Clinicians should selectively offer screening to adults 76 to 85 years of age. Clinician hope new guidelines will catch the cancer earlier in those under 50.
Imaging scans that incidentally detect masses – cancerous and benign – lead to follow-up appointments, costs and worry.
The assistive device was designed for procedures involving structures above patients’ shoulders.
UW Medicine team performs first-in-Pacific Northwest living-donor liver transplant for metastatic colorectal cancer.
Biochemical reasons for lag times between conception and pregnancy in mice became clearer in a recent study
In a study of mice, "flash" radiotherapy condensed minutes of treatment into less than 1 second, with no harm to healthy tissue.
sci-Plex profiles gene expression in thousands of individual cells when a sample is perturbed; the technology holds promise for cancer, infection, prenatal medicine and other research.
“Disparities for endometrial cancer (mortality) don’t exist in a vacuum,” Dr. Kemi Doll said. “They exist in the entire spectrum of quality of care for black women."
Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecological cancer in the U.S., and its risk is greatly borne by African-Americans.
The National Cancer Institute will fund research of how screenings in that environment affect patient outcomes and health systems’ resources.