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Maternal birthplace may affect offspring cancer risk

April 29, 2016

The children of Hispanic mothers born outside the United States appeared to have reduced risk for several cancers, including glioma, astrocytoma, neuroblastoma and Wilms’ tumor, according to results of a population-based case–control study.

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Fewer blood transfusions used for major oncologic abdominal surgery

April 29, 2016
Fewer perioperative blood transfusions have occurred for oncologic abdominal surgery over the last 9 years, according to results of a retrospective review of a…
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Physicians who do not certify more likely to receive disciplinary actions

April 28, 2016
An analysis of data sets found that 95% of internal medicine residents achieve certification through the American Board of Internal Medicine, according to findings…
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VIDEO: Multivitamin use before breast cancer diagnosis may reduce peripheral neuropathy risk

April 28, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Multivitamin supplement use appeared associated with a reduced risk for
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Monthly cost of oral cancer drugs rises steadily over time

April 28, 2016
The cost of oral cancer drugs in their first year on the market has increased significantly since the year 2000, according to a research letter published in JAMA
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World Lung Updates: Immunotherapy in NSCLC

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

Globally, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) accounts for…
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VIDEO: Tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes may predict response to immunotherapy in breast cancer

April 28, 2016
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Optimizing the Use of Targeted Therapy in Advanced Melanoma: Where We Are and Where We Are Going

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. Historically, treatment options have been limited for patients with…
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