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Other highlights in the October 15 issue of JNCI
...V and BKV, in serum samples from 212 patients with osteosarcoma
or prostate cancer and 487 healthy control subjects. They found that BKV and JCV antibodies were prevalent in all serum samples examined, but only 6.6% of samples had SV40 antibodies, none of which could be confirmed as having authentic SV40 antibodi...
Mayo Clinic study finds radioactive drug samarium hopeful new treatment for osteosarcoma
...ue. We see samarium as advancement in treatment of osteosarcoma
because patients with this cancer still have a poo...se patients are teenagers. The usual treatment for osteosarcoma
20 years ago was amputation of the affected arm or leg. Today, surgery remains the mainstay treatmen...
FDG PET predicts outcome in osteosarcomas
...e prognosis. "The prognosis for a patient with osteosarcoma
is always dependent on the therapy they undergo," ...he United States. Between 500 to 1000 new cases of osteosarcoma
occur in the United States each year, most in children and adolescents. Although the 5-year survival...