Cancer & Oncology : Health & Medical
The most common perception is that smokers are at a high risk to develop cancer. But in reality, coronary heart disease and stroke are the primary types of cardiovascular disease caused by smoking. Toxins in ...
Are we ready for better assays to quantify HER receptors and categorize patients for individualized treatments?
Commonly cancers are formed from oncogenic cells. These are the cells with the intention of are affected by oncogenes; genes with the intention of stimulate uncontainable cell division leading to form
Asbestos testing is a very important process, since people know the dangers of this mineral (asbestos is a group of fibrous metamorphic minerals of the hydrous magnesium silicate variety). Most asbestos fibers are invisible to the human eye because their size. The method:
Using data from the population-based, multicenter prospective HEAL study, researchers investigated the association between genetic polymorphisms and risk of an ER/PR-negative breast tumor.
There has been a "war on cancer" for over five decades now, and it seems little has changed, and more and more people are diagnosed with cancer and die from cancer each day. Actually we have made great advances our understanding of the disease and in diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Lidia Schapira discusses the practice implications of a study with 12-year follow-up confirming that older breast cancer patients with early disease need not undergo radiation therapy.
Her son said: "While I was in the hospital in China I have seen some patients who suffered like my mother and who underwent similar treatments. About six months after the treatment the cancer spread to the brain. The doctor also told me that the type of cancer my mother has is very aggressive a
Find out more about the array of radiotherapy options for patients undergoing radical prostatectomy.