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Prostate cancer clinical stage does not predict recurrence

A new study challenges the current staging system that determines the extent or severity of prostate cancer that has not metastasized. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Societ ...

Nov 22, 2010
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The gold standard in cancer staging now as Web tool

Springer is launching the AJCC e-Staging Tool, a web-based application which will improve the way cancer is staged. Designed to meet the needs of the entire multidisciplinary team in any facility that deals with cancer, ...

Oct 05, 2010
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New lung cancer staging system revealed

For the first time in more than 10 years, the universally accepted lung cancer staging system has been revised to more accurately reflect the prognosis for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Jul 13, 2009
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High-dose radiation improves lung cancer survival

Higher doses of radiation combined with chemotherapy improve survival in patients with stage III lung cancer, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Apr 08, 2009
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