the highest cancer rates and death rates...

2014-01-07 10:42:10

Using a nomogram that incorporates age, Gleason score, and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level at diagnosis, individual risks that a screen-detected prostate cancer has been overdiagnosed can be estimated, according to a new study published January 6 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The authors used a standard definition of overdiagnosis to refer to a cancer that would not have become symptomatic or clinically identifiable if it had not been detected by screening....

2013-12-11 23:25:26

Doctors at the North Shore-LIJ Health System have discovered that increased inflammation in the prostate may predict reduced risk for prostate cancer. Manhasset, NY (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Doctors at the North Shore-LIJ Health System have discovered that increased inflammation in the prostate may predict reduced risk for prostate cancer. The findings are published online in CANCER. Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men, with an estimated 240,000 new cases diagnosed...

2013-12-10 10:21:24

Data from the National Lung Cancer Screening Trial (NLST)—conducted by the American College of Radiology Imaging Network and National Cancer Institute Lung Screening Study—provided researchers the opportunity to investigate the probability that a cancer detected with screening low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) would not have progressed to become life threatening. The results of this investigation published online today in JAMA Internal Medicine suggest that up to 18 percent of the...

2013-11-21 23:25:56

Globalsurance has recently released a new blog article on the recent developments in prostate cancer detection. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 In light of "Movember", the popular worldwide charity for raising funds and awareness for prostate cancer, Globalsurance has released a new blog article which discusses some of the recent scientific breakthroughs in prostate cancer detection and explains the difference between aggressive and non-aggressive prostate cancer. The article begins...


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