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FDA panel discusses study design, indications for renal denervation as hypertension treatment

December 5, 2018
An FDA advisory committee panel discussed several topics regarding the clinical evaluation of device-based therapies, including renal denervation for…

Large study of black men with prostate cancer to look beyond genetics

November 26, 2018
Researchers at Keck School of Medicine of USC are leading a $26.5 million effort to conduct the first large-scale study of black men with prostate…

Arti Hurria, MD, remembered as ‘true giant’ in oncology, tireless advocate for patients

November 15, 2018
Arti Hurria, MD, felt she found her perfect fit in the field of medicine. The colleagues who continue to express an overwhelming sense of personal…
Meeting News

Nivolumab benefit in advanced head and neck cancer maintained regardless of age

November 9, 2018
NEW YORK — The OS benefit observed with nivolumab compared with investigator’s choice of single-agent chemotherapy for patients with…
FDA News

FDA awards $18 million to fund trials of medical products for rare diseases

September 29, 2018
The FDA awarded more than $18 million in grants over the next 4 years to fund clinical trials of medical products intended to treat patients with…
Cover Story

Expanded HPV vaccination could significantly impact public health

Infectious Disease News, September 2018
The number of Americans eligible to receive the HPV vaccine could expand dramatically this fall. The HPV 9-valent vaccine, recombinant (Gardasil 9…

Collaboration needed to complete clinical trials of proton therapy

HemOnc Today, September 10, 2018
A multistakeholder approach is needed to ensure complete enrollment of seven randomized clinical trials that will test the comparative clinical…
Cover Story

Efficacy data, cost-effectiveness will guide decision to expand HPV vaccination to older adults

HemOnc Today, September 10, 2018
The number of Americans eligible to receive the HPV vaccine could expand dramatically this fall. The HPV 9-valent vaccine, recombinant (Gardasil 9…
In the Journals Plus

Insurance status may impact follicular lymphoma survival

August 20, 2018
Patients with follicular lymphoma who had private insurance demonstrated better survival outcomes than those with Medicare, Medicaid or no insurance…
Cover Story

Women in ID push against glass ceiling

Infectious Disease News, July 2018
Often, as an attending physician, Jasmine Riviere Marcelin, MD, is the only woman on her team. She graduated medical school at the top of her class…

ID clinicians experience burnout but may be spared some root causes

Infectious Disease News, July 2018
In a sample of 1,145 physicians in the Cleveland Clinic Health System, more than one-third met the criteria for burnout, which researchers…

American Society for Radiation Oncology members receive fellow designation

July 28, 2018
American Society for Radiation Oncology designated 35 members as ASTRO fellows. The honorees will be recognized during the society’s annual…
In the Journals Plus

HPV status of head, neck cancer influences fatigue, inflammation

July 17, 2018
Patients with HPV-unrelated squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck experienced greater fatigue and inflammation at baseline and over time than…
In the Journals

Zika still a risk for female travelers

July 16, 2018
Although the prevalence of Zika has declined, it remains an important concern for women of reproductive age; thus, physicians should discuss…

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society appoints board members, names chief operating officer

July 14, 2018
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society appointed five new members to its board of directors and also named its new chief operating officer.
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VIDEO: Uncertain role for dacomitinib in current lung cancer landscape

June 25, 2018
CHICAGO — Dacomitinib improved OS compared with gefitinib among patients with newly diagnosed, advanced EGFR-positive non-small cell lung…

Modifiable factors can increase sperm banking among adolescents newly diagnosed with cancer

June 20, 2018
Researchers have identified modifiable factors that can increase utilization of sperm banking among adolescents newly diagnosed with cancer. James

Studies review effect of overlapping spine surgery on outcomes

Orthopedics Today, June 2018
Spine and orthopedic surgery that is concurrent or overlapping is a hot topic that has led hospitals and investigators to examine this practice at…

Cancer centers join forces to eliminate HPV-related cancers

June 7, 2018
The nation’s 70 NCI-designated cancer centers issued a joint statement today calling for increased gender-neutral HPV vaccination and…
Cover Story

Migraine and CVD: A call for greater awareness

Cardiology Today, June 2018
Migraine affects almost 20% of the population, and 4.4% of persons have migraine with aura, according to the Guidelines for the Prevention of Stroke…