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No More Chemo: Doctors Say It’s Not So Far-Fetched

Already, patients diagnosed with GIST can avoid chemotherapy altogether, thanks to Gleevec. “No patient diagnosed with GIST should be getting ... That means that for the time being, chemotherapy may r... read more

Drop the Word 'Cancer,' and Patient Choices Change

THURSDAY, Aug. 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Patients may say no to unnecessary surgery for low-risk thyroid cancer if doctors simply avoid using ... to a "papillary lesion" or "abnormal cells," the Au... read more

Can a Pill Prevent Breast Cancer?

and physicians charged with reviewing research and making recommendations on preventive care—published a study that says these drugs can reduce the risk of breast cancer and that doctors should recomm... read more

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CT Scans Boost Cancer Risk in Young Patients, Study Finds

The added information from a CT scan far outweighs the cancer risk. But the risk is there, and it's such that you should ask your doctor ... and benefits." To avoid inappropriate scans—such as those f... read more


Will Robots Steal Your Job?

In clinical studies, researchers found that labs that use the BD FocalPoint catch more instances of cancer and pre-cancerous lesions. (In one study, doctors and technicians ... Kramer says. "I'll say, ... read more

Currents Of Disruption: Targeted Therapies Improve Cancer Outcomes

minor ailments. But, as you mentioned, you know, if there's something a little more serious in there then, you know, what can they do from, like, say this doctor in Brooklyn says, "Hey, you've got to ... read more

Pricey New Treatment Roils Issues Of How To Treat Prostate Cancer

Others say more study is needed ... or even third opinion.”

Pricey New Treatment Roils Issues Of How To Treat Prostate Cancer

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FDA Approves Vaccine That Should Prevent Most Cervical Cancers

They say that sexual abstinence is the best way to avoid getting ... detect precancerous lesions and early cancer -- has dramatically reduced the number of cases. Officials said despite the effectiven... read more

Medical Radiation Soars, With Risks Often Overlooked

The trick to using medical radiation appropriately, experts say ... records could help doctors and patients keep track of radiation exposures and provide further incentive to avoid unnecessary imaging ... read more

Doctors Are Shitty to Fat Patients

One study found that 53% of overweight and obese women reported receiving inappropriate comments about weight from their doctors [9]. Obese patients who report perceptions of weight discrimination avo... read more

Balancing the Risks: Skin Cancer Patients Are Deficient in Vitamin D

That means that skin cancer patients might be at even greater risk of having insufficient amounts of vitamin D, since they are instructed by their doctors to avoid the ... skin cancer lesions over the... read more

Nasal Swab Shows Promise in Confirming Lung Cancers

MONDAY, Feb. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Lung cancer remains by far the leading cancer killer because it is so often caught too late. But researchers now say ... lesions to determine which patients s... read more



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