Thursday, 5 April 2012

Journal Of The American Medical Association-Ultrasound Screening-Dense Breast Tissue

MRI Or Ultrasound Added To Mammography To Improve Breast Cancer Detection

Females at risk of breast cancer or dense breast tissue benefit from having additional MRI or ultrasound screening when undergoing their annual mammography, researchers reported in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) this week. The authors explained that the additional screening improves breast cancer detection rates... read more..

Mortality In Nearly Half Of Cancer Survivors Due To Conditions Other Than Cancer

Although cancer recurrence may be the overriding fear for many survivors, nearly half of survivors from a recently presented study died from other conditions. These results indicate survivors could potentially benefit from a more comprehensive, less cancer-focused approach to their health, according to lead researcher Yi Ning, M.D., Sc.D... read more..

Cancer survivor England footballer Thomas offers help to ailing Petrov

Former England footballer Geoff Thomas, who won his battle with cancer, has offered a helping hand to Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov, who was recently diagnosed with acute leukemia. read more..

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