Pathologists and radiologists are leading the way in the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to find and track cancer. Machine learning could lay the foundation for using AI more broadly to advance cancer diagnosis and choice of treatment.
by Stephen Ornes
An article sparks discussion about precision medicine hype, and a study tallies the rare fatal side effects of immune checkpoint inhibitors.
New research shows that rural cancer patients have the same health outcomes as urban cancer patients so long as they are involved in a clinical trial.
At first, I wanted to hide my cancer diagnosis. My son showed me what a mistake that was.
People who were directly affected by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks can receive screenings and care for medical conditions, including certain cancers, through the World Trade Center Health Program.
Liquid biopsy, which is often performed using a simple blood draw, can tell scientists about cancer DNA in the blood.
The past month has seen the U.S. Food and Drug Administration expand the use of four anticancer therapeutics and approve a new one.
The “seed and soil” theory of metastasis holds that metastases develop only when the seeds (tumor cells) and the soil (the organ microenvironment) interact in certain ways.
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