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FDA issues warning letter against tobacco manufacturers for ‘additive-free’ and ‘natural’ claims

August 27, 2015

The FDA has issued warning letters to three tobacco manufacturers that list cigarettes as “additive-free” and “natural” on the products’ labeling, according to a press release.

The companies that received the letters include:

Lorenzo Cohen, PhD

Stress and cancer: Mindfulness is pivotal component to improve outcomes

August 24, 2015
Stress hormones are released when the body responds to physical, mental or emotional pressures.These stress hormones — such as epinephrine and

MedImmune acquires Inovio HPV cancer treatment for $700 million

August 15, 2015
Inovio Pharmaceuticals has begun collaboration and sold the exclusive rights to an HPV types 16 and 18 vaccine to MedImmune, the biologics research and development arm…
Thomas Imperiale In the Journals

Average-risk individuals may benefit from screening tools other than colonoscopy

August 10, 2015
A clinical scoring test designed to determine risk for advanced neoplasia may help practitioners identify individuals who can safely consider non-colonoscopy approaches…
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The Patient with Invasive Breast Cancer

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with invasive breast cancer.
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Hematology Oncology Case Consults

The Patient with Multiple Myeloma

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FDA issues warning letter against tobacco manufacturers for ‘additive-free’ and ‘natural’ claims

August 27, 2015
The FDA has issued warning letters to three tobacco manufacturers that list cigarettes as “additive-free” and “natural” on…
Lorenzo Cohen, PhD

Stress and cancer: Mindfulness is pivotal component to improve outcomes

August 24, 2015
Stress hormones are released when the body responds to physical, mental or emotional pressures.These stress hormones — such as epinephrine and…

MedImmune acquires Inovio HPV cancer treatment for $700 million

August 15, 2015
Inovio Pharmaceuticals has begun collaboration and sold the exclusive rights to an HPV types 16 and 18 vaccine to MedImmune, the biologics research…
Thomas Imperiale In the Journals

Average-risk individuals may benefit from screening tools other than colonoscopy

August 10, 2015
A clinical scoring test designed to determine risk for advanced neoplasia may help practitioners identify individuals who can safely consider…
In the Journals

Gay, bisexual men reportedly more likely to use indoor tanning than straight men

August 6, 2015
Gay and bisexual men were more likely to report indoor tanning compared with straight men, according to recently published study results.Researchers…
In the Journals

Number of US cancer deaths continues to rise despite decrease in cancer risk

August 5, 2015
Death rates from cancer have been declining in the United States for many years; however, the actual number of cancer deaths are predicted to…
Darren Mays, PhD, MPH

Indoor tanning declines, but more melanoma prevention efforts urgently needed

July 31, 2015
Melanoma rates in the United States doubled between 1982 and 2011, according to a CDC report.“The sobering news is that, in 2011, there were…

How does diabetes influence cancer risk?

July 27, 2015
Diabetes is known to increase the risk for various types of cancer.The association is particularly evident among individuals with type 2 diabetes.
Kilian Friedrich, MD

7 recent developments in colonoscopy

July 27, 2015
In recent weeks, numerous developments in colonoscopy have been reported by gastroenterology professional societies and in the journals, including…
Alexander C. Ford, MD In the Journals

H. pylori eradication may reduce gastric cancer incidence

July 22, 2015
Eradication of Helicobacter pylori may prevent the development of gastric cancer in healthy, asymptomatic Asian individuals, according to a recently…
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