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Cardiorespiratory fitness levels predict risk for cancer diagnosis, mortality

March 26, 2015

Middle-aged men with a high cardiorespiratory fitness level displayed decreased risks for lung and colon cancers, as well as a decreased risk for cancer-related death if diagnosed later in life, according to results of a prospective, observational analysis.

However, high fitness levels were not associated with a decreased risk for prostate cancer, the study researchers also found.

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Antineoplastons as adjuvant therapy improve survival rate after hepatectomy

March 26, 2015
In a phase 2 clinical trial, antineoplastons, such as A10 injection and AS2-1, were a useful form of adjunctive therapy after hepatic arterial infusion, and improved…
Parenchymal preservation reduces mortality after hepatectomy In the Journals

Parenchymal preservation reduces mortality after hepatectomy

March 18, 2015
Parenchymal preservation reduced mortality rate and complications in patients who underwent hepatectomy for malignancies, according to newly published data. …

Colorectal cancer screening legislation introduced in House and Senate

March 18, 2015
The Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act (H.R. 1220 and S. 624) was introduced in the House and Senate this month, according to a press release. This…
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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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Low Risk AAMDS

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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Susan G. Lakoski, MD, MS In the Journals

Cardiorespiratory fitness levels predict risk for cancer diagnosis, mortality

March 26, 2015
Middle-aged men with a high cardiorespiratory fitness level displayed decreased risks for lung and colon cancers, as well as a decreased risk for…
In the Journals

Antineoplastons as adjuvant therapy improve survival rate after hepatectomy

March 26, 2015
In a phase 2 clinical trial, antineoplastons, such as A10 injection and AS2-1, were a useful form of adjunctive therapy after hepatic arterial…
Parenchymal preservation reduces mortality after hepatectomy In the Journals

Parenchymal preservation reduces mortality after hepatectomy

March 18, 2015
Parenchymal preservation reduced mortality rate and complications in patients who underwent hepatectomy for malignancies, according to newly…

Colorectal cancer screening legislation introduced in House and Senate

March 18, 2015
The Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act (H.R. 1220 and S. 624) was introduced in the House and Senate this month, according to a…
Andrew T. Chan, MD, MPH In the Journals

Effect of aspirin, NSAIDS on colorectal cancer risk differs by genetic variables

March 17, 2015
Use of aspirin or NSAIDs is associated with a reduced risk for colorectal cancer, although the extent of the risk reduction varied based on genetic…
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CA-IX predicts poor survival in resectable hepatocellular carcinoma

March 12, 2015
Carbonic anhydrase IX, or CA-IX, expression was a crucial prognostic factor in predicting overall survival and disease-free survival in resectable…
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80% adherence to colorectal cancer screening could prevent 200,000 deaths by 2030

March 12, 2015
If 80% of Americans underwent recommended colorectal cancer screening, nearly 280,000 new cancer cases and more than 200,000 cancer deaths could be…
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Germline TP53 mutations detected in patients with early-onset colorectal cancer

March 12, 2015
Patients with early-onset colorectal cancer who lacked clinical features of Li-Fraumeni syndrome had germline TP53 mutations, according to findings…
Davendra P.S. Sohal, MD, MPH In the Journals

Clinical, laboratory parameters predict early pancreatic adenocarcinoma mortality

March 10, 2015
Patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma who had a high Khorana score or elevated blood urea nitrogen at baseline demonstrated a significantly greater…
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Vegetarian diet associated with lower risk for colorectal cancer

March 9, 2015
Vegetarian diets are linked to a lower incidence of colorectal cancer, according to recent study data.To evaluate whether vegetarian dietary patterns…
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