What Does Liver Biopsy Involve? Part 2

2012-05-02 / Cancer / Comments Off on What Does Liver Biopsy Involve? Part 2Comments

A.The latest method of liver biopsy appears to combine the best of the other two strategies. Called “guided biopsy,” it uses high-tech imaging (either by ultrasound or CT scan) to help doctors pinpoint abnormal areas of the liver to target with the standard needle biopsy. Read the rest of this entry »

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What Does Liver Biopsy Involve? Part 1

2012-05-02 / Cancer / Comments Off on What Does Liver Biopsy Involve? Part 1Comments

Q.My son, 51, has been told he has fatty tissue around his liver and a biopsy is needed. Exactly what is the procedure for a liver biopsy?

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Identifying Markers for Lung Cancer and Genes for Therapy

2011-09-12 / Cancer / Comments Off on Identifying Markers for Lung Cancer and Genes for TherapyComments

Medical Researchers are working to identify markers that predict cancer risk, target cancer-causing genes for therapy and develop inhaled treatment to prevent cancer.

Lung Cancer is the second most common cancer among both women and men. Read the rest of this entry »

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