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Aspirin for primary prevention of CVD, cancer did not benefit most women

December 12, 2014

Use of low-dose aspirin for primary prevention of CVD and cancer was ineffective or harmful in a majority of women, according to new data from the Women’s Health Study.

However, researchers found that selective treatment of women aged at least 65 years may be beneficial.

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HPV vaccination rates among girls lowest in states with highest cervical cancer rates

November 20, 2014
The percentage of girls who receive HPV vaccinations is considerably lower in states that have higher rates of cervical cancer incidence and mortality, according to…
In the Journals

Few physicians routinely recommend HPV vaccine to boys

October 13, 2014
Fewer than 15% of physicians routinely recommend HPV vaccination to male patients, according to study results.Permissive guidelines, financial considerations and patient…
Carol Fakhry In the Journals

Current tobacco use linked to oral HPV-16 infection

October 7, 2014
Tobacco users demonstrated twice the risk for oral HPV-16 infection than former tobacco users or never users, according to study results.HPV-16, a sexually transmitted…
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High Risk AAMDS

Treatment Decision-Making through the Spectrum of MDS:
Case 2 High Risk MDS

An educational presentation from Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation.

MDS is a difficult disease to diagnose and treat. Frequently it is challenging for healthcare providers to explain to…
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Stem Cell Transplant for AAMDS

Treatment Decision-Making through the Spectrum of MDS:
Case 3 Stem Cell Transplant for MDS

An educational presentation from Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation.

MDS is a difficult disease to diagnose and treat. Frequently it is challenging for healthcare providers to explain to…
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In the Journals

Aspirin for primary prevention of CVD, cancer did not benefit most women

December 12, 2014
Use of low-dose aspirin for primary prevention of CVD and cancer was ineffective or harmful in a majority of women, according to new data from the…
Meeting News Coverage

HPV vaccination rates among girls lowest in states with highest cervical cancer rates

November 20, 2014
The percentage of girls who receive HPV vaccinations is considerably lower in states that have higher rates of cervical cancer incidence and…
In the Journals

Few physicians routinely recommend HPV vaccine to boys

October 13, 2014
Fewer than 15% of physicians routinely recommend HPV vaccination to male patients, according to study results.Permissive guidelines, financial…
Carol Fakhry In the Journals

Current tobacco use linked to oral HPV-16 infection

October 7, 2014
Tobacco users demonstrated twice the risk for oral HPV-16 infection than former tobacco users or never users, according to study results.HPV-16, a…
Clifford Hudis In the Journals

ASCO issues policy statement targeting obesity–cancer link

October 3, 2014
ASCO has released a position statement outlining the society’s commitment to reducing the effect of obesity on cancer and establishing a multipronged…
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AACR presents research award

October 1, 2014
Graham A. Colditz, MD, DrPH, received the American Association for Cancer Research’s 2014 AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cancer…
In the Journals

E-cigarettes emitted fewer carcinogenic particulates, higher toxic metals

September 19, 2014
Secondhand smoke from electronic cigarettes contained significantly fewer organic carcinogen emissions than tobacco-containing cigarettes, according…
In the Journals

Vitamin E, selenium have scant effect on cataract in men

September 18, 2014
Daily selenium and/or vitamin E supplementation is unlikely to have a significant impact on the onset and progression of age-related cataract in men…
In the Journals

Bivalent HPV vaccine immunogenic, safe

August 20, 2014
The HPV-16/18 AS04-adjuvanted vaccine demonstrated efficacy and immunogenicity without any safety concerns, according to recent study results…
In the JournalsPerspective

Higher BMI increased risk for 10 common cancers

August 13, 2014
Higher BMI increased individuals’ risks for 10 common cancers, according to results of a population-based cohort study conducted in the United…
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