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6/1/2015
Melanoma Treatment May Not Always Require Extensive Lymph Node Removal
No survival difference seen for patients spared surgery, study says
6/1/2015
2 Drugs Show Promise Against Blood Cancers
Ibrutinib, obinutuzumab slowed progression of common leukemia, non-Hodgkin lymphoma
6/1/2015
Contact Lens Wearers May Have Different Eye Bacteria: Study
Finding may explain why they're more prone to infection
6/1/2015
Are 2nd Breast Cancer Surgeries Always Necessary?
Study suggests that taking more tissue the first time might reduce need for subsequent procedures
6/1/2015
New Drug Keeps Common Breast Cancer Under Control Longer: Study
Adding Ibrance to standard hormone therapy kept disease from progressing for nine months
6/1/2015
ICU Delirium Tied to Higher Death Risk, Study Says
Researchers recommend monitoring patients' mental state
6/1/2015
New Drug a Weapon Against Advanced Melanoma: Study
Compared to Yervoy, nivolumab more than doubled time to disease progression, researchers found
6/1/2015
Money-Dependent Spouse May Be More Likely to Cheat
Threat to their masculinity explains why men might stray, researcher says
6/1/2015
Lifts, Tucks Often Follow Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds
Increases reported for both types of procedures
6/1/2015
Immune-Based Drug Shows Potential Against Another Form of Lung Cancer
Patients with squamous cell non-small cell lung cancer who got nivolumab lived longer, had fewer side effects
6/1/2015
Cancer Patient's Health Affected by Spouse's Mood
A depressed caregiver raises odds of depression in ill loved one, too, study shows
6/1/2015
Improved Therapies Have Extended Life Spans of Childhood Cancer Survivors
Fewer die of 'late effects' from radiation, chemotherapy, study finds
6/1/2015
Gene Therapy Shows Early Promise Against Deadly Brain Cancer
DNA-modified virus serves as decoy to help target and destroy glioblastoma cells, researchers say
6/1/2015
Targeted Radiation to Treat Brain Tumors May Be Best: Study
Damage to thinking and memory less than with radiation for entire brain, while survival is similar, study finds
6/1/2015
High-Fat Diet May Raise Prostate Cancer Death Risk
In study, patients who ate typical 'Western' fare had more than twice the odds of dying from the disease
6/1/2015
Tougher Alcohol Laws for Adults May Also Lower Teen Drinking
Study found states that limited access for all had lower teen drinking rates
6/1/2015
Could Type 2 Diabetes Shield Against ALS?
Study suggests a potential link, but researchers can't explain it
6/1/2015
U.S. Organ-Donor System Needs Overhaul: Study
It's time to reward people willing to save a stranger, experts say
6/1/2015
Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Proteins Tied to Poor Sleep in Study
Research hints at 'vicious cycle' connected to dementia
6/1/2015
Breast-feeding May Lower Risk of Childhood Leukemia: Study
It's one more potential benefit for breast-fed babies, research suggests