Cancer: On the Cutting Edge Series
RALEIGH, N.C. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the U.S., affecting about one in seven men. While a biopsy can confirm whether you have cancer or not, the procedure itself can leave behind a deadly infection that’s becoming more and more resistant to antibiotics. A new test is available that’s saving lives.
PHILADELPHIA. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Vitamin D has been known for promoting strong bones, regulating blood pressure and even improving one’s mood. Could it be the key to fighting one of the most deadly cancers? U.S. researchers are testing the impact of adding vitamin D to the treatment regimen for some pancreatic cancer patients.
PHILADELPHIA. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Years ago, treatment for breast cancer used to be “one-size-fits-all”: surgery, followed by chemotherapy and radiation. New research shows that doctors are now able to better diagnose breast cancer down to the subtype of the disease, using specialized molecular testing. This new approach means life-saving individualized therapy for some patients.
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