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2011-06-03 12:26:56

Survival rates of wealthier patients and those younger than 70 with glioblastoma, the most common and aggressive malignant brain tumor, have improved since 2000, whereas rates for those living in poorer areas and older than 70 have remained stagnant.

2011-02-08 07:00:00

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is leading the way to increase the survival rates of people with this devastating disease by announcing today The Vision of Progress: Double the Pancreatic Cancer Survival Rate by 2020.

2010-11-01 08:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is calling attention to the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States during National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month in November.

2010-09-30 14:34:05

In the largest, most modern, single-institution study of its kind, Mayo Clinic urologists mined a long-term data registry for survival rates of patients who underwent radical prostatectomy for localized prostate cancer.

2010-09-10 12:16:00

MARLTON, N.J., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- September marks Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. For those diagnosed with the disease and their families, it's an ideal time to dispel common myths associated with prostate cancer.

2010-07-15 16:24:54

"The innovative factor contributed by our work is its relevance to population and measurement of relative survival, which enables us to discover survival related to cancer in a more precise way", María Dolores Chirlaque, main author of the study and researcher in the Epidemiology Service of the Department of Health and Consumption in Murcia, explains to SINC.

2010-04-29 09:26:50

National comparisons of lung cancer survival in England, Norway and Sweden 2001-2004; differences occur early in follow up.

2009-09-17 13:04:23

More conservative treatment, or watchful waiting of localized prostate cancer may be why outcomes have improved, U.S researchers said. Grace L.

2009-08-27 07:34:07

Cancer patients who are separated from their spouses at the time of diagnosis do not live as long as widowed, divorced, and never married patients according to a new study.

2009-08-25 13:58:44

Stress associated with marital separation may compromise an individual's immune system and lead to a greater susceptibility to cancer, U.S. researchers say.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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