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The probability of surviving nine types of cancer is analyzed
"The innovative factor contributed by our work is its relevance to population and measurement of relative survival, which enables us to discover survival related to cancer in a more precise way", María Dolores Chirlaque, main author of the study and researcher in the Epidemiology Service of the Department of Health and Consumption in Murcia, explains to SINC. View News Article (2010-07-16)


Type-1 Diabetics Benefit from Simultaneous Pancreas and Kidney Transplants
Research News in British Journal of Surgery 20 August 2003: Pancreas transplants have been slow to gain acceptance as treatment for type-1 insulin-dependent diabetic patients suffering end-stage renal disease. A recent study, to be published in the September 2003 issue of the British Journal of Surgery, however, concludes that simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplant (SPK) is the treatment of... View News Article (2003-08-26)


Earlier diagnosis identified as key reason why more US women than Europeans survive breast cancer
The main reason why women diagnosed with breast cancer in the USA have higher survival than those in Europe is that they are diagnosed at an earlier stage, according to findings published today. Previous studies have shown that women in the US have higher breast cancer survival rates than women in Europe but, until now, scientists have been unable to pinpoint the reasons, suggesting that... View News Article (2003-12-18)


'Statins' linked to improved survival in kidney transplant recipients
For patients receiving kidney transplants, treatment with cholesterol-lowering "statin" drugs may lead to longer survival, reports a study in the November 2008 Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). View News Article (2008-07-24)


Success comes at a cost, even for phages
As many a mother may tell you, expending the energy necessary to raise a clutch of kids can shave years off one's life. Trade-offs between reproductive success and survival have been demonstrated for a wide variety of organisms, in keeping with life history theory. View News Article (2006-06-13)


Opioid use to relieve pain and suffering at end of life is safe in hospital-at-home setting
Patients who choose to spend their last days at home with specialized care and monitoring can safely be given opioids to control pain and other symptoms without reducing survival time, according to a study published in Journal of Palliative Medicine (JPM). View News Article (2010-09-10)


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)

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