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Blood particles may help detect early-stage pancreatic cancer

July 31, 2015

Glypicin-1 circulating exosomes may serve as a biomarker for the non-invasive detection for early-stage pancreatic cancer, according to study results.

The detection of pancreatic cancer at an early stage using glypicin-1 (GPC1)-expressing circulating exosomes may lead to more effective treatment options in this population, according to researchers.

Darren Mays, PhD, MPH

Indoor tanning declines, but more melanoma prevention efforts urgently needed

July 31, 2015
Melanoma rates in the United States doubled between 1982 and 2011, according to a CDC report.“The sobering news is that, in 2011, there were more than 65,000 cases…

AAFP, ACP join nearly 600 other organizations in support of clinical data transparency

July 31, 2015
The American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians has announced their support of the AllTrials campaign, joining 595 other organizations…
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Researchers successfully transport blood samples via drones

July 31, 2015
Laboratory tests performed on blood samples flown for up to 40 minutes on hobby-sized drones yielded results comparable to those performed on samples that never left the…
Meeting Highlights

Radiation exposure from mammography screening may have been overestimated

July 31, 2015
Women receive approximately 30% less radiation during a screening mammography than previously thought, according to study results presented at the Annual Meeting of the…
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Hematology Oncology Case Consults

The Patient with Multiple Myeloma

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with multiple myeloma.
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VIDEO: 'Care paths' may help manage rising cancer costs

VIDEO: 'Care paths' may help manage rising cancer costs

June 19, 2015
CHICAGO — Brian Bolwell, MD, chairman of Taussig Cancer Institute at Cleveland Clinic, discusses an abstract on…
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Hematology Oncology Case Consults

The Patient with Melanoma

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with melanoma.
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