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Benign Tissue or Malignant Tumors? Using CpG Dinucleotide Methylation Patterns to Diagnose Cancer in the Adrenal Glands and Adre by nih.gov Posted Mon 02 Jul 2012 8:00pm Description of Invention: Scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have developed new methods to distinguish malignant adrenocortical tumors from benign tumors and normal tissue in the adrenal glands/cortex using the methylation patterns of cytosine-phosphate-guanine dinucleotide (CpG) sequences. A biopsy or oth ... Read on »
A New Laser-based Diagnostic to Detect Malignant Breast Cancer Tumors by Irv Arons Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 15 Jul 2010 1:28pm It has been some time since I last addressed a medical laser application not connected with ophthalmology on this site. As many of you who visit this Journal regularly know, the vast majority of my consulting time was spent in ophthalmology, including applications involving ophthalmic lasers. I did, however, do a considerable amount of consulti ... Read on »
Obesity Associated With Worse Outcomes After Pancreatic Cancer Surgery by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Mar 2009 4:13am CHICAGO – Obese patients with a body mass index (BMI) of more than 35 appear more likely to have cancer that has spread to their lymph nodes, lower rates of survival and higher rates of recurrence following surgery for pancreatic cancer, according to a report in the March issue of Archives of Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Obesity ... Read on »
FDA Clears Test that Helps Identify Type of Cancer in Tumor Sample by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sun 03 Aug 2008 4:03pm The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared for marketing a test that can help health care professionals determine what type of cancer cells are present in a malignant tumor. The Pathwork Tissue of Origin test compares the genetic material of a patient’s tumor with genetic information on malignant tumor types stored in a database. It ... Read on »
Report to nation finds continued declines in many cancer rates;special feature highlights changes in brain tumor rates and survi by Cancer.gov Posted Thu 31 Mar 2011 9:29pm Report to nation finds continued declines in many cancer rates; special feature highlights changes in brain tumor rates and survival Rates of death in the United States from all cancers for men and women continued to decline between 2003 and 2007, the most recent reporting period available, according to the latest Annual Report to th ... Read on »
Childhood Cancer Survivors at Greater Risk for Tumors as Adults by HealthFinder Posted Tue 07 Jun 2011 1:00pm healthnewslink Early exposure to pelvic radiation ups the risk of subsequent tumors in that region, study finds. ... Read on »
Freezing Tumors Shows Promise Against Prostate, Breast Cancer by ViaMedica Posted Tue 16 Mar 2010 12:00am Cryotherapy prevented need for surgery in one group, and thwarted recurrence in the other. Researchers have succeeded in freezing away breast and prostate tumors in a small number of patients, opening a promising door to a new generation of cancer treatments. In two separate studies to be presented Tuesday at the Society of Inter ... Read on »
Cancer Institute Announces Development of Comprehensive Bone and Soft Tissue Tumor Center at Sinai by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Fri 03 May 2013 5:00am The Alvin & Lois Lapidus Cancer Institute of LifeBridge Health launched the new Comprehensive Bone and Soft Tissue Tumor Center , which provides the most advanced treatment options for rare tumors of the bone and soft tissue (fat, blood vessels, nerves, muscles, deep skin tissues and cartilage) in both adult and pediatric patients. The center o ... Read on »
New Tumor Marker May Improve Cancer Detection: Study by HealthFinder Posted Wed 20 Oct 2010 10:00am healthnewslink Hormone receptor not normally seen outside the reproductive organs shows up in many tumors. ... Read on »
New Tumor Marker May Improve Cancer Detection by Medline Plus Posted Wed 20 Oct 2010 2:00pm Hormone receptor not normally seen outside the reproductive organs shows up in many tumors By Robert Preidt Wednesday, October 20, 2010 WEDNESDAY, Oct. 20 (HealthDay News) -- A hormone receptor normally confined to the reproductive organs has been detected in malignant tumors in m ... Read on »