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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)

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)

Team finds markers related to ovarian cancer survival and recurrence
Researchers at the University of Illinois have identified biomarkers that can be used to determine ovarian cancer survival and recurrence, and have shown how these biomarkers interact with each other to affect these outcomes.  View News Article (2013-04-30)

HPV improves survival for African-Americans with throat cancer
Even though the human papillomavirus (HPV) is a risk factor for certain head and neck cancers, its presence could make all the difference in terms of survival, especially for African Americans with throat cancer, say Henry Ford Hospital researchers.  View News Article (2012-07-20)

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