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VIDEO: Nivolumab, pembrolizumab more effective than chemotherapy in head, neck cancer

July 30, 2016

Chemotherapy has historically been the treatment for advanced head and neck cancer, but survival has not improved significantly and response rates have remained low and short, according to Nooshin Hashemi, MD, of the University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute.

Foundation provides awards to physician–scientists

July 30, 2016
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation presented Clinical Scientist Development Awards to 17 junior physician–scientists. The recipients are between 1 and 5 years…
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One hour of physical activity offsets increased risk of death from sitting

July 29, 2016
About 60 to 75 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity negated the increased risk for death associated with sitting for 8 hours each day, according to findings…
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Edoxaban noninferior to warfarin for cancer, VTE

July 29, 2016
Edoxaban may more effectively treat venous thromboembolism and produce less clinically relevant bleeding than warfarin in patients with cancer, according to a subgroup…
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Thyroid cancer risk increases with hysterectomy

July 29, 2016
Among postmenopausal women, the risk for thyroid cancer is increased with hysterectomy regardless of oophorectomy status, according to recently published data. Use of…
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The Patient with Myelofibrosis

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Myelofibrosis is caused by abnormal stem cells in the bone marrow that cause the uncontrolled production of mature…
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VIDEO: Novel testing approaches better equip physicians to identify myeloma risks

July 16, 2016
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The Patient with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

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The management of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has evolved in the past decade, as advances are made in diagnosis…
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