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Higher UV radiation linked to increased prevalence of nonmelanoma skin cancers

August 20, 2014

Higher mean daily UV radiation was associated with increased non-melanoma skin cancer incidence rates, according to study findings.

Researchers systematically reviewed 40 peer-reviewed articles published from 1978 to 2012 that provided age- and sex-specific and incidence data for non-melanoma skin cancers in white populations worldwide.

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Regular transfusions reduced stroke recurrence in pediatric sickle cell anemia

August 20, 2014
Children with sickle cell anemia who underwent regular blood-transfusion therapy experienced fewer recurrences of cerebral infarct, according to results of a…
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High-mitotic rate melanoma linked to patient, tumor characteristics

August 20, 2014
Melanomas with higher mitotic rates occurred more frequently in men and in individuals aged older than 70 years, according to results of a cross-sectional study.These…
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Decision to undergo post-mastectomy breast reconstruction varied significantly by race, age

August 20, 2014
Rates of post-mastectomy breast reconstruction have remained stable over time and largely appear to reflect patient demand, according to results of a SEER…
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The state of the science: Starting a dialogue about HSCT

HemOnc Today, June 10, 2014
William Wood, MD
In 2013, Science magazine designated cancer immunotherapy as its breakthrough of the year.
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Docetaxel plus ADT improved OS in metastatic prostate cancer

June 24, 2014
CHICAGO — Donald L. Trump, MD, FACP, president and CEO at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and HemOnc Today
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