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Mammography false alarms linked with later tumor risk
By Ronnie Cohen NEW YORK Fri Aug 22, 2014 4:17pm EDT NEW YORK Women whose screening mammograms produce false alarms have a heightened risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer years later, but the   [via Reuters]

Too Many Cancer Screenings Wasted on Those Facing Death
Older patients who arent expected to live more than another decade are still being screened too often for cancers, causing more harm than good, a study found.  [via Bloomberg]

NSAIDs tied to reduced breast cancer recurrence among obese
By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK Mon Aug 18, 2014 3:41pm EDT NEW YORK In overweight women, aspirin or other drugs that reduce inflammation might make certain breast cancers more treatable, researchers   [via Reuters]

Prostate cancer drug ruling a 'fiasco', says charity
For a better experience on your device, try our mobile site. A charity says a decision by the NHS in England to reject a drug for men with prostate cancer is a "fiasco".  [via BBC]

Prostate drug abiraterone 'set for NHS use'
For a better experience on your device, try our mobile site.  [via BBC]




  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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