Patients who undergo transcranial ultrasound treatment experience immediate and sustained improvements in chronic and medication-resistant essential tremor, indicate the results of a preliminary study.
Surveillance fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography delivers a high false-positive rate and has low specificity during follow up in diffuse large cell lymphoma patients treated with rituximab, a study shows.
Severe recurrent headaches experienced by pediatric brain tumor survivors who received cranial radiation therapy is associated with a higher likelihood for a neurovascular event and thus signals neurovascular changes, shows a study.
Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation relying on graft-versus-tumor effects is a feasible treatment regimen for patients with advanced hematologic malignancies who cannot tolerate high-intensity regimens, report researchers.
General practitioners should take a more defined and systematic approach to the management of colorectal cancer, say Australian researchers who found that their involvement in the referral pathway was associated with poorer care.
Researchers are calling for more investigations into interventions for late-onset bowel function problems after rectal cancer surgery, after a study highlighted that patients increasingly trade improved survival for lower quality of life.
While the overall rate of radiotherapy use among patients with metastatic cancer in their last year of life was stable between 2000 and 2007, the use of advanced techniques increased during the period, show US study results.
Stereoelectroencephalography methodology is accurate for identification of brain regions that are susceptible to seizures and serves as a reliable presurgical evaluation of patients with drug-resistant epilepsy.