Study showed procedure can be an option for people with early stage disease
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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
The sooner, the better, researchers found
Better pre-surgical chemotherapy means more of the breast can safely be saved, researchers say
Elderly women will account for growing proportion of cases, study predicts
2010 study led to a change in practice
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