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Better screening for lung cancer

By examining blood samples and tumor tissues from patients with non-small-cell lung cancer, investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have identified markers that can distinguish between major subtypes of lung cancer and accurately identify lung cancer stage. Their proof-of-concept test accurately predicted whether the blood samples they examined came from patients with shorter or longer… Read More »

Undergoing Chemo? Try This for 6 Weeks and Feel Better

For older adults undergoing chemotherapy, participating in a six-week structured exercise program can improve anxiety, mood and social and emotional well-being, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society, reports Healio. Being diagnosed with cancer often increases a person’s chances of experiencing anxiety and mood disturbances. This not only can… Read More »