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Study examines accuracy of test for lymph node metastases in women with breast cancer
A new BJS (British Journal of Surgery) study indicates that axillary ultrasound imaging is inferior for detecting axillary node metastasis in patients with breast cancer. (2018-04-16)
Non-invasive technique may help detect skin and other cancers
Researchers have developed a non-invasive technique that allows clinicians to accurately detect various forms of skin cancer. (2015-07-06)
DCIS patients who get invasive breast cancer have higher mortality
Women with ductal carcinoma in situ -- DCIS -- who later develop invasive breast cancer in the same breast are at higher risk of dying from breast cancer than those who do not develop invasive disease, according to a study published online March 11 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. (2011-03-11)
Cigarette smoking may contribute to worse outcomes in bladder cancer patients
In a study of patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer who had undergone radical cystectomy, cigarette smoking was linked with poor response to cisplatin-based chemotherapy. (2019-01-09)
Laparoscopic surgery for bladder cancer leads to good long-term cancer control
Long-term survival rates following laparoscopic surgery for bladder cancer are comparable to those of open surgery, according to a study published in BJU International. (2014-12-18)
University of Hawaii Cancer Center researcher's discovery
Study finds that higher intake of fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of bladder cancer in women. (2013-08-22)
How early breast tumors become deadly: A small group of molecules might hold the answer
Researchers have discovered a pattern of molecules that differentiate early-stage breast tumors from invasive, life-threatening cancer. (2012-02-07)
Potential for prediction of progression for early form of breast cancer
Scientists in Manchester have identified a way to potentially predict which patients with an early form of breast cancer will experience disease progression. (2015-04-15)
Genetic test could improve colon cancer screening
A non-invasive test that includes detection of the genetic abnormalities related to cancer could significantly improve the effectiveness of colon cancer screening, according to research published by a team of scientists including David Ransohoff, M.D., professor of medicine at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member. (2014-03-19)
Discovery may lead to turning back the clock on ovarian cancer
Cancer researchers have discovered that a type of regulatory RNA may be effective in fighting ovarian cancer. (2011-02-03)
New risks identified after early breast cancer
A new study of women with early stage, localized breast cancer identifies new patterns and risk factors for invasive disease that may influence how patients are treated. (2006-04-10)
Substituting poultry for red meat may reduce breast cancer risk
Results from a new study suggest that red meat consumption may increase the risk of breast cancer, whereas poultry consumption may be protective against breast cancer risk. (2019-08-07)
Non-invasive prenatal diagnosis can reliably detect trisomy 21
NIPD can reduce the number of invasive tests and hence the number of test-related miscarriages in women whose foetuses are at an increased risk of trisomy 21. (2018-07-05)
'No family history' not a good reason for women 40-49 to stop yearly screening mammograms
More than half the women aged 40-49 diagnosed with breast cancer on screening mammography report no family history, a new study shows. (2012-05-03)
3D breast imaging could revolutionize cancer screening
The largest report to date shows that 3D DBT (versus 2D DM) increases the detection rate for cancer overall by 28.6 percent and by 43.8 percent in detecting invasive cancers. (2014-06-17)
Women can be screened years later than men with 'virtual colonoscopy'
A new study has found that women can be screened for colorectal cancer at least five to 10 years later than men when undergoing an initial (2013-06-10)
UI Researchers Find Possible Genetic Link Between The X Chromosome And Ovarian Cancer
An imbalance in how genes are expressed on a female's two X chromosomes may lead to the development of ovarian cancer in some women, according to a University of Iowa study. (1999-03-01)
Melanoma research breakthrough gives hope to treatment
A QUT-driven project has identified the way in which melanoma cells spread, opening up new pathways to treatment via drugs to 'turn off' the invasive gene. (2017-02-07)
Urine testing might prove to be an alternative screening test for cervical cancer
A study involving 143 women from Senegal, West Africa has shown that a simple urine test might provide an alternative to Pap screening for cervical cancer. (2004-10-18)
Non-invasive and invasive breast cancers share the same genetic mutations
Women diagnosed with early stage, non-invasive breast cancer who carry the same mutations in two inherited breast/ovarian cancer genes as women diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, may benefit from high risk treatment, Yale researchers report in the February 23 issue of Journal of the American Medical Association. (2005-03-07)
Smoking increases potential for metastatic pancreatic cancer
Smoking has once again been implicated in the development of advanced cancer. (2009-07-27)
Invasive plants: Arming to defend and win
