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Radiotherapy more effective than chemotherapy for early stage II testicular cancer
Turin, Italy: A large study of testicular cancer patients has shown that radiation therapy is a better treatment than chemotherapy for patients with stage IIa disease (where one or more regional lymph nodes contain cancer cells but they are less than ... [...]
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Is breast conserving therapy or mastectomy better for early breast cancer?
Now, new research presented at the ESTRO 35 conference today (Saturday) has shown women aged younger than 45 years, who had early stage breast cancer that had not spread to the lymph nodes and who opted for BCT with radiation therapy, had a 13% ... [...]
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Early oncological and functional outcomes following radical treatment of high …
Assess early oncological and functional outcomes following radical treatment of men with high-risk prostate cancer and aged more than 70 years. A total of 335 men with high-risk prostate cancer (prostate-specific antigen ≥20ng/ml or biopsy Gleason ... [...]
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Heather Blake :New Guidance to Improve Early Detection of Prostate Cancer
At Prostate Cancer UK we recently stuck our head above the parapet and published guidance to help GPs and practice nurses to improve the early detection of prostate cancer in men without symptoms. This disease kills over 10,000 men a year in the UK and ... [...]
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Adding Ovarian Suppression to Tamoxifen Worsens Menopausal Symptoms in Early …
SOFT investigated the value of adding ovarian suppression (OFS) to tamoxifen and to determine the role of the aromatase inhibitor exemestane+OFS as adjuvant (post-surgery) therapies for hormone-sensitive early breast cancer. SOFT was conducted by the ... [...]
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New Study Suggests That Some Women With Early Stage Breast Cancer Can Safely …
The answer: a resounding yes. For women whose tumors display a certain genetic makeup, surgery and a regimen of drugs to block the hormones that fuel breast cancer are sufficient to prevent a relapse in 99 percent of cases, and leave 94 percent of ... [...]
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Partial Breast Radiotherapy May Be Effective for Some Women With Early Breast …
This research was presented at the 10th European Breast Cancer Conference.1. Though radiotherapy to the whole breast is standard treatment after breast-conserving surgery for women with early breast cancer, it causes changes in the appearance of the ... [...]
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Early Use of Supportive Medications Not Associated With End of Life Care
Therefore, researchers sought to characterize early use of medications to treat common breast cancer symptoms, including anxiety, depression, insomnia, and pain, and to evaluate the association between early use of these drugs and end-of life care. [...]
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This new gene may help detect breast cancer early
The gene GT198, whether mutated by genetics and/or environmental factors, has strong potential as both as a way to diagnose breast cancer early and as a new treatment target, said corresponding author Dr. Lan Ko from the Augusta University. Mutations ... [...]
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New Gene Mutation Identified As Early Indicator, Cause Of Breast Cancer
... in the American Journal of Pathology, the researchers showed that the gene GT198, whether it undergoes mutation via environmental factors and/or genetics, has strong potential as a new treatment target and as a means to diagnose breast cancer early. [...]
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Scientists discover a gene that can detect breast cancer early
The gene GT198, whether mutated by genetics and/or environmental factors, has strong potential as both as a way to diagnose breast cancer early and as a new treatment target, said corresponding author Dr. Lan Ko from the Augusta University. Mutations ... [...]
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This new gene can help detect breast cancer early
The gene GT198, whether mutated by genetics and/or environmental factors, has strong potential as both as a way to diagnose breast cancer early and as a new treatment target, said corresponding author Dr. Lan Ko from the Augusta University. Mutations ... [...]
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Study: Early MRI Screening Reduces Breast Cancer Mortality Among Female …
Earlier work among researchers at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre had shown that MRI detects breast cancer at early stages in young survivors who are not old enough to start standard breast cancer screening. “If you are a young woman who was ... [...]
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New gene can help detect breast cancer early
The gene GT198, whether mutated by genetics and/or environmental factors, has strong potential as both as a way to diagnose breast cancer early and as a new treatment target, said corresponding author Dr. Lan Ko from the Augusta University. Mutations ... [...]
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Editorial: Early detection of prostate cancer means higher cure rate
When detected early, there is nearly a 100 percent five-year survival rate for prostate cancer patients. By the time symptoms appear, the cancer usually is more advanced and patients have a smaller chance of survival, but still a very good one ... [...]
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Gene Mutation Identified As Early Cause, Indicator Of Breast Cancer
The researchers had already known that the mutated version of GT198 can be found in the early stages of breast and ovarian cancer. What they did not know was that the mutated gene was also present in progenitor cells, which make up the different types ... [...]
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