Items Tagged ‘carcinoma’

March 25, 2013

Anal cancer may be on the rise in the U.S.

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

The number of people in the U.S. with anal cancer has tripled since the 1970s, according to a new study‚ĶDr. Robert Cima, a surgeon in the department of colon and rectal surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, said that could also mean the number of squamous cell carcinomas did not change that much […]

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Tags: anal cancer, carcinoma, diagnosis increase, Dr. Robert Cima, Reuters, squamous cell cancer

June 11, 2012

New Drug Can Fight Inherited Skin Cancer

By Mystery User

There is a new drug to fight skin cancer for the sun-splashed masses of Arizona. The drug, vismodegib, was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in January for people with an advanced form of one type of skin cancer, basal-cell carcinoma. New research unveiled last week by local doctors and other scientists shows that […]

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Tags: Aleksander Sekulic, Arizona Republic, carcinoma, Food and Drug Administration, New England Journal of Medicine, skin cancer

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