News tagged with cancer recurrence

Test may help predict colon cancer recurrence risk

A new gene test may help predict which colon cancer patients are at higher or lower risk of having their cancer return after surgery, doctors report, but whether it is useful enough to justify its likely high price remains ...

dateMay 14, 2009 in Cancer
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New gene may provide breast cancer diagnostic marker

In a research article published in this week's PLoS Medicine, Ann Killary (from the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) and colleagues describe a new gene called DEAR1 that is genetically altered by mutation ...

dateMay 05, 2009 in Cancer
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Detecting breast cancer recurrence

Connie Krabbe understands the fear and foreboding breast cancer survivors feel when visiting their physicians for post-treatment check-ups. Two of her four sisters died of metastatic cancer related to breast cancer, enduring ...

dateOct 20, 2010 in Cancer
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Experimental vaccine sets sights on lung cancer

An experimental immunotherapy may someday become the newest weapon against lung cancer. Physician-scientists from Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University Medical Center are enrolling patients with non-small ...

dateNov 30, 2010 in Cancer
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