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FIGO 2018 staging ups discrimination of stage 1B cervical cancer

(HealthDay)—The Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) 2018 staging schema improves discriminatory ability for women with stage IB cervical tumors, according to a study published online June 11 in Obstetrics & Gynecology. Jason D. Wright, M.D., from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, and colleagues identified women with cervical […]

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Study shows more effective method for detecting prostate cancer

Each year, 1 million men in the U.S. undergo biopsies to determine whether they have prostate cancer. The biopsy procedure traditionally has been guided by ultrasound imaging, but this method cannot clearly display the location of tumors in the prostate gland. A multidisciplinary team of UCLA physicians has found that a new method, which includes […]

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Molecular chatter makes for a ‘hot tumor’

A Ludwig Cancer Research study has deciphered a complex molecular conversation between cancer and immune cells that is key to orchestrating the successful invasion of tumors by T cells that kill cancer cells. “We show that two key chemokines, CCL5 and CXCL9, are universally implicated in T cell infiltration across all solid tumors,” said George […]

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Vitamin D reduces the probability of deadly cancer

Vitamin D protects against death from cancer According to a new study, the increase in Vitamin D levels through a daily nutritional Supplement seems to cause people have to die a 13 per cent reduced probability of cancer. In the current investigation, Michigan State University and Hurley Medical Center, it was found that a daily […]