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Smokers, women experience proptosis reduction with teprotumumab in thyroid eye disease

April 2, 2020
High-risk adults with active thyroid eye disease, such as smokers, women and older adults, experienced a reduction in outward bulging of the eye at…
In the Journals

‘Spectrum of risk’ exists for papillary thyroid carcinoma

March 17, 2020
Aggressive papillary thyroid carcinoma variants appeared associated with a wide range of survival outcomes, suggesting greater emphasis should be…
In the JournalsPerspective

Patient-reported outcomes could help guide selection of treatment for localized prostate cancer

March 2, 2020
Patient-reported adverse effect profiles 5 years after contemporary treatment for localized prostate cancer could help inform treatment choices for…
FDA News

FDA committee votes against approval of Tookad for localized prostate cancer

February 26, 2020
An FDA advisory committee today voted 2-13 against recommending approval of padeliporfin di-potassium, a minimally invasive treatment for localized…
Cover Story

New treatments offer ‘glimmers of optimism,’ possible cure for Cushing’s disease

Endocrine Today, February 2020
More than a century has passed since neurosurgeon and pathologist Harvey Cushing described the disease that would eventually bear his name, but only…

Cedars-Sinai receives $9.1 million for liver cancer research

February 8, 2020
The National Cancer Institute awarded a Cedars-Sinai team $9.1 million by to study how cancer metastasizes to the liver and finding ways to block it…

Cedars-Sinai names lung cancer specialist head of medical oncology

January 25, 2020
Karen L. Reckamp, MD, MS, has been named director of the division of medical oncology at Cedars-Sinai Cancer. Reckamp also will serve as associate…
Meeting News

Teprotumumab significantly improves proptosis in thyroid eye disease

January 18, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Patients with thyroid eye disease treated with teprotumumab demonstrated a significant reduction in proptosis compared with…
In the JournalsPerspective

Cancer mortality rate drops 29% between 1991 and 2017

January 8, 2020
Cancer mortality rates dropped by 29% between 1991 and 2017 in the United States, with a 2.2% drop between 2016 and 2017, according to according to…
Healio Hot Topic

Medical Management of IBS is Improving With Time

Healio Gastroenterology, October 2019
Mark Pimentel, MD
In my clinic, it still feels like we get countless referrals for irritable bowel syndrome. We have gained so much knowledge and obtained so many new…
Cover Story

Catheter ablation for AF: Debate continues over benefit

Cardiology Today, October 2019
The debate on the use of catheter ablation in patients with atrial fibrillation has intensified among cardiologists after results of the anticipated…

Department of Defense awards $10 million to Cedars-Sinai for pancreatic disease research

September 28, 2019
A research team led by physician-scientists from Cedars-Sinai was awarded $10 million from the Department of Defense to study risk factors and…
Cover Story

Out for Blood: Biomarkers Paving the Road to Personalized Medicine for Rheumatic Diseases

Healio Rheumatology, September 2019
There are endless idioms about blood. It is thicker than water, but one cannot get it from a stone. Truman Capote wrote about the cold version, rock…

Mayo Clinic ranked best hospital for adult gastrointestinal care

July 30, 2019
Mayo Clinic tops U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 Best Hospitals rankings for adult gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery…
In the JournalsPerspective

Cancer may be associated with broken heart syndrome

July 18, 2019
Patients with cancer had an increased risk for takotsubo syndrome, also known as broken heart syndrome, according to a study published in the…
In the JournalsPerspective

Nivolumab shows limited activity in untreated brain metastases from renal cell carcinoma

July 10, 2019
Nivolumab demonstrated limited activity among patients with untreated brain metastases from clear cell renal cell carcinoma who experienced…
In the Journals

‘First mechanistic link’ observed between World Trade Center dust exposure, prostate cancer

June 20, 2019
Changes in inflammatory and immune regulatory mechanisms after exposure to World Trade Center dust may drive prostate cancer progression among 9/11…
Meeting News

MitraClip confers mitral regurgitation reduction in two trials

June 10, 2019
Patients with HF and moderate to severe mitral regurgitation who underwent transcatheter mitral valve repair had a greater reduction of mitral…
Meeting News

Conquer Cancer Foundation presents Merit Awards at ASCO

June 6, 2019
CHICAGO — The Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO presented ASCO Annual Meeting Merit Awards to more than 100 oncology professionals. The awards…
Feature

Patient feedback can help ensure balance between cancer treatment efficacy, tolerability

March 18, 2019
Researchers have launched a research consortium that they hope will identify efficient methods to incorporate patient-reported outcomes into clinical…