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Image: A new study showed men with diabetes had a higher blood testosterone level than non-diabetic men (Photo courtesy of Diamed Diagnostical Center).

Hormone Levels of Diabetic Men Not Related to Prostate Cancer Risk

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a group of metabolic disorders characterized by high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period and is conventionally associated with an increased risk of cancer; however, inverse associations of diabetes with prostate cancer are well described. More...
21 Aug 2019
Image: A circulating tumor cell (arrow) diagnosed by the isolation by size of epithelial tumor cells (ISET) test (The pores of the filter are also visible) (Photo courtesy of Chichiselector).

Circulating Tumor Cells Directly Detected in Blood Samples

Tumor cells circulating in blood are markers for the early detection and prognosis of cancer. However, detection of these cells is challenging because of their scarcity. More...
21 Aug 2019
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Image: The NextSeq 500 next-generation sequencer (Photo courtesy of Illumina).

Combination of Gene Mutations Linked to Endometrial Cancer

The endometrium is the dynamic inner layer of the uterus, composed of stroma and epithelial cells that undergo monthly proliferation, differentiation, and shedding throughout the menstrual cycle in reproductive age women. More...
21 Aug 2019
Image: Scientists combined multiphoton microscopy with automated image and statistical analysis algorithms to distinguish between healthy and diseased tissue. In this image, collected in a completely label-free, noninvasive manner, collagen is colored green while ovarian metastatic cell clusters are presented in red (Photo courtesy of Tufts University).

Non-Invasive Imaging Detects Cancer at Molecular Level

For cancer patients the presence of metastases dictates the staging assessment, which in turn defines the appropriate treatment path selected. For gynecological malignancies, like ovarian carcinoma, it is of immense importance to differentiate between localized and metastatic disease status as that drastically affects management. More...
20 Aug 2019
Image: The VS110 combines microscopy seamlessly with imaging to create a virtual slide that is an exact copy of the real specimen (Photo courtesy of Olympus).

Prognostic Value of Specific Biomarker in Prostate Cancer Authenticated

Prostate cancer (PC) is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Canadian men. In men with high-risk PC, progression of the disease will lead to biochemical recurrence (BCR), distant metastases, and disease-specific mortality. More...
20 Aug 2019
Image: A histopathology of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, the most common type of pancreatic cancer, arising in the pancreas head region (Photo courtesy of KGH).

Pancreatic Cancer Risk Rises with Fasting Glucose

More than 56,000 Americans are expected to be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2019, which is more than 150 people diagnosed every day. Pancreatic cancer is the ninth most commonly diagnosed cancer in women and the 10th most commonly diagnosed in men in the USA. More...
15 Aug 2019
Image: A new study suggests that cutting-edge electronic devices can help doctors diagnose early stage bladder cancer (Photo courtesy of Ana Sandoiu).

Electronic Device May Help Diagnose Early Bladder Cancer

It is estimated that bladder cancer will affect 80,470 people in the USA this year, and about 17,670 deaths are likely to result from these cases. Doctors diagnose approximately half of all bladder cancers while the cancer is still in situ, while in about one-third the disease has already spread to other parts of the bladder. More...
09 Aug 2019


The Pathology channel details advances in the field of Surgical Pathology and all its subspecialties, including Cytopathology and its subspecialties.
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