Three-Dimensional Whole Breast Segmentation in Sagittal and Axial Breast MRI With Dense Depth Field Modeling and Localized Self-Adaptation for Chest-Wall Line Detection

Conclusion: A fully automatic method—DeepSeA—for whole breast segmentation in sagittal and axial breast MRI is reported. Significance: DeepSeA can facilitate cancer risk assessment with breast MRI.
Source: IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering - Category: Biomedical Engineering Source Type: research

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This study demonstrated promising anticancer and antibacterial effects of Artemia salina egg extracts. Our results suggest that pure bioactive compounds obtained from Artemia salina eggs can provide new insights into the mechanisms of colon and skin cancer, as well as Pseudomonas aeruginosa inhibition. PMID: 31198432 [PubMed]
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
ConclusionTOL methodology allowed effective training of both groups of readers. The iterative nature of individual training ensured production of user-friendly materials including frequently-asked-questions sheets. It allowed for each person to feel that their views were fully listened to and incorporated into the training package, allowing for training materials with high face validity.
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Abstract The aim of this study was to investigate the manifestation and significance of changes in both telomere length and the expression of human telomere protective protein (hPOT1) in the peripheral blood leukocytes of patients with atherosclerosis (AS). One hundred subjects-excluding those with acute or chronic inflammation, cancer, and autoimmune diseases-were enrolled in this study and divided into two groups: the atherosclerosis group (AS group) and control group. We extracted peripheral blood leukocyte DNA along with its peripheral proteins. After purity testing, a digoxigeninlabeled telomere probe was use...
Source: Atherosclerosis - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: J Nanosci Nanotechnol Source Type: research
Let's get to the punchline because it is a big one: Radiation therapy plus cetuximab led to inferior overall survival (OS) in human papilloma virus (HPV)-positive oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). It is in light of the recently published results from Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) 1016 and De-ESCALaTE HPV that we scope this issue's Oncology Scan to discuss the populist view that has prevailed among the head and neck cancer community for some time now: treatment de-intensification in HPV-positive oropharyngeal SCC (OPSCC).
Source: International Journal of Radiation Oncology * Biology * Physics - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Feature Source Type: research
Conclusions: H. pylori screening for the adults 50 years of age and older could be cost-effective compared to UGI and endoscopy in high prevalence countries. The main reasons for the superiority of H. pylori screening are that an H. pylori antibody test has a higher sensitivity and specificity than UGI and endoscopy and the benefits to reduce gastric cancer incidence and mortality. PMID: 31190581 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Scand J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
ConclusionsRadium-223 was generally well tolerated and there were no safety concerns. The adverseevents were mild and manageable. A decline in serum alkaline phosphatase was more frequent than a decline in the prostate-specific antigen. Monitoring changes in serum alkaline phosphatase dynamics may be useful.ResumenEl dicloruro de Ra223 es un radiofármaco emisor alfa que prolonga la supervivencia global en pacientes con cáncer de próstata resistente a la castración y metástasis óseas sintomáticas. Presentamos un análisis retrospectivo de 68 pacientes tratados.Mé...
Source: Revista Espanola de Medicina Nuclear e Imagen Molecular - Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: October 2019Source: Materials Science and Engineering: C, Volume 103Author(s): Melike Üner, Gülgün Yener, Mine ErgüvenAbstractInflammation develops initiation and pathological process of cancer. Nanoscale drug carriers are required to be investigated for delivery of actives at cellular level for treatment of various cancer types. Solid lipid nanoparticles (CLX-SLN), nanostructured lipid carriers (CLX-NLC) and a nanoemulsion (CLX-NE) of celecoxib (CLX), a selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor, were formulated for use in remedy of breast cancer and acute promyelocytic leukemia. The hot hi...
Source: Materials Science and Engineering: C - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
The trust at the centre of a lung cancer deaths scandal has been identified as an outlier for providing surgery on fewer early stage patients than is normal.
Source: HSJ - Category: UK Health Source Type: news
The presence of coronary artery calcium (CAC) on the CT scans of middle-aged...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACC: Study promotes routine PET/CT CAC for cardiac risk Cardiac risk grows with higher coronary calcium scores ACC: Physicians omit CT CAC scores in 50% of cancer cases Could self-rated health improve CT CAC scoring? Heart societies endorse CT CAC for risk assessment
Source: Headlines - Category: Radiology Source Type: news
Conclusion In our preliminary and limited study, we did not observe statistically significant differences in tumour metabolism, proliferation and hypoxia between the HPV+ and HPV−patients. However HPV− patients tend to have higher proliferation status and more pronounced hypoxia with lower glucose metabolism.
Source: Nuclear Medicine Communications - Category: Nuclear Medicine Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLES Source Type: research
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