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Vitamin A supplementation may improve outcomes after pediatric bone marrow transplant

May 22, 2017
Lower levels of vitamin A promoted gastrointestinal graft-versus-host disease in children following hematopoietic stem cell transplant, according to…
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Thyroid surgery complications more common than previously believed

May 22, 2017
Thyroid surgery-specific complications developed within 1 year of thyroid surgery in 12% of adults with differentiated or medullary thyroid cancer…

Cybersecurity expert: 5 things physicians should consider to help protect data

May 22, 2017
In this guest commentary, Zuly Gonzalez, co-founder and CEO of Light Point Security and former cybersecurity expert at the National Security

Q&A: Why health care remains a target to cyberattacks like WannaCry

May 22, 2017
Earlier this month, hackers executed a worldwide ransomware attack that has impacted more than 100 countries and infected tens of thousands of…
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Elderly black patients more likely to develop colorectal cancer

May 22, 2017
The risk for interval colorectal cancer was 31% greater in elderly black patients enrolled in Medicare than in white patients, with a more noticeable…
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Circumcised men at twice the risk for cancer-causing HPV, study shows

May 22, 2017
Circumcised men should be as vigilant in preventing oncogenic HPV infection as those who are uncircumcised, new research suggests. Circumcised…
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Travel to academic centers improves pancreatic cancer survival

May 22, 2017
Patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma who traveled from urban or rural counties to receive surgical care at academic centers demonstrated…
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Lack of transfusion capabilities linked to underuse of hospice for blood cancers

May 22, 2017
Hematologic oncologists appeared to value hospice but may be concerned about the adequacy of services like transfusion for patients with blood…
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Two doses of HPV vaccine effectively prevent genital warts

May 22, 2017
Two doses of HPV vaccine gave girls aged 9 to 14 years as much protection as three doses against genital warts, and both regimens provided…
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Younger age linked to poorer survival from second cancers

May 22, 2017
Younger age at the time of a second primary malignant neoplasm diagnosis appeared linked to worse survival outcomes among cancer survivors, according…
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Normal weight in childhood lowers males' risk for adult colon cancer

May 22, 2017
Overweight boys are at increased risk for adult colon cancer compared with normal-weight boys; however, achieving a healthy weight by young adulthood…
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Physician-patient communication critical to prompting medical care

May 22, 2017
Patient decisions about asking for medical help seem to be influenced by the listening skills of physicians, indicating that improving doctor’s…

National repository offers ‘endless’ potential for hemophilia research

May 22, 2017
A new national research repository has been created to advance the understanding of hemophilia. My Life, Our Future Research Repository —…

Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO to present awards

May 21, 2017
The Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO announced the recipients of its Special Merit Awards. Conquer Cancer Foundation Merit Awards support oncology…

Fox Chase Cancer Center appoints assistant professor of thoracic surgery

May 20, 2017
Roman Petrov, MD, will join the Fox Chase Cancer Center faculty as assistant professor in the division of thoracic surgery. Petrov also will serve…
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Perioperative interruption of direct oral anticoagulants safe, effective

May 19, 2017
Direct oral anticoagulant interruption before a procedure or surgery using a strategy that considered half-life and procedural bleeding risk appeared…
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Liver tumor sizes at criteria margins may be subject to inaccurate reports

May 19, 2017
Researchers found evidence suggesting that tumor sizes at the margins of hepatocellular carcinoma-related transplantation criteria may be subject to…

Seven updates in neuro-oncology

May 19, 2017
The National Brain Tumor Society is calling for volunteers, patients, families, public policy advocates and physicians to act and join the…
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Microneedle-assisted photodynamic therapy shows efficacy in actinic keratoses

May 19, 2017
Microneedle pretreatment combined with photodynamic therapy showed efficacy when treating patients with actinic keratoses, and provides a shorter…

Most doctors disapprove of Trump approach to health care

May 19, 2017
A new survey shows that the majority of U.S. doctors do not like President Donald J. Trump’s job performance when it comes to health care…
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