One is a long-established option for colorectal cancer screening, the other is still fighting for Medicare coverage but has proven to be effective in clinical studies. Over the last week, the Huffington Post has hosted four experts providing their take on whether patients should seek out colonoscopy or CT colonography.
The ability to measure a tumor’s oxygen levels could help guide treatment decisions, and now, for the first time, a method to reliably and noninvasively take such measurements could soon be available.
Researchers at the British Museum and Durham University in the U.K. have located a skeleton more than 3,000 years old that they say represents the oldest complete example of a human being with metastatic cancer.
Pairing the diabetes drug, metformin, with chemoradiation therapy treatment for aggressive lung cancer may slow tumor growth and recurrence, according to researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
Following the National Lung Screening Trial, which demonstrated a 20 percent reduction in lung cancer mortality for low-dose CT screening in high-risk patients, some have clamored for expanded CT screening efforts.