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Total-body photography may reduce melanoma worry in patients with atypical mole syndrome

November 26, 2014

The use of total-body digital photography may reduce concerns about melanoma development among patients with atypical mole syndrome, according to study results.

Molly S. Moye, MD, of the department of dermatology at Emory University, and colleagues evaluated 138 patients seen at pigmented lesion clinics at Emory (n=93) and the University of Arizona (n=45).

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Researchers identify factors associated with hypocalcemia after thyroidectomy

November 25, 2014
A low postoperative intact parathyroid hormone level, female gender and presence of malignant neoplasm all independently predicted hypocalcemia after total…
In the Journals

Combined-modality treatment effective for muscle-invasive bladder cancer

November 25, 2014
Patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer who underwent bladder-preserving combined-modality therapy experienced disease-specific survival comparable to that…
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Gleason score associated with time to development of neuroendocrine prostate cancer

November 25, 2014
Gleason scores among patients with conventional prostatic adenocarcinoma was significantly associated with time to development of treatment-related neuroendocrine…
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Biopsies more costly, less effective in lung cancer diagnosis

November 25, 2014
Biopsies were identified as the most costly tests in lung cancer diagnosis, with negative biopsies accounting for 43.1% of total diagnostic costs, according to study…
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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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Risk stratification guidelines help determine treatment for thyroid cancer

November 11, 2014
Fabian Pitoia, MD,  head of the thyroid section of the division of endocrinology at the Hospital de Clinicas of…
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Targeted Therapy and Immunotherapy in the Management of Metastatic Melanoma: 2014 Updates

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Melanoma remains a challenging condition for clinicians. An array of targeted therapies and immunotherapy are in…
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