Hematology & Oncology News

Nine States Now Have an Obesity Rate Above 35 Percent
Intrauterine Device Use May Reduce Incidence of Ovarian Cancer
Cancer Survival Increasing in High-Income Countries
H. Pylori Treatment May Reduce Gastric Cancer Incidence, Death
EPA to Phase Out Chemical Testing on Mammals
Full Chemo Doses May Improve Survival in Breast Cancer
Spending Up With Treatment in Hospital-Owned Practices
Guideline Updated for Screening, Surveillance of Barrett Esophagus
Herd Protection Against Oral HPV Infections Seen Among Men
Poverty Rate Drops, but Fewer Americans Have Health Insurance
1,125,000 Men/Boys Expected to Have Hemophilia Worldwide
Malnutrition Common in Older Brazilians Hospitalized for Cancer
FDA Warns Juul About Illegal Marketing Claims, Pitch to Youth
T2DM Risk Reduced by 75 Percent With Healthiest Lifestyle
Mammos May Not Benefit Elderly Women With Chronic Illness
Racial, Ethnic Underrepresentation Found in Med School Matriculants
Incidence of Colorectal Cancer Up in Younger Adults Worldwide
Majority of U.S. Doctors Believe ACA Has Improved Access to Care
Algorithm Based on Response, Biology Guides Neuroblastoma Tx
Decline in Heart Failure Mortality Rates Offset by Comorbidities
ESC Guidelines Updated for Diagnosis, Treatment of PE
Drinking Soft Drinks Tied to Higher Risk for Early Death
Low-Fat Dietary Pattern Offers Long-Term Health Benefits
USPSTF Advises Meds to Reduce Risk for Primary Breast Cancer
Costs of Reusable Colonoscopes Vary Based on Center Volume
Type and Timing of Menopausal HRT Affect Risk for Breast Cancer
FDA: Risk From Tainted Blood Pressure Drugs Very Low
Cancer Survivors Face Long-Term Cardiovascular Risk
1984 to 2016 Saw Increase in Age of Death for HIV-Infected
2001 to 2016 Saw Large Increase in Mohs Surgery for Melanoma
Salvage Therapy Does Not Up Survival for Progressive Myeloma
Physical Activity, Overall Survival Not Linked in Metastatic CRC
Low Nurse and Support Staffing Tied to Higher Inpatient Mortality
Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 Inhibitors May Up Pancreatic Disease Risk
DEA to Approve Dozens More Growers for Marijuana Research
CT Scan Screen for Lung Cancer Can ID Smoking-Related Diseases
Psoriasis Independently Linked to Increased Mortality Risk
Few Oncologists Suggest Health Promotion to Cancer Survivors
FDA: Men Should Be Included in Breast Cancer Clinical Trials
Risk for Cardiovascular Disease Greater for Childhood Cancer Survivors
Novel Therapy Treats Triple-Class Refractory Multiple Myeloma
Prurigo Nodularis Associated With Mental Health Disorders
Most HPV-Linked Cancers Due to Types Targeted by 9vHPV Vaccine
Coverage With HPV Vaccine Continuing to Increase in Boys
Many Providers Fail to Discuss Sun-Safe Behaviors With Patients
More Physical Activity at Any Intensity May Reduce Mortality
Oral Antibiotic Use Linked to Risk for Colorectal Cancer
Odds of Developing C. Diff Increased in Older Cancer Patients
DAAs Cut Deaths in Those Treated for HCV-Related Liver Cancer
USPSTF Recommends Genetic Counseling for High BRCA Risk
Rozlytrek Approved to Treat Tumors With NTRK Gene Fusion
Patient Preferences Explored in Multiple Myeloma Treatment
Lipophilic Statins May Cut Liver Cancer in Chronic Viral Hepatitis
Minority, Low-Income Individuals Less Likely to Receive Oral Cancer Screening
FDA Approves Inrebic Capsules for Myelofibrosis
SAVED Score Can Predict Risk for VTE in Multiple Myeloma
AI Program May Aid in Pathologic Evaluation of Breast Biopsies
Advertising Can Promote Interest in Health-Related Research
ACIP Recommends Catch-Up HPV Vaccines Through Age 26
