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Mammograms: Detecting More Than Breast Cancer, May Help Assess Heart Risk in Kidney Disease Patients

Routine mammograms performed for breast cancer screening could serve another purpose as well: detecting calcifications in the blood vessels of patients with advanced kidney disease, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN).

Mammograms show calcium deposits in the breast arteries in… Mammograms: Detecting More Than Breast Cancer, May Help Assess Heart Risk in Kidney Disease Patients   



Two major studies strengthen case for prostate cancer drug before chemotherapy

Pioneering prostate cancer drug abiraterone significantly extends the lives of men with advanced prostate cancer if given before chemotherapy, the results of a major phase III clinical trial have shown.

The results, published in Lancet Oncology, showed that men with advanced, aggressive prostate cancer lived more than four months longer on average if they… Two major studies strengthen case for prostate cancer drug before chemotherapy   



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