A 2002 study found that image-guided percutaneous needle biopsies are between 3 and 7 times more cost-effective than open surgical biopsies, require a shorter procedure time, result in fewer infections,… [ Get More Details ]
Pathogens cause around two million cancer cases worldwide each year. Ninety percent of these cases are attributable to Helicobacter pylori (H Pylori), hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV),… [ Get More Details ]
Without screening and adjuvant therapy, the death rate for breast cancer would have increased by about 30 percent between 1975 and 2000.
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According to the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, researchers are currently working on 646 medicines for cancer. All are either in clinical trials or under FDA review. … [ 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 ]