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FDA Staff Questions Prostate Cancer Device Effectiveness
A device used in Europe to treat prostate cancer with lower rates of erectile dysfunction raised concerns from U.S. regulators over data the company says shows it prevents the diseases return.  [via Bloomberg]

'Poor treatment for hepatitis C infection in UK'
For a better experience on your device, try our mobile site. Official figures for England show just 3% of people who develop chronic hepatitis C each year receive treatment to help clear the virus.  [via BBC]

Cancer blood test moves closer after promising results
For a better experience on your device, try our mobile site. A British team of researchers has developed what might be a simple blood test that can detect all cancers.  [via BBC]

Unhealthy habits more than double risk of metabolic syndrome in childhood cancer survivors
St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital study finds that few adult survivors of childhood cancer follow a heart-healthy lifestyle that protects against heart disease, diabetes and other health problems   [via St. Jude]

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]

  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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