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MedlinePlus: Imaging Advance Tracks Prostate Cancer in Lymph Nodes by Rudy S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 21 Jul 2008 10:11am Link:MedlinePlus: Imaging Advance Tracks Prostate Cancer in Lymph Nodes. TUESDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- A new imaging technique, based on an engineered version of the common cold virus, may help doctors detect the spread of prostate cancer to the lymph nodes earlier. this is good news Read on »
Scan Results: The Cancer is Gone from the Lymph Nodes by Tanya T. Patient Expert Posted Sun 28 Sep 2008 11:31am I received my scan results early this morning. It appears the cancer is gone from my lymph nodes.... From the report: "Findings are suggestive of response to therapy. Additionally, there were small mesorectal lymph nodes which are no longer apparent on today's examination." I am not medically trained to read this report, but with further re ... Read on »
Colorectal cancer: more lymph nodes not necessarily "better"? by Mark Pool, MD Posted Wed 22 Jul 2009 12:00am I pulled the following from ASCO Daily News.  I haven't read the full paper myself and, although not surprised by this study's results, I think this will likely be a good paper to use in discussions with surgical and oncologist colleagues. HealthDay (7/20, Thomas) reported, "More isn't necessarily better when it comes to surgic ... Read on »
What is Thyroid Cancer Ultrasound Lymph Node Mapping, and why do I need to have one BEFORE my Cancer Surgery? by Dr. Richard Guttler Medical Doctor Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 2:05pm 6 Comments Prior to the new approach to thyroid cancer, the radio-iodine whole body scan WBS, was the mainstay of diagnostic cancer studies. Along came highly sensitive cancer markers, Thyroglobulin TG, and the TG antibody. The WBS was poor at detecting recurrence. The addition of the newer high frequency ultrasound was better at finding recurrences, than the ... Read on »
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy by Cancer.gov Posted Thu 25 Aug 2011 10:20pm Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Key Points A sentinel lymph node is the first lymph node(s) to which cancer cells are most likely to spread from a primary tumor. A sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) can be used to help determine the extent, or stage, of cancer in the body. Because SLNBs involve less extensive surgery and t ... Read on »
Does topography of cancer in the prostate correlate to risk for positive lymph nodes? by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor Posted Fri 07 Jan 2011 12:00am An interesting new report from the research team at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center has explored the relationship between the patterns of occurrence of positive lymph nodes (LNs) and the topography of the cancer in the prostate and the seminal vesicles. To carry out this study, Tokuda et al. reviewed original pathology sl ... Read on »
UK Breast Cancer Expert comments on NICE guidance for use of ‘new’ test to check for cancer spread. by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 07 Aug 2013 10:07am New Test for Intra-Operative Breast Cancer Analysis, expert comment Mr Simon Marsh, Senior Consultant Breast Surgeon comments on the latest NICE Guidance and says that there are different ways to test for the presence of cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that m ... Read on »
Update on Breast Lump and Node i... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 5:58pm 2 Comments Update on Breast Lump and Node in Neck I felt so kinky on Monday, I got felt up by a chic while two guys watched. GO ME!!!! Okay so what really happened is the breast surgeon examined me at my appointment and I could have given a shit less that two med students watched. LMFAO. The word on the lump in my right br ... Read on »
A message about breast cancer by Carol Yeh-Garner Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 11 Nov 2008 3:44pm Breast Cancer is a topic that is close to my heart. My mother & several of my aunts have battled against it. All but one has won. I'm doing what I can to improve my chances of being cancer-free by taking Juice Plus whole food supplements to increase the phytonutrients in my body, eliminating toxins in my bodycare products by using Miessence certifi ... Read on »
Less Invasive Lung Cancer Staging Looks Promising by Medline Plus Posted Tue 23 Nov 2010 4:00pm Procedure could cut chest surgeries by 50 percent, researchers say Tuesday, November 23, 2010 TUESDAY, Nov. 23 (HealthDay News) -- A less invasive method for finding out whether lung cancer has spread to the lymph nodes could prevent many unnecessary operations, a new study suggests. ... Read on »