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Pharmacy Management

Bisphosphonates May Prevent Breast, Lung and Colon Cancers

2014 08 Dec

According to new studies led by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, bisphosphonates may prevent certain kinds of lung, breast and colon cancers. The studies have been published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) .   The studies show that bisphosphonates can block the abnormal growth signals that... Read more

IMAGING Management

The Critical Role of Imaging in Colon and Rectal Cancer Management

2014 13 May

An international team of radiology experts has released a consensus statement highlighting the growing importance of imaging technology in the diagnosis, assessment and prognosis stratification of patients with colon and rectal cancers.  The study accompanies the recommendations for standardised, multidisciplinary management of colorectal diseases,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Improved Ultrasound Imaging Enables Tumour Visualisation

2014 18 Feb

An innovative new technique developed by UNC researchers could enable doctors to visualise tumours without using radiation in a more cost effective way. Compared to X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs, ultrasound not only provides an alternative which is less expensive, but more importantly, it is a radiation-free technology for detecting and monitoring... Read more

Executive Health Management

World Cancer Day: Why it’s Crucial to Debunk Cancer Myths

2014 04 Feb

Cancer Myths: Why it’s Crucial to Debunk Them With one third of all cancer cases being potentially preventable, it’s very important to know the signs and symptoms of cancer  4th February 2014 is World Cancer Day, an opportunity for the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) to raise one voice in improving general knowledge surrounding... Read more