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Less Invasive Lung Cancer Staging Looks Promising by HealthFinder Posted Tue 23 Nov 2010 12:00pm healthnewslink Procedure could cut chest surgeries by 50 percent, researchers say. By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter ... 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 »
New Hope for Advanced Lung Cancer by LungHealth .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: When doctors diagnose non–small cell lung cancer, they assign it a stage, often on a scale from one to four. This partly is based on how far the cancer has spread from the site of the original tumor, in a sequence that is generally well understood. FRANK FOSSELLA, MD: Lung cancer, when it starts, originates somewhere within the lung a ... Read on »
Breast Cancer: Stage 4 - A Hope to Cure with the Advanced Technology! by Anthonys Posted Thu 22 Nov 2012 10:26am Cancer – the name itself gathers negative vibes and negative aura all around. It is a disease which was once not curable and used to take life of individuals suffering from the same. But now, with the world being techno savvy and modern, the experienced doctors have come out with the solution and medication that can save the life of an individual ... Read on »
Your Breast Cancer is Stage Now by Brenda Coffee Health Maven Posted Mon 04 Jan 2010 11:09am From the second we hear “you have breast cancer,” we begin talking in terms of what stage cancer we have. Stages are assigned according to size of primary tumor, lymph node involvement and whether or not your cancer has spread but, what if we consider another stage? Stage Now? “Having a life” as opposed to “having cancer.” ... Read on »
Cancer Stages, Treatments, and offsetting Side Effects by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 1:17am 1 Comment by Virginia Pipolini Many of us have an inkling of information about cancer treatment and side effects. This article is in response to numerous requests for more details regarding the stages of cancer, the treatments prescribed, and ways to avoid side effects. Please remember, always consult your doctor or health practitioner regarding dietary ... Read on »
Algorithms to Predict Breast Cancer Stage by Jason S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 05 Apr 2011 4:07am Cost effectiveness and quality analysis of the treatment of cancer has long been a goal of health services researchers.  In particular, researchers aim to determine whether various treatments provide cost-effective methods to improve longevity and quality.  Physicians, however, use different treatments depending on the patient’s cancer stage.  ... Read on »
First laparoscopic ovarian cancer staging procedure performed at Northwest Hospital in Baltimore by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Thu 16 Apr 2009 12:32am Gynecological surgeon David Zisow, M.D., recently performed a laparoscopic procedure to stage a case of ovarian cancer at Northwest Hospital in Randallstown – a first for the hospital. Laparoscopic staging is a procedure that is commonly performed at academic medical centers but rarely at a community hospital like Northwest. Cancer staging inv ... Read on »
Intraperitoneal chemotherapy for ovarian cancer, stage II by Mark Levin Posted Fri 21 Aug 2009 12:22pm Intravenous, or IV administration, of chemotherapy drugs is done by inserting a needle into a vein in the body, usually in the arm. Intraperitoneal or IP administration of chemotherapy, usually is done through a surgically implanted catheter, which is a hollow, flexible tube that allows passage of fluids into the abdomen of a woman with ovarian ... Read on »
New Canadian Cancer Staging Initiative by Daria Posted Wed 03 Nov 2010 12:00am We now have a new National Staging Initiative to collect standardized data about cancer stage across Canada. It’s a first- of- its-kind long-term collaboration that should improve care and save lives. Staging refers to the classification of patients with cancer into similar groups according to the extent of disease. On an individual basis, ... Read on »