News tagged with cancer markers

New strategy developed to diagnose melanoma

A UCSF research team has developed a technique to distinguish benign moles from malignant melanomas by measuring differences in levels of genetic markers. Standard microscopic examinations of biopsied tissue can be ambiguous ...

dateMar 30, 2009 in Cancer
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A new molecular marker of gastric cancer

Gastric cancer (GC) is one of the most common malignancies in the world with a high incidence and death rate. TNM staging system is used worldwide to predict prognosis and direct therapeutic decisions of patients with GC. ...

dateMar 30, 2009 in Cancer
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PSA screening cuts deaths by 20 percent

Screening for prostate cancer can reduce deaths by 20%, according to the results of the European Randomized Study of Screening for Prostate Cancer (ERSPC) published online 1700 hours CET, today 18 March (NEJM, Online First*). ...

dateMar 18, 2009 in Cancer
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New treatment hope for prostate cancer

Scientists at Melbourne's Burnet Institute have developed a potential new treatment for patients with prostate cancer. An article, which described the invention, has recently been published in the prestigious international ...

dateFeb 06, 2009 in Cancer
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