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Combination drug therapy may safely kill precancerous colon polyps
Date: 2010-03-30 00:08:29
According to a recent study conducted at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, the combination therapy of two distinct drugs is capable of killing precancerous colon polyps while leaving normal tissue unaffected. ... Full Story

Study: Postoperative chemotherapy boosts survival chances of lung cancer patients
Date: 2010-03-25 15:05:39
Postoperative chemotherapy modestly improves the survival rate of patients suffering from non-small cell lung cancer, new research has found. ... Full Story

Racial disparity in cancer mortality rates may be linked to treatment location
Date: 2010-03-22 18:01:05
When African American and Caucasian cancer patients are treated at similar specialized care facilities, their mortality rates are almost identical, new research has found. The findings indicate that the location of care may help account for previous studies which have identified racial disparities in cancer mortality. ... Full Story

Omega-3 may help prevent bowel cancer
Date: 2010-03-18 23:48:57
Consumption of a purified form of omega-3 fatty acid may reduce the number and size of precancerous polyps in individuals genetically predisposed to bowel cancer, according to a new study. ... Full Story

Potent radiation therapy may improve survival rates of patients with inoperable lung cancer
Date: 2010-03-17 17:53:46
A powerful form of radiation therapy that precisely targets tumors may improve the survival rate of patients with inoperable lung cancer, according to a new study. ... Full Story

Non-melanoma skin cancer is an 'epidemic'
Date: 2010-03-16 17:37:23
Several new reports published in the March issue of Archives of Dermatology indicate that diagnosed cases of non-melanoma skin cancer are increasing rapidly. ... Full Story

Urine test suggests garlic as a possible cancer inhibitor
Date: 2010-03-03 18:30:27
According to a recent study, a newly developed urine test capable of measuring the extent of the carcinogenic process has suggested that garlic consumption may be associated with a decreased risk of cancer development. ... Full Story

MRI may help doctors avoid unnecessary surgeries on suspected testicular ca
Date: 2010-03-03 00:04:32
Results of a recent study have suggested that non-invasive magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an accurate and safe diagnostic test when used to evaluate patients suspected of having testicular cancer. U.S. researchers believe that the use of the imaging technique may improve patient care by eliminating some unnecessary surgeries. ... Full Story

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