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Starting in the mid-1990s, the emphasis in clinical cancer research shifted towards therapies derived from biotechnology research, such as immunotherapy and gene therapy.
Madison Vaccines to Test Drug Combination Against Prostate Cancer
The Phase II trial will take at least two years, partly because MVI will try to demonstrate that the drug delays the spread of cancer—rather than the typical cancer drug test that aims to shrink a tumor in a matter of weeks or months. But because the ...
Small study: Text message-based cancer screening education may help at-risk ...
Cultural barriers to cervical cancer screening encompass lack of knowledge regarding cervical cancer and cervical cancer screening, a wrongly held belief that screening is unnecessary in the absence of symptoms or at young ages, cultural modesty or ...
What Polyp Removal Says About Colon Cancer Risk
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors may be performing too many repeat colonoscopies on people who've had pre-cancerous polyps removed during an earlier colon cancer screening, a new Norwegian study suggests. Many of these ...
Mayo Clinic offers at-home colon cancer screening test; critics cite concerns - Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews
Mayo Clinic offers at-home colon cancer screening test; critics cite concerns
Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews
The American Cancer Society notes that a recent report estimated that 136,830 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with colon cancer, and 50,310 people will die from it in 2014. “I am hopeful that the test's efficacy and convenience will result in ...
At-Home Test For Colon Cancer Coming Soon
Mayo Clinic Will Be First to Use Cologuard Home Cancer Test
Mayo to offer Exact Sciences colon cancer screening test
Scientists Create Mini Lung to Test Cancer Drugs
Wall Street Daily
In a remarkable feat of innovation, German scientists have cooked up a miniature lung in the lab. The reason is simple: So they can use it to test various cancer-fighting drugs – specifically, ones that attack lung cancer. But how does one create a ...
Colorado Public Radio
Medicaid payouts for office visits may influence cancer screening: study
There is no reason to believe that reimbursing more for a certain test would lead to that test being used less, so there's probably something else going on to explain that relationship, which was specifically true for Pap tests, Halpern told Reuters ...
Medicaid: do differing state reimbursement policies affect cancer screening?
Medicaid Reimbursements May Affect Cancer Screening Rates Among ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Mayo offers at-home colon cancer test; stool sample goes in the mail
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Patients often plead they'll do anything to avoid a colonoscopy for cancer screening. Now doctors at the Mayo Clinic have an alternative that will put that sentiment to the test. Mayo officials announced Monday they will be the first in the United ...
Teen Scientist Who Created Pancreatic Cancer Test to Write Autobiography
Along with writing his autobiography, Jack Andraka, 17, has logged countless hours at a Georgetown University lab working on various projects, including a water filtration system made from crushed plastic bottles, nanorobots that could one day be ...
FDA approves more reliable at-home screening test for colon cancer
The US Food and Drug Administration last week approved a new at-home stool test to screen for colon cancer that's better at detecting cancer than currently-used tests that check for hidden blood in the stool. Called Cologuard, it's the first non ...
Local family encouraged by new colon cancer screening
New At-Home Colon Cancer Test: FAQ
Aug. 13, 2014 -- A new at-home colon cancer test that looks for DNA mutations in stool is more accurate than the stool test currently used, but it won't replace colonoscopies, experts say. The test, called Cologuard, is "another weapon in our arsenal ...
CWRU, UH researchers' discovery behind first approved stool DNA colorectal ...
FDA approves first DNA-based test for colon cancer
FDA approves Exact Sciences DNA-based colon cancer test