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VIDEO: Expert offers ‘pearls’ of advice for GI fellows on building a clinical practice

December 15, 2018
ORLANDO — Health economics and the business behind what it takes to develop a medical practice are rarely taught to medical students, residents…

Social Media as a Creative/Disruptive Force in Rheumatology (or Why I Now Tweet)

Healio Rheumatology, December 2018
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
I have been reflecting on the amazing American College of Rheumatology meeting held in Chicago — also known as #ACR18, a hashtag that those of…
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Checkpoint Checkmate: Adverse Event Management for Checkpoint Inhibitors

Healio Rheumatology, December 2018
Although it might seem silly to use the game Whack-A-Mole to illustrate a point about health care — knock one down and another pops up —…
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Whole-breast radiation reduces local recurrence in favorable-risk ductal carcinoma in situ

December 5, 2018
Whole-breast radiation significantly decreased local recurrence and invasive local recurrence among a subset of women with favorable-riskductal…
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Once-weekly, conventional breast radiotherapy yield similarly low long-term adverse effects

December 5, 2018
Women with early breast cancer who received once-weekly, hypofractionated radiotherapy exhibited low rates of normal tissue effects comparable to…
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Rivaroxaban effective as thromboprophylaxis during anticancer treatment

December 4, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Rivaroxaban prophylaxis significantly reduced thromboembolic events among patients receiving systemic cancer therapy, according to…
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Bisphosphonates underused among older patients with myeloma

December 3, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Only about half of Medicare beneficiaries with myeloma received recommended treatment with bone-modifying agents, according to…
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Novel risk stratification model outperforms standard prediction tools for myelodysplastic syndrome

December 3, 2018
SAN DIEGO — A personalized risk prediction model developed using machine learning showed utility as a predictive and prognostic tool among…

Obesity and Arthritis: Science and Realpolitik

Healio Rheumatology, November 2018
Leonard H. Calabrese
In the cover story this month, we are again fortunate to have assembled an esteemed faculty — this time to discuss the intersection of obesity…

Recapping the ACR Review Course: What You May Have Missed This Year

November 8, 2018
I always look forward to the ACR yearly review course for an engaging way to get updates on various topics in the field of rheumatology. It’s…
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Cleveland Clinic appoints new chair of orthopedic surgery

November 5, 2018
Brendan M. Patterson, MD, has been named chair of the department of orthopedic surgery at Cleveland Clinic. According to a press release, Patterson…

FDA: Studies linking cellphone radiation to cancer in rats should not be applied to humans

November 1, 2018
Findings from new federal reports that cite “clear evidence” of carcinogenic activity among rodents exposed to high levels of…

Five individuals receive American Cancer Society Medal of Honor

October 30, 2018
American Cancer Society presented its Medal of Honor to five individuals during a ceremony in Washington. The Medal of Honor — the…

Lupus: A Look Back at the Discovery of the Original Diagnostic Biomarker

Healio Rheumatology, October 2018
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
The cover story this month brings together a group of leaders in the space of systemic lupus erythematosus care and research who remind us that…
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FDA panel unanimously backs Rituxan biosimilar for lymphoma

October 10, 2018
The FDA’s Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee voted 16-0 to support the licensure of CT-P10 as a rituximab biosimilar for three non-Hodgkin…
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Collis gastroplasty may reduce hiatal hernia recurrence risk

October 9, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — A shortened esophagus was associated with an increased risk for hiatal hernia recurrence in patients who previously underwent…
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Patients prescribed antibiotics for respiratory infections had shorter telemedicine visits, gave better ratings

October 1, 2018
Telemedicine visits for respiratory tract infections were shorter and had higher patient satisfaction ratings when antibiotics were prescribed…

Mesothelioma: What PCPs need to know

September 26, 2018
Researchers recently reported “significant progress” in explaining the mechanisms of asbestos carcinogenesis and of mesothelioma…
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Physician, patient education needed to increase lung cancer screening rate

HemOnc Today, September 25, 2018
When the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force endorsed lung cancer screening for Americans who meet age and smoking history criteria, proponents…

NHLBI grant to fund research toward prevention of cancer-related venous thromboembolism

September 21, 2018
A $4.7 million grant from the NHLBI will support a Cleveland Clinic-led research consortium’s effort to develop a better risk-prediction tool…