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Brief intervention improved sexual function after oophorectomy

October 24, 2014

Women with the BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations who underwent risk-reducing salpingo oophorectomy and experienced menopause-related sexual dysfunction and associated psychological distress showed improvements after a targeted sexual health education and cognitive-behavioral therapy intervention.

Researchers from the Dana Farber Cancer Institute developed a short-duration, low-intensity intervention to address the physical and psychological effects related to surgically induced menopause.

FDA approvals

FDA approves Obizur for acquired hemophilia A

October 24, 2014
The FDA approved Obizur for the treatment of bleeding disorders in adults with acquired hemophilia A.The development of acquired hemophilia A — a non-genetic…
In the Journals

Efficacy of VTE chemoprophylaxis in otolaryngology patients varied by subgroup

October 24, 2014
The efficacy and safety of venous thromboembolism chemoprophylaxis for individuals undergoing otolaryngologic surgery varied based on Caprini risk score and the type of…
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ACG president addresses improved prevention, detection, treatment in IBD cancers

October 24, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — At the ACG Annual Scientific Meeting, the incoming president of the college covered cancer in the setting of ulcerative colitis, including…
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Targeted Therapy and Immunotherapy in the Management of Metastatic Melanoma: 2014 Updates

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Melanoma remains a challenging condition for clinicians. An array of targeted therapies and immunotherapy are in…
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Nomogram predicted recurrence risk among women who underwent APBI

September 26, 2014
Jessica Wobb, MD, senior resident in radiation oncology at Beaumont Health System in Birmingham, Mich., describes how…
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New Advances, New Options: Evaluating the Changing Landscape of Hemophilia to Optimize Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Biogen Idec.

The bleeding abnormalities associated with hemophilia can have devastating consequences for patients. Recent advances…
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