recurrent cancer

MRI can help locate prostate cancer recurrence at extremely low PSA levels


April 30th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): According to a study recently presented at the Cancer Imaging and Radiation Therapy Symposium in Atlanta, an MRI can locate prostate cancer recurrence at extremely low PSA levels.Researchers ... Read more...

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Removing 2mm around tumours cuts chances of breast cancer returning


October 19th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): A new research has revealed that removing an extra two millimetres around an area of invasive breast cancer is sufficient to minimise any residual disease in 98 per ... Read more...

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New way of preventing return of breast cancer


October 19th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Breast cancer patients can reduce their chance of the disease returning if they let surgeons remove small amounts of the healthy tissue surrounding the tumour.Research has shown that ... Read more...

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Gene fusion is the ’smoking gun’ in the development of prostate cancer: Study


May 19th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Targeting the hormone androgen and its receptor in prostate cancer therapy could be a wrong approach after all, says a new study.Researchers have found that when two genes ... Read more...

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Drug-light combo effective against head, neck cancers


October 5th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): A combination of medications and a particular light therapy has been found to be effective in treating certain types of head and neck cancers.During a study, researchers focused ... 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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Thalidomide shows promise for recurrent ovarian treatment


February 28th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Thalidomide, a drug banned in the 1950s for causing birth defects, is showing promise as a safe and effective treatment for women with recurrent ovarian cancer, according to ... Read more...

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