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Jeremy Lieb, MD, on Analyzing Cancer Aggressiveness: Part 1

4 Tools to Effectively Detect and Assess Prostate Cancer

Jeremy Lieb, MD, Urologist, Pacific Urology Medical Group, explains that 50% of men with low risk prostate cancer are eligible for active surveillance, yet 9 out of 10 these men choose to have some form of treatment. He discusses the risks of pursuing aggressive treatment as well as the benefits of a new...
According to a new study, low-dose aspirin may decrease a person's risk for pancreatic cancer, an article published in The New York Times' Well blog says. The study, published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, reveals that regular aspirin use lowered the risk for pancreatic cancer by 48...
Breast cancer screening using 3-D imaging may increase detection rates of breast cancer, The New York Times reports. The finding is based on a study in JAMA which looked at "454,850 screenings: 281,187 with digital mammography alone and 173,663 that combined it with tomosynthesis," Tomosynthesis "is nearly...