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March 9, 2018
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Mayo Clinic’s clinical trial matching project sees higher enrollment in breast cancer trials through use of artificial intelligence

ROCHESTER, Minn – 08 Mar 2018: Mayo Clinic and IBM Watson Health (NYSE: IBM) today unveiled results from early use of the Watson for Clinical Trial Matching, an IBM cognitive computing system. Use of this system in the Mayo Clinic … Continue reading

April 7, 2016
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Searching for Clarity among Conflicting Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

Earlier this month, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released new recommendations on screening for breast cancer, which differed slightly from new recommendations by the American Cancer Society published in October and also from recommendations by the American College of … Continue reading

March 7, 2016
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Confused about mammograms? A Yale Cancer Center expert explains the latest guidelines

Dr. Anees Chagpar, associate professor of surgery (oncology) at Yale School of Medicine and director of The Breast Center at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, breaks down the new set of breast cancer screening guidelines issued by the U.S. … Continue reading

August 5, 2014
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New Clues to Why Older Women are More Vulnerable to Breast Cancer

As women age, key breast cells ignore their surroundings, Berkeley Lab scientists find Scientists from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have gained more insights into why older women are more susceptible to breast cancer. They … Continue reading

February 9, 2014
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Cancer deaths higher in Greater Manchester compared to rest of UK

Every day 18 people die from cancer in Greater Manchester – around 6,500 a year – making the death toll around 10 per cent higher than the UK average, according to the latest figures published by Cancer Research UK – … Continue reading

February 24, 2013
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Breast Cancer DNA Mutator Found

Masonic Cancer Center researchers discover a virus-fighting enzyme It’s well known that sunlight and chemical carcinogens can mutate DNA, and that mutations are essential for cancer to develop. One big mystery was what causes the thousands of mutations evident in … Continue reading

January 22, 2013
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Costly Breast Cancer Screenings Don’t Add up to Better Outcomes

Even though Medicare spends over $1 billion per year on breast cancer screenings such as a mammography, there is no evidence that higher spending benefits older women, researchers at Yale School of Medicine found in a study published Online First … Continue reading

December 13, 2012
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Capturing Circulating Cancer Cells Could Provide Insights into How Disease Spreads

ANN ARBOR — A glass plate with a nanoscale roughness could be a simple way for scientists to capture and study the circulating tumor cells that carry cancer around the body through the bloodstream. Engineering and medical researchers at the … Continue reading