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Higher UV radiation linked to increased prevalence of nonmelanoma skin cancers

August 20, 2014

Higher mean daily UV radiation was associated with increased non-melanoma skin cancer incidence rates, according to study findings.

Researchers systematically reviewed 40 peer-reviewed articles published from 1978 to 2012 that provided age- and sex-specific and incidence data for non-melanoma skin cancers in white populations worldwide.

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Regular transfusions reduced stroke recurrence in pediatric sickle cell anemia

August 20, 2014
Children with sickle cell anemia who underwent regular blood-transfusion therapy experienced fewer recurrences of cerebral infarct, according to results of a…
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High-mitotic rate melanoma linked to patient, tumor characteristics

August 20, 2014
Melanomas with higher mitotic rates occurred more frequently in men and in individuals aged older than 70 years, according to results of a cross-sectional study.These…
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Decision to undergo post-mastectomy breast reconstruction varied significantly by race, age

August 20, 2014
Rates of post-mastectomy breast reconstruction have remained stable over time and largely appear to reflect patient demand, according to results of a SEER…
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Obesity and Comorbidities: Improving Clinical Management and Patient Outcomes in Obesity, Diabetes and Cancer

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Eisai, Inc.

11/13/2013
Obesity has increased dramatically in the past 20 years, and is considered a healthcare epidemic in the United States…
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Docetaxel plus ADT improved OS in metastatic prostate cancer

June 24, 2014
CHICAGO — Donald L. Trump, MD, FACP, president and CEO at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and HemOnc Today
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Applying Imaging, Biomarkers, and Immunotherapy in the Management of NSCLC

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

8/7/2014
Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the most common form of lung cancer, but the numerous subtypes make this disease…
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