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Change in PSA level poor predictor of prostate cancer


February 25th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Change in PSA levels over time, known as PSA velocity, is a poor predictor of prostate cancer and may lead to many unnecessary biopsies, according to researchers at ... Read more...

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Elastography cuts down unnecessary breast biopsies


November 30th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 30 (ANI): Elastography when added to breast ultrasound can help reduce unnecessary breast biopsies, says an ongoing study.According to the American Cancer Society, elastography helps distinguish cancerous breast lesions from ... Read more...

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Hidden prostate cancer tumours evade treatment: study


October 9th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 9 (IANS) Canadian researchers have found that some hidden prostate cancer tumours cannot be diagnosed with the current procedures. Researchers at Toronto University say their findings explain why some men with ... Read more...

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Mammography most effective one year after breast cancer treatment


November 26th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 26 (ANI): The recipients of breast cancer therapy may not require a follow-up mammogram until 12 months after radiation, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of ... Read more...

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Lifestyle can change gene activity, cause insulin resistance


June 20th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 20 (ANI): In a study of identical twins, Finnish researchers have found that lifestyle contributes more than heredity in altering gene activity, which in turn can lead to ... Read more...

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Pioneering methodology to identify cancerous cells developed


May 11th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 11 (ANI): Cancer diagnosis will soon become more accurate and less straining for cytologists and pathologists, thanks to researchers who have developed an automatic method based on vibrational ... Read more...

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Complex fibroadenomas can be treated without surgery


February 12th, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A new study at Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Centre in Jerusalem has found that women with complex fibroadenomas could effectively be treated with procedures similar to simple fibroadenomas rather ... Read more...

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Experimental technique facilitates real-time breast cancer biopsies


November 14th, 2007 - 6:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, November 14 (ANI): A sophisticated microscope that offers a "real-time" 3-D analysis of tissue samples has shown promise to reduce the number of needle biopsies, which are needed from women suspected ... Read more...

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