Oncology

October 17th, 2018 After screening 15,000 women over a period of five years, a major clinical study in Sweden has shown that 3D mammography, or breast tomosynthesis, detects over 30% more cancers compared to traditional mammography – with a majority of the detected...

October 3rd, 2018 About half the size of a lunch box, the Tiny Isothermal Nucleic acid quantification sYstem (TINY) has shown promise as a point-of-care detector of Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpes virus (KSHV) in resource-limited settings such as sub-Saharan...

September 19th, 2018 Fewer and fewer women die from breast cancer in recent years but, surprisingly, the decline is just as large in the age groups that are not screened. The decline is therefore due to better treatment and not screening for breast cancer. This is...

September 19th, 2018 One in five men and one in six women around the world develop cancer during their lifetime. The Guardian reports that this is according to the latest figures from the from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) which found that one...

August 22nd, 2018 A blood test can predict which patients with a type of cancer called diffuse large B cell lymphoma are likely to respond positively to initial therapy and which are likely to need more aggressive treatment, according to a multicentre study led by...
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