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Treatment type, location influence survival outcomes for oral cavity cancer

May 26, 2015

Early stage oral cavity squamous cell cancer outcomes tended to vary according to patient demographics, tumor characteristics and treatment factors, according to the results of a retrospective analysis.

Neck dissection and treatment at academic or research centers improved survival outcomes, whereas positive margins and insurance through Medicaid or Medicare were associated with poor outcomes, results showed.

Maria E. Cabanillas, MD, FACE In the Journals

Lenvatinib shows promise for radioiodine-refractory, differentiated thyroid cancer

May 26, 2015
Patients with advanced, radioiodine-refractory, differentiated thyroid cancer demonstrated encouraging response rates and PFS when treated with lenvatinib, according to…
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Mutational load predicts progression in patients with Barrett's esophagus

May 26, 2015
Genetic mutations at several key loci predicted whether patients with Barrett’s esophagus who had no dysplasia or low-grade dysplasia at baseline would progress to…
In the Journals

Delaying cord clamping improves neurodevelopment at 4 years

May 26, 2015
While no differences were observed in full-scale IQ between infants with delayed umbilical cord clamping vs. those with early umbilical cord clamping, delayed clamping…
In the Journals

Patient demographics influence CAM use

May 26, 2015
Older patients, women and patients with some college education reported that they expected to benefit from complementary and alternative medicine as a cancer treatment…
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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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VIDEO: Updates in prostate cancer treatment options

VIDEO: Updates in prostate cancer treatment options

May 5, 2015
Robert S. DiPaola, MD, director of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, discusses various forms of prostate cancer…
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Hematology Oncology Case Consults

Diagnosis and Management of Hemophilia

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of the patient with hemophilia supplemented with a case…
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