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Monthly Archives: February 2015

New research shows possibility of cure for HPV positive throat cancer patients with limited distant metastasis

Nice, France: Patients with cancer of the throat caused by the Human Papilloma virus (HPV+) have a better prognosis than those who are negative for the virus (HPV-). Now, for the first time, researchers have shown with convincing evidence that … Continue reading

Published Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 12:01 am
Posted in Cancer

New radiotracer helps avoid neck dissection in patients with early head and neck cancer

Nice, France: The discovery that the identification and biopsy of the first lymph node to which a cancer spreads (the sentinel node) can lead to more accurate diagnosis and treatment has revolutionised the management of breast cancer. Now a team … Continue reading

Published Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 12:01 am
Posted in Cancer

Fifteen million unwanted pregnancies a year caused by underuse of modern contraception

Fifteen million out of 16.7 million unwanted pregnancies a year could be avoided in 35 low- and middle-income countries if women had the opportunity to use modern methods of contraception, according to a study that applies to about one-third of … Continue reading

Published Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 at 12:05 am
Posted in Fertility
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