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Public Release: 27-Nov-2014
JAMA Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Survival differences seen for advanced-stage laryngeal cancer
The five-year survival rate for advanced-stage laryngeal cancer was higher than national levels in a small study at a single academic center performing a high rate of surgical therapy, including a total laryngectomy, or removal of the voice box, to treat the disease, despite a national trend toward organ preservation, according to a report published online by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.

Contact: Sally Croom
The JAMA Network Journals

Public Release: 27-Nov-2014
A numbers game: Math helps to predict how the body fights disease
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have defined for the first time how the size of the immune response is controlled, using mathematical models to predict how powerfully immune cells respond to infection and disease.
National Health and Medical Research Council, Human Frontier Science Program, Australian Research Council, Science Foundation Ireland, Australian Postgraduate Award scheme,Edith Moffatt Scholarship Fund, Victorian Government

Contact: Vanessa Solomon
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute

Public Release: 26-Nov-2014
RSNA 2014 100th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting
Trial shows new imaging system may cut X-ray exposure for liver cancer patients
Johns Hopkins researchers report that their test of an interventional X-ray guidance device approved by the US Food and Drug Administration in 2013 has the potential to reduce the radiation exposure of patients undergoing intra-arterial therapy for liver cancer.
Max Kade Foundation, NIH/National Cancer Institute, Philips Research North America

Contact: Vanessa Wasta
Johns Hopkins Medicine

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