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FDA issues warnings about fraudulent cancer treatments

April 25, 2017

The FDA issued warning letters to 14 U.S. companies that the agency contends are selling products fraudulently claimed to prevent, diagnose, treat or cure cancer.

The products — typically marketed and sold on websites or social media platforms — have not received FDA approval.

Medical groups support March for Science

April 19, 2017
More than two dozen of the world’s leading medical and scientific organizations pledged their support for this weekend’s March for Science. The march will be…
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Screening rates have increased for colorectal cancer, but not for breast, cervical cancers

April 17, 2017
More adults underwent recommended colorectal cancer screening in 2015 than adults did in 2000, according to an analysis of the 2015 National Health Interview Survey…
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Ethnic disparities persist in use of guideline-based care for cervical cancer

April 17, 2017
Black and Hispanic women with cervical cancer were less likely than white women to receive treatment that follows national guidelines, according to a retrospective study…
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The Identification and Management of Immune-related Adverse Events in Patients with Cancer: Practice Essentials for Emergency Medicine Providers

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb.

The incorporation of immunotherapies, especially the immune checkpoint inhibitors, into treatment regimens for patients…
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Immuno-Oncology Forum: Focus on Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

This activity is supported by educational grants from Bristol-Myers Squibb; Genentech, Inc.; and Merck & Co., Inc.

Lung cancer accounts for 27% of all cancer deaths in the United States, making it the leading cause of cancer…
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FDA issues warnings about fraudulent cancer treatments

April 25, 2017
The FDA issued warning letters to 14 U.S. companies that the agency contends are selling products fraudulently claimed to prevent, diagnose, treat or…

Medical groups support March for Science

April 19, 2017
More than two dozen of the world’s leading medical and scientific organizations pledged their support for this weekend’s March for…

In the Journals Plus

Screening rates have increased for colorectal cancer, but not for breast, cervical cancers

April 17, 2017
More adults underwent recommended colorectal cancer screening in 2015 than adults did in 2000, according to an analysis of the 2015 National Health…

In the Journals Plus

Ethnic disparities persist in use of guideline-based care for cervical cancer

April 17, 2017
Black and Hispanic women with cervical cancer were less likely than white women to receive treatment that follows national guidelines, according to a…

Patient education pivotal when recommending palliative care

April 12, 2017
Patients with cancer who are educated about the benefits of palliative care are more likely to consider incorporating it into their treatment…

Radiation oncologist joins Loyola University Health System board

April 11, 2017
William S. Small, Jr., MD, FACRO, FACR, FASTRO, chair of the department of radiation oncology at Loyola University Health System, has been named to…

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Physician-aided deaths continue to rise in Oregon

April 6, 2017
The number of prescriptions written for physician-aided deaths in Oregon has increased annually since it became the first state to enact the Death…

High-risk HPV prevalent among US adults

April 6, 2017
Roughly one in four men and one in five women in the United States have a high-risk form of genital HPV, according to CDC estimates. The proportion…

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ASCO: Coordinated effort needed to provide high-quality care to sexual and gender minorities

April 5, 2017
Sexual and gender minorities diagnosed with cancer may encounter specific challenges, including discrimination and greater risks for anxiety and…

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Incidence of certain cancers expected to decline among HIV–positive individuals

April 5, 2017
The burden of cancer in HIV–positive patients is projected to decrease by 2030, mostly driven by declines in non-Hodgkin lymphoma and Kaposi…

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