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Current Techniques of Prostate Biopsy Current Techniques of Prostate Biopsy

Find out how the techniques and technology of the prostate biopsy have evolved in recent years -- and learn how these changes could impact the field of prostate cancer diagnosis.Translational Andrology and Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)MedWorm Message: Have you tried our new medical search engine? More powerful than before. Log on with your social media account. 100% free.

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Diagnoses of several common health conditions HALVED during pandemic, study shows

The number of heart disease patients diagnosed also fell 44 per cent, as health services saw a 43 per cent plunge in patients with circulatory issues and 16 per cent drop in malignant cancers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

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Bowel cancer warning: A traditional dish may increase your risk of the deadly disease

BOWEL cancer can be a nasty condition that can shorten your life. If you'd like to lower your chances of developing the disease, you may fare better to stay away from one traditional dish. (Source: Daily Express - Health)

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Lorlatinib: Another First-Line Option for ALK-Positive NSCLC? Lorlatinib: Another First-Line Option for ALK-Positive NSCLC?

First-line lorlatinib significantly prolonged progression-free survival compared with crizotinib in advanced ALK-positive nonsmall cell lung cancer, according to a phase 3 interim analysis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)

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UK cancer research could see £ 167 million drop in funding as a result of charity income loss

(National Cancer Research Institute) Due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, cancer research charities are predicting their spending on research could drop by 46%, equating to £ 167m. Charities play a vital role in UK cancer research. Data collected by the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) shows that in the year 2018/19, charities accounted for over 50% of publicly funded cancer research, a total of £ 362m. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)

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ADC Therapeutics Submits Biologics License Application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Loncastuximab Tesirine for Treatment of Relapsed or Refractory Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma

LAUSANNE, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- September 24, 2020 -- ADC Therapeutics SA (NYSE: ADCT), a late clinical-stage oncology-focused biotechnology company pioneering the development and commercialization of highly potent and targeted antibody... (Source: - New Drug Applications)MedWorm Message: If you are looking to buy something in the January Sales please visit for a directory of all the best sales in the UK. Any income gained via affiliate links keeps MedWorm running.

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Zydus Cadila gets tentative USFDA nod to market anti-cancer drug

Drug firm Zydus Cadila on Thursday said it has received tentative approval from the US health regulator to market anti-cancer drug Palbociclib Capsules. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)

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Best of Cancer Research

This collection of articles from The Scientist explores some of the latest cancer research! (Source: The Scientist)

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Kubtec touts study on specimen biopsy system

Kubtec's 3D Mozart specimen biopsy system reduces the need for breast cancer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading:
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Kubtec to highlight tomo image analytics at RSNA 2017 (Source: Headlines)

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