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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 payer status may have influenced physicians’ decision-making, researchers wrote.

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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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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 initiative to…
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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 Prevention…
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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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Treatment Decision-Making through the Spectrum of MDS: Case 1 Low 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 MDS…
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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…
figure 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…
figure 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…
Institution Notes

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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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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H. pylori eradication reduced gastric cancer incidence

July 23, 2014
Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy reduced the incidence of gastric cancer in asymptomatic Asian patients, according to recent study data…

Top 8 lessons learned at ASCO 2014

June 25, 2014
The theme of this year’s ASCO Annual Meeting, “Science and Society,” emphasized patient-centered focus — looking at the full…
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