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Model used to estimate link between radiation, cancer must be re-evaluated

Model used to estimate link between radiation, cancer must be re-evaluated
May 29, 2016

Previous investigations conducted by the founders of the linear no-threshold model with respect to genetic effects and carcinogenesis represent “one of the greatest misapprehensions and oversight failures within the scientific research community,” according to authors of a study review published in American Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Five updates for World Blood Cancer Day

May 28, 2016
DKMS, an international nonprofit organization, founded World Blood Cancer Day in 2014.World Blood Cancer Day — observed on May 28 — is designed to raise…
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Economic crisis, unemployment rates drive excess cancer deaths

May 27, 2016
The 2008 to 2010 global economic crisis appeared associated with 260,000 excess cancer deaths in member states of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and…
In the Journals

OS comparable between Dovitinib, Nexavar for advanced HCC

May 27, 2016
The overall survival and safety rates were similar between patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma treated with Dovitinib vs. Nexavar, according to published…
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Refined dosing strategies may improve perioperative treatment of patients with hemophilia A

May 27, 2016
Efforts to refine perioperative Factor VIII dosing for patients with hemophilia A based on blood group, age and other individual characteristics may improve quality of…
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Updates from Vienna 2015 – Highlights in Hematologic Malignancies

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

The management of patients with hematologic malignancies—from diagnosis to treatment decisions—can represent a…
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VIDEO: Midostaurin, other agents represent therapeutic advances for AML

May 9, 2016
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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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