Small study showed high accuracy but hurdles remain, two experts said
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Researchers report the increased risk was as high as 58 percent
Many cancer patients mistakenly believe removing both breasts will extend survival, researchers say
Experts say findings make sense, but note they are preliminary
Adding Ibrance to standard hormone therapy kept disease from progressing for nine months
Study suggests that taking more tissue the first time might reduce need for subsequent procedures
Throat, lung cancers were leading cause of deaths, study finds
Over roughly six years, no difference seen in survival
Finding suggests scans may have value beyond detection
These include tests for colon, breast and cervical malignancies
Strongest benefit seen in most common types of tumors, researchers say
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