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VIDEO: Smoking cessation more beneficial than lung cancer screening

May 23, 2016

WASHINGTON — David E. Midthun, MD, FACP, professor of medicine and director of the lung cancer screening program at Mayo Clinic, discussed various aspects of lung cancer screening here at the annual American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting.

‘Surge’ in unnecessary CT scans significantly increases cancer risks

May 23, 2016
A single standard CT scan may increase the risk for fatal cancer in one of every 2,000 patients, according to FDA data.Repeat or excessive exposure to ionizing radiation…
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Lifestyle changes can reduce cancer incidence, mortality

May 20, 2016
The adoption of healthy lifestyle practices may prevent a large proportion of cancers and reduce cancer mortality in the United States, according to results of a…
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Precision medicine approach improves outcomes in phase 1 trials

May 19, 2016
Patients treated in phase 1 trials designed with a biomarker-based approach for treatment selection demonstrated higher response rates and longer PFS, according to…
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The Patient with Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

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Castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) is a heterogeneous condition that encompasses a continuum of disease…
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VIDEO: American Cancer Society's recommendations on breast cancer screening

May 16, 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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VIDEO: Smoking cessation more beneficial than lung cancer screening

May 23, 2016
WASHINGTON — David E. Midthun, MD, FACP, professor of medicine and director of the lung cancer screening program at Mayo Clinic, discussed…

‘Surge’ in unnecessary CT scans significantly increases cancer risks

May 23, 2016
A single standard CT scan may increase the risk for fatal cancer in one of every 2,000 patients, according to FDA data.Repeat or excessive exposure…

In the JournalsPerspective

Lifestyle changes can reduce cancer incidence, mortality

May 20, 2016
The adoption of healthy lifestyle practices may prevent a large proportion of cancers and reduce cancer mortality in the United States, according to…

Meeting News CoveragePerspective

Precision medicine approach improves outcomes in phase 1 trials

May 19, 2016
Patients treated in phase 1 trials designed with a biomarker-based approach for treatment selection demonstrated higher response rates and longer…

Six recent studies highlight continued disparities in cancer care

May 18, 2016
Despite significant advances in cancer prevention, screening and treatment, considerable disparities remain.These disparities can be based on several…

Congressional subcommittee debates Medicare Part B demonstration project

May 17, 2016
The U.S. House Energy Subcommittee on Health today held a hearing to offer doctor and patient perspectives on planned changes to the Medicare Part B…

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VIDEO: American Cancer Society's recommendations on breast cancer screening

May 16, 2016
WASHINGTON – The American Cancer Society recommends screening for breast cancer beginning at age 45 years, although women aged 40 to 44 should…

In the Journals

Oophorectomy may increase colorectal cancer risk

May 12, 2016

In the Journals

MS drug mitoxantrone may increase colorectal cancer risk

May 11, 2016
Patients with multiple sclerosis treated with mitoxantrone may face an increased risk for colorectal cancer, according to the results of a…

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FDA extends authority over e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco

May 5, 2016
The FDA today extended its regulatory authority over all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars and hookah tobacco, prohibiting retailers…

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