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More studies urged in managing posttreatment fatigue in thyroid cancer

December 17, 2014

A paucity of reliable trials exists to guide evidence-based management of posttreatment fatigue in thyroid cancer survivors, according to a systematic review published in Thyroid.

“Prospective observational and long-term outcome randomized controlled trials in the management of persistent posttreatment fatigue of thyroid cancer survivors are needed,” researchers from Canada wrote.

Diagnostic lineage test differentiated independent primary NSCLC tumors from metastatic disease In the Journals

Diagnostic lineage test differentiated independent primary NSCLC tumors from metastatic disease

December 17, 2014
An analysis of genomic rearrangements detected by a diagnostic lineage test helped determine whether multiple non–small cell lung cancer tumors were independent…
FDA approvals

FDA expands approval of Cyramza to include aggressive NSCLC

December 17, 2014
The FDA expanded the approved use of ramucirumab to include use in combination with docetaxel for second-line treatment of patients with metastatic non–small cell…
Jean M. Weigert, MD, FACR Meeting News Coverage

Ultrasound improved cancer detection in women with dense breasts

December 17, 2014
SAN ANTONIO — Women with dense breasts who underwent ultrasound had cancers detected that were missed during screening mammography, according to results of a…
In the Journals

Entecavir decreased HBV incidence, reactivation in patients undergoing R-CHOP for lymphoma

December 16, 2014
In a new phase 3 study, patients seropositive for the hepatitis B surface antigen with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma who underwent chemotherapy with rituximab plus CHOP…
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CME CNE
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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Meeting News Coverage Video
WINS: Lower dietary fat intake reduced mortality in patients with early-stage breast cancer

WINS: Lower dietary fat intake reduced mortality in patients with early-stage breast cancer

December 12, 2014
SAN ANTONIO — Anees B. Chagpar, MD, MSc, MPH, MA, FRCS(C), FACS, director of the Breast Center at Smilow Cancer…
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CME
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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