Cancer Detection for Everyone
- Detect Breast Cancer 10 Years Earlier. D, B // Prevention;Feb2001, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p174
Reports on a procedure entilted ductal lavage which may be able to detect breast cancer years earlier than mammography.
- Screen-detected breast cancers have a lower mitotic activity index. Groenendijk, R P R; Bult, P; Tewarie, L; Peer, P G M; Sluis, R F van der; Ruers, T J M; Wobbes, T // British Journal of Cancer;1/15/2000, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p381
We know that screening for breast cancer leads to detection of smaller tumours with less lymph node metastases. Could it be possible that the decrease in mortality after screening is not only caused by this earlier stage, but also by a different mitotic activity index (MAI) of the tumours that...
- CANCER SCREENING GUIDELINES. Greenwald, M.D., Edward // Cortlandt Forum;05/25/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p165
Focuses on issues concerning cancer screening in the United States. Rationale for cancer screening; Guidelines regarding breast cancer screening; Screening procedures for detection of colorectal cancer, cervical cancer, and prostate cancer.
- Looking forward. Webb, Janet // Better Nutrition;Oct2000, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p8
Examines innovations in the diagnosis of breast cancer. Digital mammograms; Blood tests that use biomarkers to determine the substances produced by cancer; Raman spectroscopy.
- Breast Thermography. Wylie, Kristina // Gerson Healing Newsletter;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p6
Focuses on the diagnosis of breast cancer using breast thermography in the U.S. Importance of patient's understanding on health and body; Benefits of breast thermography; Detection of cancer up to three to five years before the detection of tumor by a mammogram.
- How to get a second pathology opinion for early breast cancer...and why you need one. // HealthFacts;Feb95, Vol. 20 Issue 189, p3
Focuses on the need for a second surgical opinion on women diagnosed with breast cancer. High incidence rate on the diagnosis of breast carcinoma due to an increase acceptability of mammography screening; Two types of `carcinoma in situ'; Lower recurrence rate among women treated with...
- Don't hold back mammography for women under 50. // Modern Medicine;Oct94, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p69
Presents a summary of the article `Five-Year Survival of 100 Women with Carcinoma of the Breast Diagnosed by Screening Mammography and Needle-Localization Biopsy,' by T.L. Bauer et al., from the `Journal of the American College of Surgeons' dated May 1994. Early detection of breast carcinoma...
- Mammography is not justified in women under 50 with family history of breast cancer. // Modern Medicine;Oct95, Vol. 63 Issue 10, p35
Presents an abstract of the article `The Limitations of Breast Cancer Screening for First-Degree Relatives of Breast Cancer Patients,' by Al Neugut and J.S. Jacobson from `The American Journal of Public Health' dated June 1995.
- Age-specific effectiveness of the Nijmegen population-based breast cancer-screening program... Peer, Petronella G.M.; Holland, Roland // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;3/16/94, Vol. 86 Issue 6, p436
Evaluates the effectiveness of breast cancer screening in different age groups using a study on 40,000 women in Nijmegen, Netherlands. Compliance of different age groups to breast cancer screening; Number of women detected with cancer; Recommendation for women aged 50 and above for cancer...