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Surprising immune system cells discovery

Surprising immune system cells discovery

Abnormal leakage of lymph fluid from the ruptured lymphatic vessels stimulates the accumulation of fat

Abnormal leakage of lymph fluid from the ruptured lymphatic vessels stimulates the accumulation of fat

Does surgery induce angiogenesis in dormant breast cancer?

Does surgery induce angiogenesis in dormant breast cancer?

Combining radiation, chemotherapy and liver transplantation increases survival in bile duct cancer patients

Combining radiation, chemotherapy and liver transplantation increases survival in bile duct cancer patients

Profile of immune cells in axillary lymph nodes predicts disease-free survival in breast cancer

Profile of immune cells in axillary lymph nodes predicts disease-free survival in breast cancer

New way to assess risk of breast cancer recurrence

New way to assess risk of breast cancer recurrence

Researchers discover one of the reasons why melanoma is so ruthless

Researchers discover one of the reasons why melanoma is so ruthless

Compound might defeat African sleeping

Compound might defeat African sleeping

A preoperative testing strategy may help determine stage of lung cancer more accurately

A preoperative testing strategy may help determine stage of lung cancer more accurately

Sentinel node biopsy, when performed before chemotherapy to shrink the tumor, is very reliable

Sentinel node biopsy, when performed before chemotherapy to shrink the tumor, is very reliable

Protein thought to promote lymphoma by merely preventing cancer cells from dying appears to actively promote cancer cell growth

Protein thought to promote lymphoma by merely preventing cancer cells from dying appears to actively promote cancer cell growth

Experimental vaccine can prime the immune system to help fight an aggressive form of lymphoma

Experimental vaccine can prime the immune system to help fight an aggressive form of lymphoma

Women whose breast cancer is detected by mammography have a significantly better prognosis

Women whose breast cancer is detected by mammography have a significantly better prognosis

Positron emission tomography (PET) imaging can identify effectiveness of chemotherapy early in high-risk breast cancer patients

Positron emission tomography (PET) imaging can identify effectiveness of chemotherapy early in high-risk breast cancer patients

Scientists have begun to clarify how one of the body's molecules controls the trafficking of T cells through the blood

Scientists have begun to clarify how one of the body's molecules controls the trafficking of T cells through the blood

Doctor blames parents for return of sick girl's cancer

Doctor blames parents for return of sick girl's cancer

FDA approves Xeloda (capecitabine) oral chemotherapy

FDA approves Xeloda (capecitabine) oral chemotherapy

Many breast cancer patients experience longterm arm and hand swelling after treatment

Many breast cancer patients experience longterm arm and hand swelling after treatment

Half of 580 women diagnosed with breast cancer in one study experienced lymphedema

Half of 580 women diagnosed with breast cancer in one study experienced lymphedema

Dendritic cell vaccination can dramatically speed up the immunization process

Dendritic cell vaccination can dramatically speed up the immunization process