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Low Disease Activity Can Persist after TNF Withdrawal in RA
A sizable number of patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who withdrew from biologic therapy were able to remain in low disease activity or clinical remission after 1 year, although the numbers were higher for those who continued on the ... [...]
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Baseline subject characteristics predictive of compliance with study-mandated …
In the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT), subjects were assessed for prostate cancer after 7 years by a study-mandated prostate biopsy. Factors predictive of biopsy compliance included compliance with on-study medical therapy a year prior, age ... [...]
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High white blood cell ratio linked to recurrence risk in early stage breast cancer
All the women had early stage breast cancer, defined as stages I or II, with no spread to other parts of the body. On the basis of their blood counts taken after diagnosis, but before treatment, 134 of the women had a low NLR (1.97 or lower) and 166 ... [...]
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Study: Early breast cancer treatments respond well to less aggressive radiation
Today, doctors from Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust addressed the 10th European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC-10) and, according to Eureka Alert, discussed their findings regarding radiation and breast cancer. According to their study, ... [...]
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Wolf's prostate cancer to be treated with radioactive seeds
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf says he will have radioactive seeds implanted to treat what he calls a treatable form of prostate cancer he first disclosed last month. The 67-year-old Wolf discussed the treatment Wednesday during an ... [...]
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Woman diagnosed with breast cancer at 25 urges others to get checked
Breast cancer also didn't run rampant in her family -- her grandmother had been diagnosed with it, but not until well into her 80s. “There were no real symptoms, there was just the lump under my armpit in the breast area,” Cooper, now 26, told FoxNews.com. [...]
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2016 – Frontier Pharma: Breast Cancer Market Research Review Report: Hexa Reports
The breast cancer pipeline is the largest in the pharmaceutical industry, with 1,050 products in active development across all stages. The range of mechanisms of action employed by these compounds is also highly diverse, especially in comparison to the ... [...]
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Classifying BPH Using MRI Appears Better than Ultrasound, May Improve …
As an aid in clinical use and treatment options, researchers retrospectively evaluated magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of histologically diagnosed BPH patients, showing the advantages of MRI not only to differentiate BPH from prostate cancer but also ... [...]
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Prostate Cancer Treatment Options: 4 Things to Consider
Considering prostate cancer treatment options if you have been diagnosed with the disease can seem daunting, but the outlook for treating prostate cancer can be quite promising. Prostate cancer treatment options are becoming more effective and safer ... [...]
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Shortened Radiation Therapy Schedule No Worse Than Conventional Radiotherapy …
Treatment with a shortened (hypofractionated) radiotherapy (HRT) schedule achieved similar efficacy as treatment with the longer, conventional RT (CRT) schedule in men with low-risk prostate cancer. The shortened treatment delivered 70 Gy of radiation ... [...]
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Spice's health benefits hard to test in people
Curcumin has "very poor bioavailability," she said -- that is, it does not stick around in the human body for very long, and little of the plant compound is absorbed. Attempts to develop forms of the compound that are better absorbed are underway, she ... [...]
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9 Spices That May Save Your Life
"There have been many recent studies validating the historic habit of using spices for health benefits,'' Donna Tainter, author of Spices and Seasonings: A Food Technology Handbook, told the website SixWise.com. Modern science has indeed shown that ... [...]
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Turmeric might hold key to curbing E Coli outbreak
Science, however, has confirmed that the phenolic compounds known as curcuminoids have health benefits and antimicrobial qualities, the university said releasing the results of a research carried by a group of its scientists led by Ruplal Choudhary, a ... [...]
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Mother and daughter, 17, both diagnosed with breast cancer at the same time
When Bethany Carlton was diagnosed with breast cancer aged just 17 she felt as though her world was falling apart. Her mother, Mybritt Larsen, 47, was by her side when she had a lump removed days before her 18th birthday - and when the teenager was ... [...]
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DHL Global To Focus On Breast Cancer Awareness
The participants will undergo training that would professionally equip them both in theory and practice in basic oncology skills necessary to educate SHS students about risk factors of breast cancer, prevention strategies, treatment options, and proper ... [...]
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Yellow Brick Road leads to $7.7 million for prostate cancer
That the event has, since inception, raised more than $7.7 million for prostate cancer research, education and treatment at the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre is something we can all be proud of. Presented again this year by Canada Safeway in ... [...]
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