Survival

Radiation May Not Improve Prostate Cancer Survival – Dr. David Samadi
According to world renowned prostate cancer surgeon, Dr. David B. Samadi of Lenox Hill Hospital, for definitive prostate cancer treatment, patients traditionally had two main treatment options: surgery or radiation. Based on a patient's goals, disease ... [...]
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Prostate cancer survival boosted with regular exercise
The researchers found that men with the highest levels of exercise prior to their diagnosis had a 30 percent reduction in death due to prostate cancer, compared to men who exercised the least. Furthermore, the amount of exercise was found to be ... [...]
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California study: Local breast cancer survival rates slightly lower
Medical providers and patient advocates are using a new study on breast cancer survivability to remind people of tried and true benefits of early detection and support for people in treatment. The Rural Breast Cancer Survival Study found Humboldt ... [...]
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Low-dose of aspirin is likely to increase survival chances in cancer patients
"Our review, based on the available evidence, suggests that low-dose aspirin taken by patients with bowel, breast or prostate cancer, in addition to other treatments, is associated with a reduction in deaths of about 15-20 percent, together with a ... [...]
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Aspirin use may up cancer survival by 20 per cent
“Our review, based on the available evidence, suggests that low-dose aspirin taken by patients with bowel, breast or prostate cancer, in addition to other treatments, is associated with a reduction in deaths of about 15-20 per cent, together with a ... [...]
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Komen Tyler Race for the Cure: Single mother shares survival story overcoming …
“Breast Cancer runs in my family, so I had started early with mammograms - both my grandmother and an aunt on my mother's side had breast cancer,” Mrs. Powell said. “I went for my yearly mammogram November of 2012, and they made me come back in ... [...]
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Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy Combination Prolongs Survival in Low-grade Glial …
Grade 2 gliomas comprise 5% to 10% of all brain tumors, but nearly all patients with grade 2 gliomas experience progressive neurologic symptoms and premature death.1. This study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, enrolled 251 patients ... [...]
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Survival Is Better With SRS Than With WBRT for NSCLC or Breast Cancer …
Longer survival was achieved with stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) alone than with whole-brain radiation therapy (WBRT) in patients with fewer than 4 brain metastases from non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) or breast cancer, a study in the journal ... [...]
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Radiation therapy chemotherapy combination improves survival in adults with …
Patients were randomized to 1 of 2 trial arms, radiation therapy plus six cycles of PCV chemotherapy or radiation therapy alone. Before treatment, researchers conducted a pathology review on tumor samples and prepared for samples for correlative ... [...]
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Taking aspirin could increase cancer survival by 20%
Professor Elwood says, "Our review, based on the available evidence, suggests that low-dose aspirin taken by patients with bowel, breast or prostate cancer, in addition to other treatments, is associated with a reduction in deaths of about 15-20 per ... [...]
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Taking aspirin could increase cancer survival by 20 percent
Professor Elwood said: "Our review, based on the available evidence, suggests that low-dose aspirin taken by patients with bowel, breast or prostate cancer, in addition to other treatments, is associated with a reduction in deaths of about 15-20 ... [...]
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Regular exercise may boost prostate cancer survival
Men with the highest levels of exercise before their diagnosis were 30 percent less likely to die of their prostate cancer than those who exercised the least, according to a team led by Ying Wang, senior epidemiologist at the cancer society's ... [...]
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Supplementation improves survival in mouse model of human vitamin C deficiency
Those that were not supplemented with the vitamin were euthanized within six weeks due to poor health and significant weight loss. While mice that received the low dose of vitamin C survived longer than unsupplemented mice, they also experienced poor ... [...]
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Targeted therapy gives cancer patients hope for better survival rates
Although HER2-positive breast cancer patients are expected to have lower survival rates compared to those with HER2-negative disease, in this day and age, receiving a diagnosis of metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer is no longer a death sentence. [...]
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Remarkable survival story of brain tumour survivor who was given four months …
She says more research is desperately needed as the symptoms for different brain tumours vary so wildly. For instance, she points out how Debbie McGee, widow of the late magician Paul Daniels, recently told how the first sign of his fatal brain tumour ... [...]
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Clinicopathological Characteristics and Survival Outcomes in Invasive …
To investigate the clinicopathological characteristics and survival outcomes of invasive papillary carcinoma (IPC), we identified 233,171 female patients in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database who had IPC (n = 524) or ... [...]
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