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Lymph nodes can predict survival in patients with esophageal cancer

Optimal methods for predicting treatment efficacy in patients with esophageal cancer are seriously lacking. But now, researchers from Japan have found a useful alternative to existing methods for predicting patient outcomes. In a study published this month in Annals of Surgery, researchers from Osaka University revealed that, compared with primary tumors, which are often used […]

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New breast cancer drug found to boost survival rates by 30%

A new form of drug drastically improves survival rates of younger women with the most common type of breast cancer, researchers said on Saturday, citing the results of an international clinical trial. The findings, presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago, showed that the addition of cell-cycle inhibitor […]