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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 »
Radiation May Equal Surgery, with Easier Recovery, for Cancerous Lymph Nodes by Medline Plus Posted Wed 30 Apr 2014 2:00pm Study of breast cancer patients found fewer complications with nonsurgical treatment Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer , Lymphedema , Radiation Therapy Read on »
Radiotherapy of benefit when breast cancer has spread to just a few lymph nodes by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 20 Mar 2014 8:23am New research has shown that radiotherapyThe treatment of disease using radiation. after mastectomy is of benefit where breast cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. has spread to just a few lymp ... 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 »
Study Supports Radiation When Breast Cancer Spreads to Few Lymph Nodes by Medline Plus Posted Wed 19 Mar 2014 2:00pm Experts say new study may clear up questions as to whether the treatment is beneficial Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer , Mastectomy , Radiation Therapy 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 »