About half of women who routinely get mammograms have not heard of the term "baseline mammogram," a recent study suggests. Baseline mammograms have been shown to reduce the odds of false-positive results in future mammograms, the study authors noted September 12 online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
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NUS biologists have developed cyclic peptides that can trigger cancer cell death without affecting healthy cells. The glucose-regulated protein 78?kDa (known as GRP78) is emerging as a target for cancer therapy and a biomarker for cancer prognosis.
Not so long ago, immunotherapy against cancer was positioned as an emerging or even promising treatment, but not one with a proven track record. Todayowever, novel immunotherapeutics across different tumor types, either as monotherapy or in combination, are increasingly becoming one of the most innovative and powerful anti-cancer strategies.
In a rare bipartisan move, both the House and Senate have reached a compromise on legislation to address the opioid epidemic. Another part of the legislation could make it easier for Medicaid recipients to get inpatient care for substance abuse over the next five years.
Research at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) has found that websites by cosmetic surgery providers offer incomplete information to perspective patients.
Studies have demonstrated a connection between obesity and a person's risk of developing colon and other gastrointestinal cancers. Now, scientists are investigating approaches that can break this relationship.