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Novel theranostic reagent could enhance detection and therapy of prostate cancer

A recently discovered prostate cancer-selective antigen has been identified as a useful molecular imaging target for the detection and targeting of metastatic prostate cancer lesions, as reported in the November issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Using a novel radiotracer, researchers were able to effectively image STEAP1 (six-transmembrane epithelial antigen of prostate-1) in tumors […]

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U.S. states can do more to prevent, treat lung cancer

(HealthDay)—States can do more to prevent and treat lung cancer, according to a report published online Nov. 13 by the American Lung Association. Researchers provided a state-specific description of the burden of and opportunities to address lung cancer. Incidence, survival, early diagnosis, surgical treatment, lack of treatment, and screening were considered by state. According to […]