Old, young – does it matter?

31 October 2016 1

Not so long ago, research protocols excluded older cancer patients based on chronologic age. Now they exclude patients with comorbidities, and as most older patients suffer additional ailments, they do not fit the protocols. But [more]

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Can advanced-stage ovarian cancer be cured?

31 October 2016 0

Treatment of advanced-stage ovarian cancer should comprise optimal debulking surgery followed by adjuvant intraperitoneal chemotherapy. Steven Narod, from Women’s College Research Institute, Toronto, Canada, argues that widespread adoption of this model would increase cure rates [more]

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