Today's Medical News

Hematology & Oncology

SABCS: Breast Cancer Rates Opposite for Estrogen, Estrogen + Progestin

For postmenopausal women, conjugated equine estrogen (CEE) alone is associated with a long-term decrease in breast cancer incidence, while CEE plus medroxyprogesterone acetate is associated with increased incidence, according to a study presented at the annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held from Dec. 10 to 14 in Texas.

Pulmonology

Incidence of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Lung Disease Rising

The incidence and prevalence of nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease is increasing in the United States, according to a study published online Dec. 13 in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

Conference Highlights

December 7 2019 - December 10 2019American Society of Hematology, Dec. 7-10
December 1 2019 - December 6 2019Radiological Society of North America, Dec. 1-6
November 16 2019 - November 18 2019American Heart Association, Nov. 16-18
November 8 2019 - November 13 2019American College of Rheumatology, Nov. 8-13
November 7 2019 - November 10 2019American Society of Nephrology, Nov. 7-10

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