Pink Bags & amp; Joyful Hearts: UBCF's Successful Homecoming Event Pampers 116 Breast Cancer Patients and Survivors
Items Valued Over $1.1 Million Distributed at In-Person Event at UBCF's Headquarters HUNTINGTON STATION, N.Y., April 17, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- United Breast Cancer Foundation (UBCF) is thrilled to share the resounding success of its Spring Pink Bag Event, held March 23rd through... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 17, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Blackford and Lucida Medical partner on prostate cancer imaging
Blackford has entered a commercial partnership with Lucida Medical to integrate Lucida's prostate cancer MRI imaging software (Pi) into its AI platform. Pi is designed to help healthcare professionals work more quickly by automating laborious steps and increasing accuracy for MRI detection of clinically significant prostate cancer. The software has proven effective in supporting analysis of prostate MRIs in real-world applications across multiple healthcare settings, scanner types, and vendors, Blackford said. Lucida Medical is a spin-off company out of Cambridge University in England. Blackford’s AI platform provides ...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 17, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: AuntMinnie.com staff writers Tags: Industry News Artificial Intelligence Source Type: news

Tailored lung cancer screening model helps determine nodule follow-up
A personalized lung cancer screening model used with patients with pulmonary nodules identified on low-dose CT (LDCT) helps clinicians determine how to follow up better than rule-based protocols, researchers have found. A group led by Zixing Wang, MD, of Peking Union Medical College in Beijing, China, found that a tailored model had a 0% rate of delayed diagnosis of lung cancer at 12-month follow-up. The results were published April 15 in Pulmonology. Up to half of screened individuals have at least one pulmonary nodule on lung cancer screening, and determining the optimal time for follow-up testing of these nodules can ...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 17, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: Kate Madden Yee Tags: CT Source Type: news

4 types of head and neck cancers
April is Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about four types of cancer that affect these areas of the body. Head and neck cancers account for nearly 4% of all cancers in the U.S., according to the National Cancer Institute. These cancers are more than twice as common among men as women, and are diagnosed more often among people over 50. Among the many types of head… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 17, 2024 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Urine Test for Detecting Head and Neck Cancer
At-home test can detect tumor DNA fragments in urine samples, providing a non-invasive alternative to traditional blood-based biomarker tests (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 16, 2024 Category: Disability Tags: Head, Neck, and Oral Cancer Source Type: news

RSNA and GE work to address breast cancer mortality in Tanzania
The RSNA and GE HealthCare plan to collaborate on mammography technology, training, and educational tools to lower the breast cancer mortality rate in Tanzania.Radiologists at Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH), part of the Muhimbili University of Health and Sciences and the largest public hospital in Tanzania, will receive mammography technology and advanced imaging training to help clinicians improve detection, diagnosis, and treatment of the disease.The project -- part of the RSNA’s Global Learning Center (GLC) initiative, which it launched in 2020 -- aims to help lower Tanzania's 50% breast cancer mortality rate, the ...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 16, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: AuntMinnie.com staff writers Tags: Industry News Source Type: news

How New Ideas Are Changing Advanced Breast Cancer Research
There are many reasons for women who have advanced breast cancer to be hopeful. For starters, the way we treat and study advanced, or metastatic, breast cancer is improving. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 16, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Real-Time Metabolic Analysis of Cancer Cells 
Scientists examine how cancer cells alter metabolism over time to uncover vulnerabilities that will inform future drug development.  (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - April 16, 2024 Category: Science Tags: The Marketplace Source Type: news

Menopausal Hormone Therapy Use Beyond 65 Years Beneficial
TUESDAY, April 16, 2024 -- Use of menopausal hormone therapy beyond age 65 years is associated with risk reductions in mortality as well as specific cancers and cardiovascular diseases, according to a study published online April 9 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 16, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Risk for Second Primary Breast Cancer Low in Certain Young Breast Cancer Patients
TUESDAY, April 16, 2024 -- Young breast cancer (BC) survivors (40 years or younger) without a pathogenic variant (PV) have a low risk for developing second primary BC (SPBC), according to a study published online April 11 in JAMA Oncology. Kristen... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 16, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roundup Maker Seeks Lawmakers' Help to Squelch Claims It Failed to Warn About Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Stung by paying billions of dollars for settlements and trials, chemical giant Bayer has been lobbying lawmakers in three states to pass bills providing it a legal shield from lawsuits that claim its popular weedkiller Roundup... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - April 16, 2024 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Patient Enrollment in Cancer Treatment Trials About 7 Percent
TUESDAY, April 16, 2024 -- Patient enrollment in cancer treatment trials is 7.1 percent, higher than historical estimates, according to a study published online April 2 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Joseph M. Unger, Ph.D., from the Fred... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 16, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Automated, Personalized Outreach Boosts CRC Screening in Diverse Patient Population
(MedPage Today) -- Automated and personalized outreach about colorectal cancer (CRC) screening led to substantial increases in participation across a diverse patient population, according to a study involving more than 1 million people. Automated... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - April 16, 2024 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Most Targeted Cancer Drugs Lack Substantial Clinical Benefit Most Targeted Cancer Drugs Lack Substantial Clinical Benefit
Only a minority of genome-targeted cancer drugs recently approved in the United States demonstrate significant clinical benefits to patients, a new analysis found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 16, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Clinical Summary Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy After 65 Good Option for Most Women Hormone Therapy After 65 Good Option for Most Women
Many women have decided against hormone therapy, especially after age 65, because of fears of increased risks for cancers and heart disease.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - April 16, 2024 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news