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Latest Prostate cancer staging Stories

2011-04-01 15:32:43

Researchers have found that it may not be necessary to look for tumors directly in patients with prostate cancer "” analyzing non-tumor tissue may be an effective option, according to study results published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. "A biopsy needle does not need to hit a tumor to detect the presence of tumor," said lead researcher Dan Mercola, M.D., Ph.D., professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at the University of...

2009-04-24 09:15:47

In patients with prostate cancer undergoing prostatectomy, MR imaging plays an important role in determining if the cancer is restricted to the prostate gland or if it has spread beyond the capsule, according to a study performed at the University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. The study included a review of 119 patients who were referred for prostate MRI prior to prostatectomy. "Results showed that MRI correctly identified 87/92 (95%) of patients with T2 and 6/8 (75%) of...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.