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Survival differences by race most apparent in advanced stages of breast cancer

...es in breast cancer survival increase according to stage of disease, a new study finds. Published in the Se... be unclear. One key piece of evidence is that, stage for stage, African American women have worse clinical outcomes than white women. However, staging di...

1 of 2 pediatric kidney disease research centers in world established

...nd perhaps new therapies for the prevention of end stage kidney disease in hypertensive and diabetic patients that account for almost one-third of the adult population....

MRI finds breast cancer before it becomes dangerous

... (ductal carcinoma in situ). Although even at this stage it is called a carcinoma, it behaves actually like a benign disease, which can always be treated successfully by operating on it. Only when the tumour grows out of the milk ducts into the breasts glandular tissue can it spread via blood and lymph ves...

Nationwide data highlight encouraging trends, 'staggering' costs of ESRD

...tarting renal replacement therapy at a less-severe stage of kidney disease. The increased use of fistulas for dialysis access reduces problems associated with the use of grafts or catheters. At the same time, there is continued concern about overaggressive use of drugs called erythrocyte-stimulating agents...

Using MRI for diagnosis could help prevent breast cancer progression

...MRI) to diagnose breast cancer in its intraductal stage could help prevent the development of invasive cancer, conclude authors of an Article in this weeks edition of The Lancet. And an accompanying Comment says that the findings show that MRI should now be used as a distinct method in its own right to de...

Backache sufferers who fear pain change movements

... pain, a new study finds. But doing so may set the stage for further injury, researchers warn. In a study published in the journal Spine, Ohio University researchers Jim Thomas and Christopher France examined 36 adults who recently had experienced lower back pain. They split them into two groups: one th...

UQ researchers discover some of the oldest forms of life

...ctures of the cultured microbial entities at their stage of disintegration and those of the ancient microbial remains. The other members of the UQ research team were Robyn Webb, from the Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis, a specialist in transmission electron microscopical techniques; Justice Baia...

New oxidation methods streamline synthesis of important compounds

...onality as a carbon-hydrogen bond. Then, at a late stage in the synthesis, we remove the hydrogen and replace it with oxygen or nitrogen right where we need it for the next chemical reaction. In the June 13 issue of the Journal of the American Chemical Society, White and graduate student Kenneth J. Frau...

Shining light on pancreatic cancer

...searchers have found the first evidence that early stage pancreatic cancer causes subtle changes in part of the small intestine. The easily monitored marker may ultimately allow early detection for a disease notorious for having few obvious symptoms, the primary reason pancreatic cancer killed more than 33...

Method shows promise for early detection of pancreatic cancer

... precancerous lesion is found and 50 percent for a stage 1 cancer. Using endoscopy and taking biopsies of.... And the markers do not change with the location, stage or size of the tumor in the pancreas. Most cancers in the pancreas originate from the main pancrea...

Nottingham center to help UK to meet its carbon targets

...fy and support outstanding researchers at an early stage of their career, to achieve their potential faster through training in creativity and leadership, linking with industry, developing collaborative networks and routes to better exploitation. The competition required candidates to present their proje...

Trials underway for 'essential' new TB vaccine

...effective, vaccine against TB is going into second stage trials. The TB bacterium has for too long managed to stay a step ahead of human efforts as shown by the appearance, especially in HIV positive populations in Southern Africa, of a strain of tuberculosis resistant to virtually all known drugs against ...

Extreme weather monitoring boosted by space sensor

...rch, pre-operational and operational. The research stage encourages water authorities in Africa to undertak...(EO) data, training and tools. The pre-operational stage aims to demonstrate tailored EO-based services and systems for collecting water-related information....

ACP supports improved access to information on relative strengths and weaknesses

... introduced into the evaluation process at a later stage and used, at least in part, to influence benefit design by Medicare and other programs. "Finally," Dr. Dale emphasized, "ACP asks Congress to recognize that the value to the healthcare system of a systemized approach to developing comparative e...

Colonoscopy up in NYC

...us polyps and diagnosing more cancer at an earlier stage where treatment is most effective. In 2003, we s...us polyps and diagnosing more cancer at an earlier stage where treatment is most effective. Get checked for cancer is one of the top 10 priorities of Take ...

Dartmouth's alternative breast imaging techniques sort abnormal from normal tissue

...elp detect early tumor growth and characterize the stage of a tumor by learning about its vascular makeup....

GSK announces launch of largest ever Phase III trial in lung cancer treatment

...erapeutic (ASCI) in MAGE-A3 positive patients with stage IB or II Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC). These...MAGE-A3 positive patients with completely resected stage IB, II or IIIA NSCLC. GSKs ASCIs aim to stimulate the patients own immune response to identify and...

USC researchers show that molecular markers predict tumor recurrence

...rkers that may help to predict tumor recurrence in stage II and III colon cancer patients. The findings may also help identify stage II colon cancer patients who are more likely to benefit from adjuvant chemotherapy following surgery...

MU researchers find mechanisms that may unlock answers to Alzheimer's disease

... function, we dont know how toxic it is or at what stage the toxicity begins. In the past five years, we have started to understand how this disease works. With the new grant, we will be able to go forward and see if there are treatments that can modify the cellular response in the brain. The abnormal A-...

Trial shows circulating tumor cells predict how prostate cancer patients do with chemotherapy

... exciting aspect is in looking at men with earlier stage prostate cancer, he says. One in four men may have circulating tumor cells at an early stage of prostate cancer. If we can identify those patients, perhaps we can observe and not treat with rad...

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