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2014-07-25 10:41:50

Asking patients if a suspicious skin lesion is painful or itchy may help doctors decide whether the spot is likely to be cancerous.

2014-06-10 13:39:38

Needle biopsy, the standard of care radiological procedure for diagnosing breast cancer, is underused with too many patients undergoing the more invasive, excisional biopsy to detect their disease.

2014-04-17 23:02:49

Medical animation and illustration firm promotes health literacy through popular social media channels. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014

2013-01-09 12:30:05

A special report published by the BMJ today finds that thousands of melanoma patients around the world are undergoing an expensive and invasive procedure called sentinel node biopsy, despite a lack of clear evidence and concerns that it may do more harm than good.

2012-10-01 20:23:18

Women suspected of having breast cancer now have more reasons to be diagnosed with a needle biopsy instead of a traditional open surgical biopsy.

2012-06-05 23:01:32

East Tennessee laboratory implements latest software, improves accuracy and reporting Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) June 05, 2012


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.