News tagged with cancer recurrence

Strong social ties benefit breast cancer patients

Breast cancer patients who have a strong social support system in the first year after diagnosis are less likely to die or have a recurrence of cancer, according to new research from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) ...

dateJan 20, 2011 in Cancer
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ASTRO publishes whole breast irradiation guidelines

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has released evidence-based guidelines to define appropriate fractionation of whole breast irradiation (WBI), finding that hypofractionated (HF) WBI is effective for many ...

dateAug 04, 2010 in Cancer
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Multivitamin use doesn't impact colon cancer outcomes

Patients with colon cancer who used multivitamins during and after being treated with post-surgical chemotherapy did not reduce the risk of the cancer returning or their dying from it, according to researchers at Dana-Farber ...

dateSep 07, 2010 in Cancer
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