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ASCO issues recommendations on second-line hormonal therapy for castration-resistant prostate cancer

April 25, 2017

A castrate state should be maintained indefinitely in men who develop castration-resistant prostate cancer despite castrate levels of testosterone, according to a provisional clinical opinion issued by ASCO.

The provisional clinical opinion focuses on the use of second-line hormonal therapy for chemotherapy-naive men who have castration-resistant prostate cancer, including those who are asymptomatic with only biochemical evidence of disease to those who have document metastases but minimal symptoms.

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Steroid dose, TNFi use linked to increased risk of herpes zoster in patients with RA

April 25, 2017
Use of tumor necrosis factor inhibitors and a higher dose of corticosteroids correlated with an increased risk for herpes zoster in patients with rheumatoid arthritis…
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FDA grants fast track designation to tazemetostat for follicular lymphoma

April 25, 2017
The FDA granted fast track designation to tazemetostat for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory follicular lymphoma, according to the drug’s…
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Kidney disease plays major role in cardiovascular deaths

April 25, 2017
By 2013, cardiovascular deaths attributed to reduced kidney function outnumbered kidney failure deaths globally, suggesting that early detection and treatment of chronic…
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Donor age, sex not associated with survival of patients receiving transfusions

April 25, 2017
Survival is not influenced by the age and sex of blood donors among patients receiving blood transfusion, and blood allocation does not need to consider these factors…
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Body Dysmorphic Disorder in Aesthetic Medicine: Assessment, Diagnosis and Intervention

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Janssen Therapeutics, Division of Janssen Products, LP.

Plaque psoriasis is a debilitating, noncurable autoimmune disorder, having a significant impact on quality of life…
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Concordance of Patient and Physician Perceptions of Care in an Orthopedic Clinic

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, April 24, 2017
It is essential to study whether physicians' perceptions align with their patients' views, as understanding patient…
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