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ADT increases risk for cardiovascular disease in men with prostate cancer

March 5, 2015

Patients with prostate cancer who received androgen-deprivation therapy demonstrated an increased risk for cardiovascular disease, according to study results.

Men with a previous history of cardiovascular events were at a particularly increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) with androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT), results showed.

Guido Marcucci, MD Institution Notes

Physician-researcher joins City of Hope

March 5, 2015
Guido Marcucci, MD, a renowned physician and researcher, has accepted a leadership appointment at City of Hope’s new Hematologic Malignancies and Stem Cell…
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NCI director to step down March 31

March 5, 2015
Harold Varmus, MD, who has served as director of the NCI for the past 5 years, will step down at the end of this month.“I take this step with a mixture of regret…
Zhiyuan Zheng, PhD In the Journals

Despite clinical success, laparoscopic colectomy underused in colon cancer treatment

March 5, 2015
Laparoscopic colectomy has shown superiority in clinical trials to open colectomy, but most physicians still choose open resection as the standard of surgical care for…

SCOTUS hears arguments over tax credits for subsidies under ACA

March 4, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court today began hearing oral arguments in King vs. Burwell, a case that will determine whether the Internal Revenue Service may extend tax-credit…
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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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MET targeting, PD-L1/PD-1 inhibition highlight recent developments in genitourinary oncology

February 11, 2015
Derek Raghavan, MD, PhD, FACP, FRACP, FASCO, president of Levine Cancer Institute at Carolinas HealthCare System and…
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Treatment Decision-Making through the Spectrum of MDS:
Case 2 High 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 to…
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