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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Patients with low risk thyroid cancer can receive lower doses of radiation treatment: new results from HiLo trial

Glasgow, UK: Thyroid cancer patients whose disease is at low risk of returning can be treated safely with a smaller amount of radiation following surgery, according to results from the world’s longest running trial to investigate this. Dr Jonathan Wadsley, … Continue reading

Published Monday, November 5th, 2018 at 12:01 am
Posted in Cancer

Melanoma death rates are rising in men but static or falling in women

Glasgow, UK: The rate of men dying from malignant melanoma has risen in populations around the world, while in some countries the rates are steady or falling for women, according to research presented at the 2018 NCRI Cancer Conference. Researchers … Continue reading

Published Sunday, November 4th, 2018 at 7:40 pm
Posted in Cancer

Fluorescent marker can help guide surgeons to remove dangerous brain tumour cells more accurately

Glasgow, UK: A chemical that highlights tumour cells has been used by surgeons to help spot and safely remove brain cancer in a trial presented at the 2018 NCRI Cancer Conference. The research was carried out with patients who had … Continue reading

Published Sunday, November 4th, 2018 at 12:01 am
Posted in Cancer
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