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Combating cancer's double whammy

It can be fatal if the clot breaks away and lodges in the lung (pulmonary embolism). The aim of this analysis of primary care data is to establish a clearer picture of the increased risk of venous thromboembolism in different ...

dateNov 11, 2010 in Cancer
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Study ties abnormal cells in blood to lung cancer

A novel approach detects genetically abnormal cells in the blood of non-small cell lung cancer patients that match abnormalities found in tumor cells and increase in number with the severity of the disease, a research team ...

dateJul 22, 2010 in Cancer
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Genes associated with aggressive breast cancer

Researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have for the first time identified 12 genes that could be associated with aggressive breast tumours. The discovery could result in more reliable prognoses and better treatment ...

dateAug 16, 2010 in Cancer
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