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Diabetics’ elevated risk for pancreatic cancer persisted long after diagnosis

August 20, 2014

A review of 15 case-control studies confirmed individuals with diabetes have an excess risk for pancreatic cancer.

Results showed a 30% excess risk for pancreatic cancer persisted for more than 20 years after diabetes diagnosis. That finding supports a causal role of diabetes in pancreatic cancer, according to researchers.

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Newborn screening identified higher incidence of SCID

August 19, 2014
Newborn screening for severe combined immunodeficiency detected the condition in 1 out of every 58,000 births.This population-based rate was higher than the…

Be prepared for the Sept. 8 deadline

August 19, 2014
On Aug. 15, CMS reopened its Open Payments System so that physicians and teaching hospitals can continue to review the transactions attributed to them, as reported by…
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Obesity, reduced gonadal function linked in men surviving childhood cancer

August 19, 2014
In boys who have survived cancer, obesity was linked with gonadal dysfunction independent of the effects of treatments previously undergone for the disease, according to…
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Molecular Testing as the Basis for Targeted Therapies in NSCLC

Supported by an independent educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim.

NSCLC comprises approximately 85% of all lung cancer cases. NSCLC histologies are primarily adenocarcinoma, squamous…
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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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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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