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Physicians who do not certify more likely to receive disciplinary actions

April 28, 2016

An analysis of data sets found that 95% of internal medicine residents achieve certification through the American Board of Internal Medicine, according to findings published in Academic Medicine.

Rebecca S. Lipner, PhD, senior vice president of assessment and research for the ABIM, and colleagues reported that the remaining 5% of physicians were more likely to receive disciplinary actions from state medical board.

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VIDEO: Multivitamin use before breast cancer diagnosis may reduce peripheral neuropathy risk

April 28, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Multivitamin supplement use appeared associated with a reduced risk for
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Monthly cost of oral cancer drugs rises steadily over time

April 28, 2016
The cost of oral cancer drugs in their first year on the market has increased significantly since the year 2000, according to a research letter published in JAMA
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Cancer diagnosis increases risk for mental disorders, psychiatric medication use

April 28, 2016
Patients diagnosed with cancer faced an increased risk for common mental disorders — such as depression, anxiety and stress reaction/adjustment disorder —…
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VIDEO: Tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes may predict response to immunotherapy in breast cancer

April 28, 2016
Determining which tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes may predict response to immunotherapy among patients with breast cancer, and identifying biomarkers that indicate cell…
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The Patient with Severe Leukocytosis

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Currently five tyrosine kinase inhibitors are available for use in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML)…
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VIDEO: CAR-T cell therapy may target EGFR variant III in glioblastoma

April 26, 2016
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The Patient with Multiple Ecchymoses

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Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia is a rare, inherited bleeding disorder that results from a mutation in αIIbß3, an integrin…
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