NCDB Cancer Bytes
Both retrospective and prospective data are assessed to determine the quality of life outcomes for patients undergoing brachytherapy to treat prostate cancer.
To determine the impact of age on thyroid cancer mortality, researchers investigated trends in outcomes from these cases in the National Cancer Database.
Because many cases of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) may remain stable without excision, more clinical trials are exploring the role of active surveillance in DCIS management.
Management of endometrial cancer, including risk factors such as genetics and obesity, are summarized.
Studying behavioral risk factors are key in planning effective cancer prevention and screening programs.
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