According to the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, a medicine in development targets late-stage metastatic melanoma. The medicine contains a gene encoding antigen that may be able to… [ Get More Details ]
From 1975 to 1996, new cancer drugs increased life expectancy of cancer patients by about one year, at an estimated cost of $3,000—well below the estimated value of a statistical… [ Get More Details ]
Image-guided breast biopsy takes about 1/5 the of a surgical biopsy, reduces complications and allows women to commence daily activities in 1/2 the time that it takes after open surgery.… [ Get More Details ]
Following the current path, the lung cancer incidence rate will increase by 34% between 2003 and 2023. If an alternative path is taken, there will be 18.4% (92,000) fewer lung… [ Get More Details ]
Since 1980, 83 percent of gains in life expectancy for cancer patients have been attributable to new treatments.
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