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Citrus Fruit Consumption May Up Risk of Melanoma
Frequent consumers of citrus fruits were found to have an elevated risk of malignant melanoma.
Testicular Mass Found in 27-Year-Old Patient
A 27-year-old man presents with a mass in the right testicle. A biopsy is performed. What is your diagnosis?
Thigh Mass Found in 47-Year-Old Patient
A 47-year-old man presents with a mass in the right thigh. A biopsy is performed. What is your diagnosis?
TS Expression Could Guide Treatment in Nonsquamous NSCLC
The combination of pemetrexed/cisplatin was superior to gemcitabine/cisplatin in non-squamous NSCLC patients negative for the thymidylate synthase enzyme.
Marker Could Help Diagnose Early Pancreatic Cancer
Researchers have discovered a protein encoded by the GPC1 gene present on cancer exomes that may be used as a diagnostic tool to detect early pancreatic cancer.
Cervical Cancer Screening Declines, Fewer Lesions Detected
Detection of cervical lesions among young women has decreased since the introduction of HPV vaccines and guidelines calling for reduced cervical cancer screening.
ADAMTS Mutations Predicted Ovarian Cancer Survival, Chemosensitivity
Women with ovarian cancer with ADAMTS mutations were significantly more sensitive to chemotherapy and had longer platinum-free durations.
Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis Affects Employment, Income
Survivors of thyroid cancer had a higher risk of unemployment at 2 years post-diagnosis and decreased income at both 2 and 4 years, according to the results of a study.
TCGA Classifies Four Melanoma Subtypes
New data suggests that cutaneous melanomas can be classified into four subtypes based on the pattern of the most prevalent significantly mutated genes.
Slide Show: Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma and Hurthle Cell Cancer
This thyroid cancer slide show features pathology images of follicular carcinoma and Hurthle cell carcinoma at various magnifications.
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