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Lung cancer testing methods may lead to increased survival rates Newly developed lung cancer testing methods and treatment options may lead
Date: 2010-01-29 01:02:45
Over the past few months, several studies have identified ground-breaking new ways of testing for early stage lung cancer. Additionally, scientists have recently developed numerous promising treatment options for the life-threatening disease. ... Full Story

Pain a debilitating problem for majority of cancer patients Breakthrough pain a debilitating problem for majority of cancer patients
Date: 2010-01-29 18:37:14
According to a recent study, breakthrough cancer pains - unexpected, temporary flares of severe pain that occur even when pain medication is used - affect approximately 75 percent of adult cancer patients. ... Full Story

Odor test may lead to earlier lung cancer diagnosis Body fluid odor test may lead to earlier lung cancer diagnosis
Date: 2010-01-27 19:13:12
According to a new study, body fluid odors can be used to identify animals with lung cancer tumors, which may help scientists develop a roadmap to identify diagnostic biomarkers in human lung cancer patients.... Full Story

New pancreatic cancer tests identified New pancreatic cancer testing methods may lead to earlier diagnosis, higher
Date: 2010-01-22 19:17:41
Over the last few months, several new studies have uncovered innovative ways of testing for early-stage pancreatic cancer, one of the leading causes of cancer-related death in the world. ... Full Story

Phase 2 testing of new cancer drug a success Clinical testing of new cancer drug a success, according to study
Date: 2010-01-18 23:16:50
Recent phase 2 testing of the drug known as ASA404, or vadimezan, has shown significant promise in patients suffering from non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). ... Full Story

PET-CT scans may help identify hidden cancers PET-CT tests may help identify hidden cancers
Date: 2010-01-14 23:44:27
U.S. researchers have recently found that a combination positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT) scan of the whole body may more accurately detect cancer in individuals with related neurological complications than other commonly used tests. ... Full Story

Having relatives with pancreatic cancer leads to increased risk Having relatives with pancreatic cancer leads to increased risk
Date: 2010-01-13 23:32:11
According to a recent study, people who have multiple family members with pancreatic cancer have a significantly higher risk of developing the disease themselves. ... Full Story

Blood test may help diagnose lung cancer Blood test may aid doctors in lung cancer diagnosis
Date: 2010-01-13 19:04:08
A new blood test may be able to help diagnose lung cancer while avoiding the use of costly and dangerous invasive procedures. ... Full Story

Childhood cancer survivors may have high risk of heart disease Children who survive cancer have high risk of heart disease, new study find
Date: 2010-01-08 19:05:07
According to recent medical testing, childhood cancer survivors may be at an increased risk of developing heart disease as young adults. ... Full Story

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