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Jan

21

Simple Blood Test May Predict a Blood Cancer's Return

Results might help doctors decide which patients need a stem cell transplant after chemo

Jan

21

Study Pinpoints Best Timing for Rectal Cancer Surgery

Patients who had procedure 8 weeks after chemo and radiation therapy had best survival rates

Jan

20

Identifying Colon Cancer Patients Who May Need More Than Surgery

Small group with stage 2 tumors might benefit from new screening test, study says

Jan

20

During Pregnancy, Skin Cancer May Be Deadlier: Study

Pregnancy hormones may fuel melanoma, researchers say

Jan

19

Families Say Hospice Better Than Hospital for Dying Cancer Patients

Doctors need to heed preferences of patients, prepare for end of life sooner, experts say

Jan

19

Terminal Cancer Patients in U.S. Less Likely to Die in Hospitals

Study compares end-of-life practices in seven countries

Jan

19

Doctors Choose Less Aggressive Care at End of Life, Studies Reveal

Findings suggest they understand limits of modern medicine better than the patients they treat do

Jan

18

Minorities More Likely To Be Diagnosed With Colon Cancer at Younger Age

Researchers say screening guidelines in U.S. should be reviewed

Jan

18

FDA Approves Redesign of Endoscope Tied to Infections

Olympus TJF-Q180V duodenoscope had been linked to serious infections, but redesign should lower the risk

Jan

15

Personal Care Plans Tied to Better Follow-Up in Breast Cancer Survivors

Study found improvement in number of low-income women meeting care recommendations

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