Jan 20, 2017

Prostate biopsies could be avoidable with MRIs: study

A quarter of men suspected of having prostate cancer could avoid invasive and potentially dangerous biopsies with the help of MRI scans, researchers reported Friday. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) could also reduce the number of men over-diagnosed with the disease by 5 percent, they ...

Dec 19, 2016

NEC aims to develop cancer drugs using artificial intelligence

NEC Corp. said it will develop cancer drugs using artificial intelligence, aiming to put new vaccines using peptides into practical use within the next eight years as key substances in next generation immunotherapy. A peptide is a short chain of amino acids with an ...

Dec 9, 2016

Amended law urges firms to keep cancer patients employed

The House of Representatives on Friday amended the Cancer Control Act in an effort to oblige companies to keep cancer patients employed. The amendments marked the first full-fledged revision of the act, which was established in 2006 to help cancer patients receive appropriate treatment ...