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Androgen therapy ineffective for most men with early prostate cancer

A study of more than 15,000 men with early stage prostate cancer finds that those who received androgen deprivation as their primary treatment instead...

Hypnosis cuts fatigue in breast cancer patients

Breast cancer patients receiving radiotherapy showed decreased fatigue as a result of cognitive behavioral therapy plus hypnosis (CBTH), according to a study recently published...
Common cause for breast cancer and heart disease?

Quick dose of radiation can prevent cancer in other breast

Survivors of breast cancer have a one in six chance of developing breast cancer in the other breast. But a study conducted in mice, and...

In first, wonks photograph radiation beams in the human body through...

A scientific breakthrough may give the field of radiation oncology new tools to increase the precision and safety of radiation treatment in cancer patients...

More targeted radiation ups survival in head, neck cancer patients

Patients with cancers of the head and neck who received intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) - a technology designed to more precisely target cancer cells...

Compound derived from vegetables shields rodents from lethal radiation doses

Georgetown University Medical Center researchers say a compound derived from cruciferous vegetable such as cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli protected rats and mice from lethal...

New MR analysis technique reveals brain tumor response to anti-angiogenesis therapy

A new way of analyzing data acquired in MR imaging appears to be able to identify whether or not tumors are responding to anti-angiogenesis...

Molecular markers can predict spread of cancer, guide treatment

Molecular markers found in cancer cells that have spread from a primary tumor to a limited number of distant sites can help physicians predict which patients with metastatic cancer will benefit from aggressive, targeted radiation therapy. In a study t...

Why women quit breast cancer drugs early

Why do so many postmenopausal women who are treated for estrogen-sensitive breast cancer quit using drugs that help prevent the disease from recurring? The first study to actually ask the women themselves -- as well as the largest, most sc...

Blasting Cancer from the Inside Out

Even when surgical tumor removal is combined with a heavy dose of chemotherapy or radiation, there's no guarantee that the cancer will not return....

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