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New Prostate Cancer Guidelines, Vocal Chord Cancer, Aggressive Ovarian Cancer, and More in the Cancer News Source

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The Medical Minute: New Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines

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New guidelines recommend that men aged 55 to 69 with no signs of prostate cancer have a conversation with their doctor about the benefits and drawbacks of screening for the disease.

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Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Biomarker, Cancer Research, NY-ESO-1, Immunotherapy, Targeted Therapy, Tumor Antigens

Roswell Park-Led Team Identifies Tumor Marker for Aggressive Ovarian Cancer

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Patients who expressed the tumor antigen NY-ESO-1 had more aggressive cancers and were more likely to die early from their disease, according to a large study conducted by Roswell Park Cancer Institute researchers and published online ahead of print in the journal Gynecologic Oncology.

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Prostate Cancer, prostate biopsy, MR-US ultrasou, Conjoint Analysis

Prostate Cancer Patients Would Pay $2,000 for More Accurate Biopsies, Loyola Study Finds

Prostate cancer patients are willing to pay up to $2,000 of their own money for a new high-tech biopsy technique that significantly improves accuracy, according to a study published in the journal Urology Practice

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Gynecologic Oncology, Gynecologic Surgery, Obstetrics And Gynecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Obstetric Care, Hysterectomy, Robotic Surgery for OBGYN, Robotic Surgery, Clinical Trial, Kidney Injury, Ureteral, Laparascopy, laparascopic surgery

Paradigm-Changing Clinical Trial Underway to Better Identify Ureter During Pelvic Surgery

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New dye could help better identify ureter, the passage between kidney and bladder, and prevent injury during minimally invasive pelvic surgery for women.

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Infertility, Infertility Patients, infertility treatment, Infertility Treatments, In Vitro Fertilization, IUI, IVF

Infertility: A Q&A with a Fertility Specialist

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More than 1 million married women ages 15-44 across the United States are infertile. Janet McLaren Bouknight, M.D., offers insight on the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of infertile couples trying to conceive.

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Pregnancy, Low Birth Weight, Poverty

Link Found Between Financial Strain and Low-Birth-Weight Babies

A financially strapped pregnant woman’s worries about the arrival and care of her little one could contribute to birth of a smaller, medically vulnerable infant, a new study suggests.

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Genetics, Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy, Postmenopausal Women, personalized medicine, Fracture, Fracture Risk

Genetics Are Key to Hormone Therapy Lowering Risk of Broken Bones in Older Women

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Women at the highest genetic risk for fracture benefit the most from hormone therapy, according to a first-of-its-kind study led by researchers at the University at Buffalo.

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Preeclampsia, Immune

Altered Immune Cells May Both Contribute to Preeclampsia and Offer New Hope for Treatment

In a new study presented today at the APS annual meeting at Experimental Biology 2017, researchers have found that the immune system’s natural killer (NK) cells activate and change in response to placental ischemia. Disrupting these altered cells seems to blunt some of the dangerous complications of the condition, including high blood pressure (hypertension) and inflammation in the mother and growth restriction in the fetus.

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Cancer, Breast And Ovarian Cancer, Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, Liver Cancer, Cancer Drug, G-Protein-coupled receptors, Pediatric Cancer

Cancer Research Advances: 5 Leads for Better Diagnosis and Treatment

Featured research includes a non-invasive new screening approach for breast cancer, leads for drug discovery and insights on a cancer-protective diet.







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