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High breast density, BMI greatest risk factors for breast cancer

February 18, 2017

Most breast cancers among premenopausal and postmenopausal women could be attributed to high breast density and BMI, according to results of a case–control study.

These data suggest that interventions to address these factors could reduce breast cancer risk, researchers wrote.

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Medicaid expansions improved preventive care, but study finds Americans want changes to ACA

February 17, 2017
Due to insurance expansions of the Affordable Care Act, Americans were more likely to undertake preventive care, according to data published in Journal of Policy

Five articles that raise awareness about persistent clinical trial disparities

February 17, 2017
Clinical trials contribute to the overall understanding of cancer biology and help to advance treatment options and improve patient outcomes. However, gaps among…
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Gene therapy appears effective in patients with transfusion-dependent beta-thalassemia

February 17, 2017
SAN DIEGO — The infusion of a lentiviral vector containing an engineered betaA-T87Q-globin gene effectively reduced or eliminated the transfusion needs of…
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Pembrolizumab improves OS in advanced urothelial carcinoma

February 17, 2017
Second-line pembrolizumab extended OS with a low rate of adverse events compared with chemotherapy in patients with platinum-refractory advanced urothelial carcinoma…
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Toward Precision Medicine for Advanced Melanoma Management: Making the Most of Targeted Agents

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novartis.

The identification and utilization of melanoma specific biomarkers continues to be of importance for diagnosis and…
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VIDEO: Down syndrome does not affect management of pediatric ALL

January 5, 2017
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Combination Strategies in Melanoma Management: What’s New and What’s Next

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Melanoma is the sixth most common cancer in the United States and the deadliest form of skin cancer. Although it is…
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