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When a kit to screen themselves at home for cervical cancer by detecting human papilloma virus was given to women, it improved screening rates, a new study shows. Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center director William Nelson explains the study. Nelson: …

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Screening using AI for pancreas cancer detection demonstrates impressive results, according to a recent study. Kimmel Cancer Center director William Nelson at Johns Hopkins says the proof will be if longer term studies demonstrate that early detection improves survival or …

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Because it is most often detected late, pancreas cancer has a very poor prognosis. Now a new study used common CT images without a material known as contrast to enhance them, trained a computer on them and showed impressive detection. …

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AI is offering hope for making earlier diagnoses in pancreas cancer, historically diagnosed later in the disease when treatment outcomes may not be as good. William Nelson, director of the Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, describes the findings. Nelson: …

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Ovarian cancer, a deadly form of the disease, actually begins in the fallopian tubes, which are adjacent to the ovaries and connected to the uterus, with a new study showing that cells found at routine Pap smears can make the …

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Cells that can be found in a routine Pap smear may hold the key to detecting and diagnosing ovarian cancer much earlier than it is usually found, a new study reports. Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center director William Nelson says …

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CAR-T cells, which are immune cells removed from the body, genetically modified in a laboratory and then reinfused back into a recipient, have achieved notable successes in treating some cancers. Now there have also been reports of people being treated …

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