News tagged with journal of the national cancer institute

Annual report to the nation focuses on brain tumors

Lung cancer death rates in women have fallen for the first time in four decades, according to an annual report on the status of cancer published online March 31 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The drop c ...

Mar 31, 2011
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US cancer death rates in decline, national report finds

A report from the nation's leading cancer organizations shows rates of death in the United States from all cancers for men and women continued to decline between 2003 and 2007. The findings come from the latest Annual Report ...

Mar 31, 2011
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Few physicians refer patients to cancer clinical trials

A small proportion of adult cancer patients participate in clinical trials in part due to a low level of physician referrals, according to an online study published Feb. 11 in The Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Feb 12, 2011
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Quality of life measures in breast cancer clinical trials

Quality of life measures tend to be most useful for clinical decision-making in trials in which quality of life is the primary outcome, according to a recent study published online January 7 in The Journal of the National Ca ...

Jan 07, 2011
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