Certain conditions make it harder to reliably detect tumors, and regions with locally-endemic infectious lung diseases pose an added hurdle for lung cancer detection.
A report from the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics notes 10 "harbingers of change" expected to alter the delivery of health care and medicine use over the next decade.
Smokers with cancer who used e-cigarettes along with traditional cigarettes were more dependent on nicotine, and the long-term safety of the devices still unclear, researchers caution.
Findings based on comparison to sulfonylureas and thiazolidinediones
Chokeberry extract enhances cytotoxicity of gemcitabine on a single cancer cell line, according to research.
High rates of preserved sexual function seen with combination beam plus brachytherapy for prostate cancer.
Mammograms for those aged 69 to 75 could result in over-treatment, researchers caution.
About 14.5 million U.S. cancer survivors are alive today, but aging population and increasing obesity threaten progress.
For patients with advanced esophageal cancer, dysphagia is improved with radiotherapy alone, according to a study.
Shorter time to testosterone recovery with 18 versus 36 months androgen deprivation therapy.
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