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When less is more for men with prostate cancer
Active Surveillance is Safe: Over the last two decades thousands of appropriately selected patients have been placed on active surveillance, and even patients who end up having treatment laterdo not jeopardize outcomes of their cancer therapy. For ... [...]
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New treatment for prostate cancer is much less invasive
New treatments for wiping out prostate cancer are making their way into hospitals and medical centers in Miami and across the United States. As of October, the Food and Drug Administration approved high intensity focused ultrasound to treat prostate ... [...]
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A 55-Year-Old Woman With New Triple-Negative Breast Mass, Less Than 2 cm on …
In general, detectable nodes in medial tumors (especially a tumor in the right breast) and detectable nodes in patients who also have involved axillary nodes may need to be treated, particularly if no heart needs to be in the radiation field. Because ... [...]
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Greater Survival Benefit Shown in Men with Early and Less Aggressive …
Jane Griffiths, Company Group Chairman, Janssen Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) said: “Janssen is proud that this study continues to deliver valuable insights as to how best to treat different stages of advanced prostate cancer. We hope that ... [...]
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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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New, Less Toxic Therapy For Stage-4 Breast Cancer
CHICAGO --- For women suffering from stage-4 breast cancer, there is a new treatment plan that, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine clinical trial, is highly effective and has minimal toxicity. The treatment includes a drug recently approved by ... [...]
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BPH Patients Treated with Dutasteride Have Less Bladder Obstruction
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) causes lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) due to bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) and overactive bladder (OAB). Treatment with dutasteride, a 5α-reductase inhibitor, improves LUTS but the mechanisms behind its mode ... [...]
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Seton touts natural, less invasive breast reconstruction
AUSTIN (KXAN) — One in eight American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. The choices after treatment can involve reconstructive surgery. That has traditionally involved artificial implants, but there is an alternative. Seton ... [...]
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