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Tackling tumors with iron oxide

(PhysOrg.com) -- Detecting cancer cells and destroying them, injecting drugs with extreme precision into diseased cells in the human body – these are just two examples of what EPFL scientists are attempting ...

dateJul 01, 2011 in Bio & Medicine
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Fewer guessing games for lung cancer patients

A study published in the December issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine identified positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) scans as a potentially useful tool for predicting local recurrence in lung c ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in Cancer
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Overtreating earliest cancers -- but which ones?

(AP) -- D.J. Soviero wanted the least treatment that would beat back her small, early-stage breast cancer, but her first doctor insisted she had only one option: tumor removal followed by radiation and chemotherapy.

dateJun 15, 2010 in Cancer
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