The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare have published their report ‘Cancer in Australia 2019’.
Here are the most interesting findings:
The Serious Illness Care Program helps oncologists have better conversations with their terminally-ill patients without creating anxiety or depressi
Using 3-D mammography as the follow-up assessment of women with abnormal mammograms could halve the number needing biopsies, while still detecting all invasive cancers, a UK study suggests.
Patients who have had cancer are at increased risk of hospitalisation for other conditions even years after their treatment, a study shows.
The response to a single dose of neoadjuvant PD-1 (programmed cell death protein 1) blockade predicts clinical outcomes in patients with stage III or IV resectable melanoma, researchers report.
The accuracy of optical technologies in differentiating cancerous from benign tissue is "insufficient" for most routine clinical applications, including diagnosing pre-cancerous colorectal polyps,
Patients with atrial fibrillation taking non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants (NOACs) who are unlucky enough to develop cerebral ischaemia will likely face a more severe stroke if their plasma NOAC le
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