Leading experts devise new guidelines to score thyroid nodules and avoid unnecessary surgery and aspiration numbers for benign nodules.
This editorial discusses the impact of the numer of melanocytic nevi (moles) and the risk of developing melanoma.
BMJ Case Reports article reports on a woman thought to have treatment-resistant depression who was later found to have a brain tumor.
The genetic basis of phyllodes breast tumors has been uncovered in next-generation sequencing studies carried out at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center (MI, USA).
Pathologists and head & neck surgeons from the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NH, USA), have explored a new use for ProExC, an antibody cocktail commonly used for pathology tests of the uterine cervix.
Researchers from Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium), led by Cédric Blanpain, have successfully used genetic mouse models to study the functions of Twist1 in skin cancer, while also further investigating the mechanisms regulating these functions.
The particular cell type that gives rise to plexiform neurofibroma tumors has been identified by researchers at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (TX, USA).
An international team led by Imperial College London and KU Leuven (UK and Belgium, respectively) have developed a new test, named ADNEX, which may aid in the diagnosis of ovarian tumors and in the selection of the most effective treatment.
This commentary discusses the current status of the grading system utilised for neuroendocrine tumors.
Researchers from National Cancer Centre Singapore, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, and Singapore General Hospital carried out DNA sequencing on 90 fibroadenoma samples from patients from Singapore, in the hope that genetic testing would be diagnostically useful.