Presentations will focus on technological and partnership strategies to eradicate and control nonnative invasive plants in the Southeastern United States. (2005-04-29)
Women still face cancer risk 25 years after treatment
Women are still at risk of developing invasive cancer of the cervix or vagina 25 years after being treated for precancerous lesions, according to a study published today online. (2007-10-25)
Invasive species jeopardize already threatened island animals
Researchers have identified which of the approximately 465,000 islands worldwide are home to both highly threatened terrestrial vertebrates and invasive species that may endanger their survival. (2017-10-25)
New test possible aid to overcoming barriers to colon cancer screening
Study published in the December 23 issue of New England Journal of Medicine reports that a non-invasive test for DNA mutations present in stool has an encouraging rate of detecting colorectal cancer compared to the standard non-invasive method -- fecal occult (hidden) blood stool testing, although neither approached the detection rate of colonoscopy. (2004-12-22)
Researchers develop new method to test for lung cancer
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine have developed a new (2008-04-01)
Small animal imaging gives cancer clues
Advances in biomedical imaging are allowing UC Davis researchers to use mice more effectively to study cancers comparable to human disease. (2004-08-09)
Researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center uncover clue to explain invasive brain tumors
Researchers at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center have uncovered a clue to explain the invasive nature of an aggressive kind of brain tumor called glioblastoma multiforme, or gliomas, and their findings are published in this week's online edition of the journal Oncogene. (2006-01-10)
Women still at risk of cervical cancer despite treatment removing pre-cancerous cells
Women who have had pre-cancerous cells removed remain at higher than average risk of developing cervical cancer in the 20 years following treatment, says research in this week's BMJ. (2005-11-17)
Study gives insight into breast cancer recurrence
Work by University of Manchester scientists has explored what allows some cases of ductal carcinoma in situ, a non-invasive form of breast cancer, to resist treatment and come back, as well as identifying a potential new target to improve the effectiveness of radiotherapy. (2014-11-05)
Wayne State receives DOD grant; study may give insight to slow or halt breast cancer
A Wayne State University School of Medicine post-doctoral researcher has secured a significant grant to study the signaling process that triggers a type of breast cancer to transform into an invasive state. (2011-12-23)
Breast cancer cells become invasive by changing their identity
Researchers from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have identified a protein that determines the identity and invasive properties of breast cancer cells. (2018-11-05)
Combination therapy spares some head and neck patients from surgery
Giving patients with head and neck cancer a combination of chemotherapy and radiation therapy controls the cancer and allows many patients to avoid additional surgery to the neck, according to a study presented at the plenary session today at the Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium in Rancho Mirage, Calif., co-sponsored by the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Head and Neck Society. (2007-01-19)
Radiotherapy best option after surgery for ductal carcinoma in situ
UK research published in this week's issue of THE LANCET suggests that women with a pre-invasive cancer of the breast known as ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) are less likely to progress to invasive cancer if they are given radiotherapy after surgery. (2003-07-10)
Study results may lead to improved diagnostics for breast cancer
A study in Molecular Oncology indicates that examining the protein and RNA in leftover materials from routine diagnostic tests for breast cancer may lead to more accurate diagnoses. (2018-07-18)
Breast conservation a good option for non-invasive, 'early' breast cancer, U-M study shows
For women diagnosed with a type of non-invasive breast cancer, removing the breast is not the only treatment option. (2006-05-04)
U.Va. team identifies gene that could halt spread of cancer
A gene may be responsible for halting the spread of cancer through the body, according to scientists at the University of Virginia Health System. (2002-11-14)
Clue to switch of bladder cancer from locally contained to invasive found by Jefferson scientists
Bladder cancer often becomes aggressive and spreads in patients despite treatment, but now researchers at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson have identified a protein they believe is involved in pushing tumors to become invasive -- and deadly. (2010-05-14)
Research hope for bladder cancer
Researchers from Plymouth University in the UK have for the first time identified the mechanism that causes a small, benign polyp to develop into severe invasive bladder cancer. (2013-08-01)
Study finds wide variation in use of minimally invasive surgery in US hospitals
A study published on the today finds wide variation in the use of minimally invasive surgery at hospitals across the United States, despite better outcomes with minimally invasive surgery compared with traditional open surgery for many common procedures. (2014-07-08)
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