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Incidence of high-grade cervical lesions has declined due to screening, vaccination

June 30, 2015

The incidence of high-grade cervical lesions has decreased in young women in the U.S. since the approval of HPV vaccines, according to study results.

However, this reduction may also be a reflection of changes to cervical cancer screening recommendations, researchers said. In the previous decade, the recommended age to commence cervical cancer screening was increased to 21 years and screening intervals have lengthened.

No association found between secondary osteosarcoma, chondroblastic subtype In the Journals

No association found between secondary osteosarcoma, chondroblastic subtype

June 30, 2015
No association was found between secondary osteosarcoma and chondroblastic subtype, according to study results.Researchers performed a retrospective chart review and…
In the Journals

Online searches for melanoma, skin cancer increase in summer

June 30, 2015
Online searches for the terms melanoma and skin cancer increased during each summer over a 5-year period, according to a recently published report.Researchers used…
In the Journals

HSCT improves survival for older patients with multiple myeloma

June 30, 2015
Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation improved OS for elderly patients with multiple myeloma in the real-world setting, according to results of a SEER…
Steven A. Narod, MD, FRCPC In the Journals

PALB2 mutations may increase risk for breast cancer mortality

June 29, 2015
Women harboring a PALB2 mutation face an increased risk for breast cancer and a potentially increased risk for breast cancer mortality compared with non-carriers…
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Hematology Oncology Case Consults

Diagnosis and Management of Hemophilia

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of the patient with hemophilia supplemented with a case…
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VIDEO: Complete lymph node dissection does not improve outcomes in SLNB-positive melanoma

VIDEO: Complete lymph node dissection does not improve outcomes in SLNB-positive melanoma

June 19, 2015
CHICAGO — Vernon K. Sondak, MD, chair of the department of cutaneous oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center and a…
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Tailored Therapies for Myelodysplastic Syndromes

Tailored Therapies for Myelodysplastic Syndromes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Celgene Corporation.

Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) represent a group of myeloid clonal hemopathies with heterogeneous clinical…
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