Category: Oncology

Percentage of U.S. residents with up-to-date screening for colorectal cancer remains at 60% – what options, other than colonoscopy, do we have?

From the NEJM:The percentage of U.S. residents with up-to-date screening for colorectal cancer has not increased appreciably since 2010 and remains at ...
Myeloma Patients Have New Hope Thanks to New Treatments – WSJ video

Myeloma Patients Have New Hope Thanks to New Treatments – WSJ video

Medical scientists have made major advances in treating different types of cancer in the past decade, but perhaps none more so than the blood cancer k ...
“Bio-detection” dogs in trial to be used for prostate cancer sniffing

“Bio-detection” dogs in trial to be used for prostate cancer sniffing

Many urologists agree that the PSA test for detecting prostate cancer is often unreliable, but it remains widely used because there are no other relat ...
“Bio-detection” dogs in trial to be used for prostate cancer sniffing

“Bio-detection” dogs in trial to be used for prostate cancer sniffing

Many urologists agree that the PSA test for detecting prostate cancer is often unreliable, but it remains widely used because there are no other relat ...
Most cancers caused by “bad luck” in cell division and “poor repair” of the defect

Most cancers caused by “bad luck” in cell division and “poor repair” of the defect

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University studied 31 different cancers. Of those, just 9 were found to be linked to bad genetics or unhealthy lifestyle ...
Most cancers caused by “bad luck” in cell division and “poor repair” of the defect

Most cancers caused by “bad luck” in cell division and “poor repair” of the defect

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University studied 31 different cancers. Of those, just 9 were found to be linked to bad genetics or unhealthy lifestyle ...
Myelodysplastic Syndromes / Myeloproliferative Disorders

Myelodysplastic Syndromes / Myeloproliferative Disorders

What are myelodysplastic syndromes?Myelodysplastic syndromes are clonal marrow stem-cell disorders, characterized by ineffective hemopoiesis leading t ...
Myelodysplastic Syndromes / Myeloproliferative Disorders

Myelodysplastic Syndromes / Myeloproliferative Disorders

What are myelodysplastic syndromes?Myelodysplastic syndromes are clonal marrow stem-cell disorders, characterized by ineffective hemopoiesis leading t ...