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SickKids study finds blood tests alone may be effective strategy for detecting cancer relapse in certain patients

For most cancer patients, medical tests and examinations don’t end with the completion of therapy, even if their cancer has gone into remission. They will be due for several follow-up appointments, which can include blood tests, imaging tests and other exams as part of a surveillance protocol to detect possible relapse. One of the regular… Read More »

Tests show suspected Swedish Ebola patient not infected

FILE PHOTO: General view of the University Hospital in Uppsala, Sweden, February 4, 2009. TT News Agency/Henrik Montgomery via REUTERS STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Medical tests have shown a patient treated in isolation at Sweden’s Uppsala University Hospital for suspected Ebola is not infected with the virus after all, authorities said on Friday. The patient, whose… Read More »

Thousands of patients possibly exposed to HIV, hepatitis asked to take blood tests

More than 3,000 patients of a surgery center in Bergen County, New Jersey, may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C, according to the New Jersey Department of Health and the HealthPlus Surgery Center in the town of Saddle Brook. On Tuesday, officials issued a new statement asking patients who received a… Read More »