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Pathology

Biomarkers Identified for Early Lung Cancer Diagnosis

Septembar 2, 2015 0

Lung cancer can be diagnosed early with regular low-dose computed tomography (CT) scans of people at risk, but these tests are very expensive, and also involve exposing patients to X-ray radiation.Patients are often diagnosed with […]

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Immunology

Serum Cytokine Levels Compared in Behçet's Disease

August 26, 2015 0

Behçet's disease (BD) is a chronic systemic inflammatory disorder, stands out from other autoimmune and auto-inflammatory diseases due to its unique properties and is characterized by recurrent episodes of oral and genital ulcers, uveitis, and […]

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Genetics

Cancer Risk for Barrett's Esophagus

Juni 7, 2015 0

A molecular diagnostic test has been developed for predicting risk of progression from Barrett's esophagus to esophageal cancer approximately three to four years before the cancer progresses. Barrett's esophagus (BE) is a condition that occurs […]

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Pathology

Improved Diagnosis of Thyroid Nodules

Juni 7, 2015 0

Cytopathology on ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsies has dramatically improved the clinical management of patients with solid thyroid nodules that are greater than one centimeter. Molecular testing for oncogenic mutations or gene expression in fine-needle aspirations […]

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Pathology

Metastatic Melanoma Cells

April 26, 2015 0

The ability of cancer cells to move and spread depends on actin-rich core structures such as the podosomes (yellow) shown here in melanoma cells. Cell nuclei (blue), actin (red), and an actin regulator (green) are […]