Posts in the “Biomarkers Biomarkers” category:

Personalized Treatment Prolongs the Life of Lung Cancer Patients

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 10th, 2014 |

Date: 3/10/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical Xpress Author: No author http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-03-personalized-treatment-prolongs-life-lung.html The National Cancer Institute (INCan) has progressed from a rate of nine months of survival to 30 with personalized treatments for patients diagnosed with lung cancer in metastatic stage, i.e., when the disease has spread to different parts of the body. In Mexico, as […]

Imaging, Biomarkers, Clinical Findings Guide Approach to Indeterminate Pulmonary Nodules

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 21st, 2014 |

Date: 1/21/14 Outlet Full Name: Oncology Report Digital Network Author: Doug Brunk http://www.oncologypractice.com/oncologyreport/news/top-news/single-view/imaging-biomarkers-clinical-findings-guide-approach-to-indeterminate-pulmonary-nodules/c8e513d699edffa17cac6a79000f3504.html About 30% of nodules detected by CT screening fit the criteria for an indeterminate pulmonary nodule. Very few of those nodules represent cancer, and the question is, what do you recommend for those patients in terms of follow-up? “We’re encountering more and […]