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Early Detection Urine Test for Prosta...

Urine test for cancer
The reason is that the traditional prostate cancer screening test – a blood test to measure prostate specific antigen, or PSA – does not give doctors a complete picture. Now, the University of Michigan Health System has begun offering a new urine test called Mi-Prostate Score to improve on PSA screening for prostate cancer. The test incorpora [...]

HPV Vaccine May Prevent Recurrence of...

HPV Vaccine May Prevent Recurrence of Precancerous Conditions
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has been touted as a way to prevent cervical cancer and genital warts, but a new study suggests the vaccine may also prevent women diagnosed with precancers from developing recurrences. Researchers randomly assigned more than 1,350 women diagnosed with genital warts or certain precancerous conditions to [...]

Survival Rate of Cancer Patients in K...

Survival Rate of Cancer Patients in Korea Ranked in the Top in the World
SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ As the whole world battles against cancer, the survival rate of cancer patients in Korea has shown a great improvement. Cancer is still the number one cause of death in Korea, but about half of Korean cancer patients have, in recent times, managed to survive for more than ten years, whi [...]

New Herceptin treatment combo can be ...

New Herceptin treatment combo can be safer for aggressive breast cancer
The effective breast cancer drug Herceptin can be administered in a way that greatly reduces one of its most serious side effects, a risk of heart damage, according to a study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine. Herceptin targets a protein called Her2 which appears on the surface of the cancer cells in about one quarte [...]