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Large clinical trials change experts’ minds on prostate cancer screening

Prostate cancer screening is now something to consider for men aged 55 to 69, according to the federal panel tasked with making recommendations for such preventative care options. In a finalized recom... read more

Prostate-Cancer Screening: Men Should Forgo PSA Testing, Panel Advises

The USPSTF, which in 2009 recommended that women delay routine mammograms until age 50, based its prostate-cancer-screening guidelines on a review of previous research, including two large studies ... ... read more

Can these researchers catch cancer much earlier than ever before?

And dozens of other types of cancer have no screening technologies. Sequist aims to change ... a large multistage clinical trial for early detection of liver cancer, but Toner says his lab has seen go... read more

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Do 45-Year-Olds Really Need Colon Cancer Screening?

The large ... cancer screening is likely to continue. The question is what should people in the 45 to 49 age range do right now? Bearing in mind that the new ACS guideline is based on no direct clinic... read more


Overdiagnosis: when finding cancer can do more harm than good

Overdiagnosis is one of the key things to consider when working out the balance of possible benefits and harms of cancer screening. Keep in mind ... A large study from 2013 looked at the results of di... read more

How One Family Tackled The 'Team Sport' Of Tough Prostate Cancer Choices

My first reaction to the option of active surveillance was "No." "No, no, no. No." A cancer diagnosis without any treatment seemed ludicrous. Even for prostate cancer, known as a sloth in the oncology ... read more

VolitionRX Ltd's (VNRX) CEO Cameron Reynolds on Q1 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

I'm absolutely delighted with the progress we're making on many fronts, which has been made possible by our growing expert ... to clinical grade kits for our trials. The research kits use the same pla... read more

What’s New in Genetic Testing for Cancer Susceptibility?

While these developments have led to a greater interest in genetic testing, risk assessment, and large-scale population screening ... to markedly increase the use of genetic testing for cancer suscept... read more

A Controversial New Study Says Mammograms Don't Save Lives. Should We Believe It?

In late 2009, a government-appointed panel of medical experts came under withering attack for suggesting that Americans were getting too many mammograms—that early screening ... clinical trials of mam... read more

Cancer care in Utah goes genetic

But Huntsman is routinely screening ... trials At Huntsman Cancer Institute, researchers just wrapped up a clinical trial on a new lung cancer drug. Sequencing was used to screen 200 patients to find ... read more

Corcept Therapeutics' (CORT) CEO Joseph Belanoff on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Our Phase 1/2 trial of relacorilant to patients with pancreatic and other solid tumors; our trial of CORT125281 in castration resistant prostate cancer ... by independent outside experts experienced s... read more



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