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Depression may keep some men from fighting prostate cancer
Depression may be source of disparities in the treatment men get for prostate cancer, according to a new study.  [via Reuters]

Miles O'Brien: Back on a bike after I lost my arm
I'm tired of being surrounded by cancer. Over the past two years, I lost my sister, my mother and nearly lost my girlfriend to breast cancer and its complications.  [via CNN]

Novel Robot-Assisted Surgery Technique Improves Removal of Small Kidney Cancer Tumors
STORY HIGHLIGHTS Roughly 50,000 Americans are diagnosed with kidney cancer per year. Most of these cancers are small tumors that are often found during screening for other problems.  [via UCLA]

Breast cancer risk may be higher with some IUD's
Modern contraceptives have radically changed women's lives, but they are not risk free.  [via CNN]

Lung Cancer Genomic Mapping Yields New Targets in Study
Mutations within a small cluster of genes tied to tumor growth are involved in three-quarters of the cases of the most common form of lung cancer, according to a study that could help link treatment   [via Bloomberg]

  Prostate Cancer Diagnosis: Do you need a second Opinion?
When a patient receives news of what their biopsy showed, there may be several misconceptions.  [more]

Lung Cancer: Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) of Lung Tumors
RFA is a promising local therapy that has evolved rapidly in recent years for the treatment of primary and secondary cancers in the lung.  [more]

Breast Cancer Surgery - Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know
Invasive breast cancer can spread through the lymph ducts and blood vessels to other areas of the body. The sentinel lymph node is the first lymph node(s) that the lymph ducts drain into.  [more]



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