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Inflammation-based scores failed to predict HCC recurrence after liver transplant

November 28, 2014

Multiple inflammation scores were not associated with an increased risk for hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence after liver transplantation, according to study data.

“Inflammatory-based scores do not predict the recurrence of [HCC] post-liver transplantation in patients with tumors within the Milan criteria,” researcher Emmanuel Tsochatzis MD, MSc, FEBTM, PhD, of the UCL Institute for Liver and Digestive Health, Royal Free Hospital, London, told

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American Thyroid Association elects board members

November 28, 2014
The American Thyroid Association installed new board members during its 84th annual meeting in Coronado, Calif.Robert C. Smallridge, MD, will serve as president…
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Upfront laryngectomy may improve survival in advanced-stage laryngeal cancer

November 27, 2014
A single academic center that frequently performed surgical therapy for patients with advanced-stage laryngeal cancer reported a higher rate of 5-year survival among its…
In the Journals

Age-related clonal hematopoiesis increased risk for hematologic malignancies

November 26, 2014
Somatic mutations that led to clonal outgrowth of hematopoietic cells occurred more frequently in older patients and were associated with an increased risk for…
In the Journals

Higher copayments linked to therapy nonadherence, discontinuation among women with breast cancer

November 26, 2014
Women with early-stage breast cancer who used generic aromatase inhibitors appeared more likely to continue and adhere to their hormone therapy regimens than women who…
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New Advances, New Options: Evaluating the Changing Landscape of Hemophilia

New Advances, New Options: Evaluating the Changing Landscape of Hemophilia to Optimize Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Biogen Idec.

The bleeding abnormalities associated with hemophilia can have devastating consequences for patients. Recent advances…
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Risk stratification guidelines help determine treatment for thyroid cancer

November 11, 2014
Fabian Pitoia, MD,  head of the thyroid section of the division of endocrinology at the Hospital de Clinicas of…
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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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