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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Teenagers and young adults diagnosed with cancer are at increased risk of suicide

Teenagers and young adults are at increased risk of suicide after being diagnosed with cancer according to a study published in the leading cancer journal Annals of Oncology [1]. A study of nearly eight million Swedes aged 15 and over … Continue reading

Published Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 at 12:05 am
Posted in Cancer

Variations in death rates after surgery for oesophageal and gastric cancers prompt European initiative to improve patient outcomes

Amsterdam, The Netherlands: A pilot study has shown large variations between European countries in patient survival after surgery for oesophageal and gastric cancers. The 2013 European Cancer Congress (ECC2013) [1] heard on Tuesday that the reasons for these differences are … Continue reading

Published Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 at 12:01 am
Posted in Cancer
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