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VIDEO: Smoking cessation more beneficial than lung cancer screening

May 23, 2016

WASHINGTON — David E. Midthun, MD, FACP, professor of medicine and director of the lung cancer screening program at Mayo Clinic, discussed various aspects of lung cancer screening here at the annual American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting.

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Lower vitamin D levels associated with worse outcomes in melanoma

May 23, 2016
Lower levels of vitamin D correlated with poorer outcomes in patients with melanoma, according to prospective study results.Prior research showed elevated
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HIV patients less likely to receive treatment for many cancers

May 23, 2016
An analysis of more than 2 million U.S. cancer patients suggested that those with HIV are less likely to receive cancer treatment, regardless of insurance status or…

‘Surge’ in unnecessary CT scans significantly increases cancer risks

May 23, 2016
A single standard CT scan may increase the risk for fatal cancer in one of every 2,000 patients, according to FDA data.Repeat or excessive exposure to ionizing radiation…
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Alcohol intake increases risk for HCC in patients with HCV-related cirrhosis

May 23, 2016
Alcohol consumption — including light-to-moderate — was associated with an increased risk for hepatocellular carcinoma among patients with hepatitis C virus…
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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: Wide array of therapeutic options in myeloma a ‘wonderful problem’ for hematologists

May 19, 2016
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NSCLC Treatment on Target: Examining New Evidence and Advances

This activity is supported by educational grants from Genentech, Inc. and Merck & Co., Inc.

Globally, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Eighty-five percent of lung cancers are non-small…
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