In New York state, mandated physician-patient communication helped some cancer patients get a beneficial procedure. But more work is needed to narrow treatment gaps.
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To improve local tumor control in advanced nonsmall cell lung cancer, a midtreatment PET-CT scan can detect active tumors for escalated radiation, new research finds.
For the first time, researchers have found an important factor that mitigates immune suppression in cancer.
A large study shows bone complications in thyroid cancer are an indicator of a poor prognosis, suggesting the need for more drug research.