The latest news on the prevention, detection, diagnosis, and prognosis of cancer, and treatment modalities including chemotherapy, surgery, radiotherapy, and hormone therapy.
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15 April 2014
US-based researchers have identified a panel of 12 proteins that may help predict overall survival and the risk of recurrence in patients treated with surgery for non-small-cell lung cancer.
14 April 2014
Phase I study findings suggest the investigational drug ceritinib is effective in patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer with anaplastic lymphoma kinase gene rearrangement, even in those who develop resistance to crizotinib.
14 April 2014
Methylation of three genes may help with the early diagnosis of non-small-cell lung cancer, research suggests.
14 April 2014
The combination of radiotherapy and androgen deprivation therapy is more effective than radiotherapy alone for preventing disease recurrence in men with localised prostate cancer, according to research findings presented at the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology 33rd annual congress in Vienna, Austria.
14 April 2014
Men who receive adjuvant radiation therapy following radical prostatectomy face a significantly increased risk of urinary incontinence in the following years, study findings indicate.
01 April 2014
The discovery of a novel broad spectrum neuropeptide antagonist, peptide–1, which is related to the substance P analogue SP-G, could help develop treatments targeted at chemoresistant small-cell lung cancer, indicate study results.
01 April 2014
Complete resection with segmentectomy is as effective as lobectomy for patients with solid-dominant clinical stage IA lung adenocarcinoma, Japanese study findings suggest.
31 March 2014
Patients do not survive significantly longer after lobectomy for non-small-cell lung cancer than after wedge resection or segmentectomy, indicate US study results.
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