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Adding genomics-based testing to standard patient evaluation process could drastically alter the recommended treatment program for women with endometrial cancer, as well as the classification of that form of cancerous tumor.
African Americans are more likely to have a recurrence of uterine cancer despite undergoing a total hysterectomy or a hysterectomy followed by radiation therapy.
Researchers have identified a genetic signature that allows doctors to determine which patients with early-stage non-small cell lung cancer are at high risk for developing disease reoccurrence and in due course may benefit from chemotherapy after surgery.
IRVINE, Calif., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- OvaGene Oncology Inc., a biotechnology company specializing in the development and commercialization of personalized DNA-based diagnostics for gynecologic cancer, announced today that it has completed license agreements with key Norwegian cancer researchers.
The maximal standardized uptake value (called SUVmax) measured from FDG PET readings taken from the primary tumor in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients before treatment is a strong predictor of disease-specific survival, overall survival and disease-free survival, while pretreatment SUVmax for lymphodenopathy is strongly associated with distant metastasis.
Using Herceptin with chemotherapy, instead of after, clearly improves treatment of women with HER2+ breast cancer, and should be the new standard of care
High-risk melanoma patients who are treated with radiation after surgery have a significantly lower risk of their cancer returning to the lymph nodes (19 percent), compared to those patients who do not have radiation therapy (31 percent).
A new surgical technique is providing hope for women with early-stage cervical cancer.
SCIENTISTS have found a way to detect an aggressive form of bowel cancer. The UK-led team say it should lead to accurate diagnosis and effective chemotherapy treatment. Bowel cancer is the third most common cancer in the UK, with 36,000 new cases every year.
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