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Breast Cancer Recurrence Not Linked To Anesthesia Administration Mode

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By: Jenna Bassett, PhD From: clinicaloncology.com “The leading cause of death after cancer surgery is the recurrence of cancer,” said senior study author Jin-Tae Kim, MD, PhD, of the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at Seoul National University Hospital, South Korea. “If there is a difference in cancer recurrence rate according to the type of anesthesia used, even a …

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Familial breast cancer may be preventable by medication: Austrian experts

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Source: Xinhua From: xinhuanet.com Breast cancer passed down in families may be preventable by the medication Denosumab, which is undergoing a five-year study in Austria. The Austrian Breast and Colorectal Cancer Study Group is leading the work as it examines the drug’s effectiveness on 2,950 patients with a hereditary disposition to this particular form of cancer, according to an Austria …

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Increased Endometrial Cancer Rates Found in Women with High Levels of Cadmium

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More than 31,000 new cases of endometrial cancer are expected to be diagnosed in 2017. Through a five-year observational study recently published in PLOS One, researchers at the University of Missouri found that women with increased levels of cadmium — a metal commonly found in foods such as kidneys, liver and shellfish as well as tobacco — also had an …

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FIRST JAPANESE STUDY OF ELECTRON IORT FOR BREAST CANCER YIELDS NO RECURRENCE AT FIVE YEARS

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Respected “Radiation Oncology” publication reports on use of electron based intraoperative radiation therapy using the Mobetron® in inaugural study of APBI in Asian countries In the first study of its kind in Japan, an industry leading journal, Radiation Oncology, has reported the results of a 5-year study reviewing electron based IORT as a method of accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) …