Items Tagged ‘diagnosis’

June 1st, 2016

Landmark Study Provides Insight into Information Gaps for Cancer Patients that Affect Informed Treatment Decision Making

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Most Cancer Patients Are Inadequately Informed about Clinical Trials and Do Not Seek a Second Opinion According to a recent report, a majority of US cancer patients feel inadequately informed about clinical trials and do not seek a second opinion. While two thirds feel satisfied with the information and attention of their cancer care team, […]

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Tags: All Cancer Types, cancer, Cancercare, clinical trials, communication, diagnosis, News, patient opinion, planning, treatment


September 8th, 2014

Molecular Subtyping Can Improve Breast Cancer Treatment

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IRVINE, CA and AMSTERDAM – In findings that may eventually change the way breast cancer is evaluated and treated, a new study reports that the BluePrint genomic test provides more accurate information about the molecular subtype of a specific breast cancer, compared to the use of conventional IHC-FISH pathology tests. The prospective observational study of […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, diagnosis, genomic test, News, Stage I Node Negative Breast Cancer, Stages II-III Breast Cancer, subtype