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Is growing MRI use leading to more invasive breast cancer surgery?

Heavy use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may be leading to unnecessary breast removal in older women with breast cancer, according to a study by Yale School of Medicine researchers in the current issue of¬†Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. “These … Continue reading

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Effect of obesity on patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer

Obesity increases health risks for many things. Researchers wanted to know the impact of obesity on outcomes of patients with¬†advanced non-small cell lung cancer. In the September issue of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer’s journal, the … Continue reading

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Emerging cancer drugs may drive bone tumors

Cancer drugs should kill tumors, not encourage their spread. But new evidence suggests that an otherwise promising class of drugs may actually increase the risk of tumors spreading to bone, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in … Continue reading

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