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Mood, quality of life worse in newly diagnosed incurable cancer

June 23, 2017

Awareness of prognosis appeared associated with worse mood and quality of life among patients newly diagnosed with incurable cancer, study data showed.

Researchers suggested including coping strategies in future efforts to improve patients’ adaptive coping strategies.

Focused Ultrasound Foundation, Cancer Research Institute partner to advance immunotherapy research

June 23, 2017
Focused Ultrasound Foundation and Cancer Research Institute will partner to advance the research and development of new focused ultrasound and cancer immunotherapy…

Senate health care bill takes slower approach to House bill, expert concerns persist

June 22, 2017
The Senate health care bill, released to the public today, maintains much from the version the House passed May 4, 2017, but presents some key changes such as a slower…
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Cost of hospital-based end-of-life care high for elderly with brain tumors

June 22, 2017
Hospital-based end-of-life care for elderly patients with malignant brain tumors is associated with up to $16,000 in expenses, according to a research letter published…
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What's Hot in Melanoma? Highlights from the HemOnc Today Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies 2017 Meeting

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

The development and integration of targeted therapies, as well as immunotherapies, into clinical strategies for the…
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VIDEO: Expert identifies new ways to improve profitability

March 2, 2017
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Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges in Von Willebrand Disease

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

With the significant variability in the subtypes and clinical manifestations of von Willebrand disease (VWD), diagnosis…
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In the Journals Plus

Mood, quality of life worse in newly diagnosed incurable cancer

June 23, 2017
Awareness of prognosis appeared associated with worse mood and quality of life among patients newly diagnosed with incurable cancer, study data

Focused Ultrasound Foundation, Cancer Research Institute partner to advance immunotherapy research

June 23, 2017
Focused Ultrasound Foundation and Cancer Research Institute will partner to advance the research and development of new focused ultrasound and cancer…

Senate health care bill takes slower approach to House bill, expert concerns persist

June 22, 2017
The Senate health care bill, released to the public today, maintains much from the version the House passed May 4, 2017, but presents some key…

In the Journals Plus

Cost of hospital-based end-of-life care high for elderly with brain tumors

June 22, 2017
Hospital-based end-of-life care for elderly patients with malignant brain tumors is associated with up to $16,000 in expenses, according to a…

In the Journals Plus

Lenvatinib improves OS in older patients with differentiated thyroid cancer

June 22, 2017
Lenvatinib demonstrated higher toxicity in older patients with radioiodine-refractory differentiated thyroid cancer, according to data from a phase

AMA supports efforts to improve substance abuse disorder coverage

June 21, 2017
Experts from four leading nonprofits in the addiction field have determined that existing legislation does not adequately protect insurance coverage…

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FDA commissioner calls for public input on lifting generic barriers

June 21, 2017
In introducing the FDA’s Drug Competition Action Plan, the commissioner announced his intent to assess ways FDA rules may be misused to create…

CMS proposes rule to increase flexibility, reduce burdens

June 21, 2017
CMS recently issued a proposed rule to update the Quality Payment Program as required by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 to…

In the Journals

State medical licensing board questions may discourage physicians from addressing their mental health

June 21, 2017
Medical license application questions are still not treating mental and physical illness the same, and this could be impacting a physician’s…

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Malnutrition ‘almost epidemic’ among patients with advanced cancer

HemOnc Today, June 25, 2017
Malnutrition is one of the most common — and most serious — side effects of cancer and its treatment. The condition affects up to 80% of…

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