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Lengthier treatment for very preterm babies has not improved survival rates
Despite lengthier active resuscitation of very preterm babies over the past 15 years, their survival rates have not improved, indicates research published ahead of print in the Fetal & Neonatal Edition of Archives of Disease in Childhood. View News Article (2010-04-22)


Lung cancer survival rates may be linked to access to care
New research suggests that the lower survival rates of blacks with lung cancer may be explained by access to care. View News Article (2006-02-06)


Depression increases cancer patients' risk of dying
Depression can affect a cancer patient's likelihood of survival. That is the finding of an analysis published in the November 15, 2009 issue of Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. View News Article (2009-09-14)


Older men with early prostate cancer survived longer with treatment vs. observation
A new study shows older men with early stage prostate cancer survive longer if they are treated versus not being treated in favor of the "watchful waiting" approach advocated by many physicians for older men with other health problems. View News Article (2006-02-27)


Adding bavituximab to second-line chemotherapy doubles response rate in late-stage lung cancer patients
Adding the monoclonal antibody bavituximab to docetaxel chemotherapy doubles overall response rate and improves progression-free survival and overall survival in late-stage non-squamous, non-small cell lung cancer (NS-NSCLC) patients who have already received one prior chemotherapy regimen. View News Article (2012-09-07)


How to increase the survival rate of motor neurons after spinal root avulsion
A previous study showed that, 1 week after avulsion of the spinal nerve root, small motor neurons (< 500 &#956;m2) negative for 27 kDa heat shock protein (HSP27) immunoreactivity died and only large (> 500 &#956;m2) HSP27-positive motor neurons survived in the spinal cord ventral horn. View News Article (2014-05-12)


Surgery found effective for patients with aggressive prostate cancer
In one of the first studies to focus exclusively on the outcomes after treatment for patients with high-risk prostate cancer, researchers have found that surgery provides high survival rates. View News Article (2010-09-28)


IQ linked to long life
Children with higher IQs may live longer, suggests a study in this week's BMJ. These findings add to our knowledge of the personal traits in youth that contribute to survival in adult life. Results of an intelligence test, given to all 11-year olds attending Aberdeen schools in 1932, were used to determine survival up to 76 years. Of 2,230 subjects traced, those who died before 1 January 1997 had... View News Article (2001-04-03)


Improved treatment raises medulloblastoma survival rate
A team of investigators led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has announced that improvements in the treatment of the childhood brain cancer medulloblastoma have significantly increased the rate of survival of children with this disease. View News Article (2006-09-08)


Subtyping breast cancer by immunohistochemistry to investigate survival terms
A study by Paul Pharoah and colleagues published in this week's PLoS Medicine evaluates immunohistochemistry-based subtype classification of breast tumors for the prediction of disease outcome. View News Article (2010-05-26)

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