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Astrobiology meets cancer research

(PhysOrg.com) -- In an interplanetary meeting of the minds, astrobiologists and oncologists have worked together to provide new insights into the origins of cancer, which remains a major killer despite the ...

Feb 08, 2011
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More candor urged in care of dying cancer patients

(AP) -- Patients don't want to hear that they're dying and doctors don't want to tell them. But new guidance for the nation's cancer specialists says they should be upfront and do it far sooner.

Feb 07, 2011
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A primer on aspirating breast lumps

A patient with a breast lump that has no features suggesting cancer should still be immediately evaluated, according to a primer for physicians in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Mar 01, 2010
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Bias affects cell phone cancer risk findings

(PhysOrg.com) -- A group of South Korean and American researchers has found studies of possible links between cell phones and brain tumors and other cancers vary in quality, and those suggesting there is little ...

Oct 15, 2009 weblog
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New treatment in sight for ovarian cancer

In the future, women with metastatic ovarian cancer could be treated with a radioactive substance that can seek and destroy tumour cells. An initial study in patients conducted jointly by the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University ...

Aug 31, 2009
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Minn. parents agree to let son undergo chemo

(AP) -- The parents of a Minnesota boy who refused chemotherapy for his cancer told a judge Tuesday they now agree to the medical treatment, and the judge ruled their son can stay with them. Daniel Hauser, ...

May 26, 2009
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