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AI Accurately Detects Lung Cancer in Scans

An artificial intelligence program called a neural network exceeds radiologists’ ability to detect malignancies, but more testing is needed before using the program clinically.

Tue 21 May 19 from The Scientist

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DoD awards contracts to create robotic suit that autonomously delivers trauma care

In an effort to treat wounded soldiers as fast as possible, the US Department of Defense has awarded four-year contracts worth a total of US$7.2 million to the University of Pittsburgh ...

4 hours ago from Gizmag

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New study estimates preventable cancer burden linked to poor diet in the US

A new modeling study estimates the number, proportion, and type of specific cancers associated with the under or overconsumption of foods and sugar-sweetened beverages among American adults. ...

19 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Newly discovered hybrid molecules could serve as a novel category of anti-cancer agent

Researchers from NYU Abu Dhabi's (NYUAD) chemistry program and colleagues from the University's biology program have developed and studied the biological activity of five new, metal-organic ...

Wed 22 May 19 from Phys.org

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Pain management protocol sends 92 percent of cancer surgery patients home without opioids

A specialized pain management program for patients who underwent robotic surgery for urologic cancers resulted in just eight percent going home with narcotics after discharge, compared to 100 ...

19 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Proton therapy for cancer lowers risk of side effects

Proton therapy results in fewer side effects than traditional X-ray radiation therapy for many cancer patients, according to a new study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. ...

19 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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US states which took Obamacare funding saw more cancer screening

US states which expanded Medicaid insurance coverage to low-income adults as part of Barack Obama's signature healthcare law saw a marked increase in colorectal cancer screening, a new study ...

Wed 22 May 19 from Medical Xpress

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Shedding light on cancer metabolism in real-time with bioluminescence

EPFL scientists have invented a new way to quantify—in real-time—glucose metabolism of cancerous tumors by making them bioluminesce. This new light probe is not radioactive and works on ...

Mon 20 May 19 from Medical Xpress

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Study shows incidence rates of aggressive subtypes of uterine cancer rising

New findings from a study by researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, show that U.S. incidence rates for aggressive subtypes of uterine ...

4 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Women with sleep apnea are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer than men

A study of more than 19,000 people has found that women with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer than men with the condition, according to research published ...

Tue 21 May 19 from Medical Xpress

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