Tag: "aggressiveness" at medical news
Study: No effects of type II diabetes on aggressiveness of prostate cancer; long-term survival worse
...cer Center found no effects of type II diabetes on aggressiveness
of prostate cancer but found that long-term surviv...t cohort, diabetes did not appear to influence the aggressiveness
of prostate cancer at presentation. "However, type II diabetes conferred a significantly higher over...
Hopkins researchers identify risk factors for prediction of lethal prostate cancer after recurrence
...-10), a microscopic measurement of prostate cancer aggressiveness
when viewed under a microscope. Higher scores reflect more aggressive tumors. An additional finding was that time to death after recurrence for patients in the low-risk group was quite long -- often much longer than 16 years, added Freedland. To ...
Mouse studies of oseltamivir show promise against H5N1 influenza virus
...antiviral treatment may be required to conquer the aggressiveness
of the new antigenic variant of H5N1 virus, the researchers suggest. "The H5N1 avian flu viruses are in a process of rapid evolution. We were surprised at the tenacity of this new variant," says St. Jude researcher Elena A. Govorkova, Ph.D. "Our resu...
4D proton therapy, radiation-resistant tumors, interpreting medical images
...central to many diseases; it is a factor in cancer aggressiveness
and in the response to radiation and chemotherapy. Pelizzari expects that one day this EPR methodology will obtain submillimeter-resolution maps and also be scaled up to human dimensions. A potential long-term benefit of EPR imaging should be in p...
Test accurately predicts aggressiveness of breast cancer
...ding is an accurate way for doctors to predict the aggressiveness
of breast cancer tumors, even among women with ver...rate, and the marker is already used to define the aggressiveness
of later stages of breast cancer. But it was not clear how effective it would be in very early stage...
Presence of high-risk prostate cancer can be predicted without a biopsy, new study says
...gs throughout the prostate that correlate with the aggressiveness
of a tumor. High Gleason scores are indicative of aggressive cancers and are not associated with a favorable prognosis. High-grade prostate cancer, the most lethal type, has a Gleason score of 7 or greater. "Our nomogram identifies the men who are...