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VIDEO: Physicians have ‘3 main opportunities’ to reduce colorectal cancer in younger patients

February 10, 2016

As the prevalence of colorectal cancer rises “slowly and steadily” among patients under the age of 50 years, clinicians have three major opportunities to reduce the disease in this population, according to Matthew Kalady, MD, a colorectal surgeon at Cleveland Clinic.

Hereditary cancer foundation launches Lynch Syndrome patient registry

February 10, 2016
AliveAndKickn has announced the launch of the HEROIC Registry, a genetic database for people with Lynch Syndrome to share data and further research, according to a press…
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Obesity linked to poor outcomes in acute promyelocytic leukemia

February 10, 2016
Obesity appeared significantly associated with shorter DFS and OS among adult patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia, according to a pooled analysis of four clinical…
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FDA places full clinical hold on pacritinib

February 10, 2016
The FDA has placed a full clinical hold on studies that involve pacritinib, an oral tyrosine kinase inhibitor in development for the treatment of patients with…
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Palliative care reduces financial burden of patients with advanced cancer, comorbidities

February 10, 2016
The immediate initiation of palliative care among hospitalized patients with incurable cancers and chronic comorbid conditions resulted in significant hospital cost…
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The Patient with Lymphadenopathy

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Castleman’s disease is a rare lymphoproliferative disorder that is characterized by enlargement of 1 (unicentric) or…
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VIDEO: Novel prediction model accurately determines survival in gastric cancer

February 5, 2016
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Optimizing the Management of Metastatic Melanoma: Clinical Insights for Selecting First-line Therapy

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The incidence of melanoma is continuing to increase worldwide. In recent years, the treatment landscape for this…
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