While screening for colorectal cancer did not, so far, reduce mortality, it did reduce the need for chemotherapy and emergency surgeries among male patients show a recent Finnish study. Colorectal cancer is the third most common form of cancer in the world.
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A Wilmot Cancer Institute study uncovers how a single gene could be at fault in myeloid leukemia (AML), one of the deadliest cancers. The breakthrough gives researchers renewed hope that a gene-targeted therapy could improve AML survival rates, which have not budged in recent years.
A $625 million False Claims Act settlement, which is one the largest ever, includes a reward of roughly $100 million that is being split up among a trio of whistleblowers who exposed an illegal cancer drug scheme perpetrated by AmerisourceBergen Corporation, the major US drug wholesaler.
Total U.S. investment in medical and health research and development (R&D) in the U.S. grew by 27% over the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, led by industry and the federal government, according to U.S. Investments in Medical and Health Research and Development, a new report from Research America.
Cancer recurrence is observed in some patients without additional radical surgery after endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) that does not fulfill the curability criteria for early gastric cancer (EGC), categorized as “noncurative resection” or “curability C-2” in the guidelines.
Coverage for adult obesity treatments has risen considerably in the past decade among US Medicaid and state employee insurance programs, but there is wide state-to-state variation and recommended therapies still aren't covered in many states, new research has found.
A research team led by scientists and doctors in Leicester and the Netherlands has shown that a urine test to measure how patients will take their medications will save the NHS money. The research, published in the journal Hypertension , was conducted in collaboration between the University of Leicester, Leicester's Hospitals and University of Groningen, Netherlands