Vaping Industry Group Sues to Delay FDA Review of E-Cigarettes
FDA Proposes Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarettes
Half of Physician Directors of NCI Cancer Centers Receive Industry Payments
Cost Burden of Disease Progression High in Multiple Myeloma
Burden of Obesity-Associated Cancers Shifted to Younger Age Groups
AI Assists in Reading of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Images
Non-Hospital-Based Provider-to-Patient Telehealth Use Growing
Coffee May Speed Up Recovery of Function After Bowel Surgery
Comorbid CVD May Up Mortality With ADT for Prostate Cancer
One-Third of Physicians Will Take 10+ Years to Pay Off Debt
Adherence to Surgical Guidelines Low for Salpingo-Oophorectomy
EPA Will Not Approve Warning Labels for Glyphosate
AI Tool Discerns Lung Cancer Outcomes From Imaging Reports
Aspirin May Improve Liver Function After Embolization of HCC
Adjuvant RT May Cut Recurrence in Some With Prostate Cancer
Worse Cancer Outcomes for Elderly HIV-Infected Patients
Red Meat Consumption May Up Risk of Invasive Breast Cancer
Delayed/Foregone Care More Likely for Cancer Survivors With HDHPs
Breast Cancer Surgery + Another Procedure Ups Complications
Medicare to Cover CAR-T Therapy for Leukemia, Lymphoma
Persistent Inflammation After Sepsis Linked to Higher Mortality
Younger CRC Patients More Likely to Present With Abdominal Pain
Hematological Malignancy Risk Up for First-Degree Relatives
Medicare Spending on Essential Medicines Up 116 Percent From 2011 to 2015
Some Cancer Trends Differ for Oldest Old in the United States
New Score Predicts Risk for VTE in Those With Multiple Myeloma
USPSTF Reaffirms Recs Against Screening for Pancreatic Cancer
Bone Health Management Key in Childhood Cancer Survivors
DNA Methylation Classifier Predicts Progression in CIN2
Overweight, Obesity May Up Early Mortality Risk in Pediatric ALL
Drug Approved to Treat Tenosynovial Giant Cell Tumor
Brand-Brand Competition Has Not Cut Prices in Pharma Market
Psychologic Distress Linked to Cervical Cancer Mortality
Many Hospitals Lack Sufficient Surgery Volumes
Trump Admin Announces Plan to Allow Drug Imports From Canada
Ibrutinib-Rituximab Beats Chemoimmunotherapy for CLL
Transfusion Reactions Up With Postpartum Blood Transfusion
Dietary Vitamin A Intake Tied to Reduced Risk for Squamous Cell Carcinoma
One Dose of HPV Vaccine May Be Sufficient in Certain Situations
U-Shaped Association Found for Hemoglobin Level, Dementia Risk
Trial Tests CRISPR Gene-Editing to Treat Sickle Cell Disease
Burnout Symptoms May Up Racial Bias Among Resident Physicians
$70 Million Settlement Reached in Generic Drug Delay Case
National Norms Developed for Assessing Medical School Empathy
Global Burden of Childhood Cancers Examined
AI Model Can Predict Long-Term Mortality From Chest Radiographs
Delay in Time to Chemo Impacts Survival in Breast Cancer
JUUL E-Cigarettes Never Meant for Teens, Company Cofounder Says
Mortality Up in Women With Central Obesity, Regardless of BMI
Daily E-Cigarette Use May Increase Prolonged Cigarette Abstinence
Roxadustat Noninferior to Epoetin Alfa in Dialysis Patients
Female Oncologists Attend Fewer Conferences Than Men
Targeted Interventions Raise HPV Vaccine Acceptance in Women
ASCT May Offer Alternative for Tx of High-Risk Follicular Lymphoma
Higher Fasting Plasma Glucose May Up Pancreatic Cancer Risk
FDA Warns CBD Product Maker About False Claims
Allergan Recalls Textured Breast Implants Linked to Lymphoma
Cancer Risks Examined in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
CDC: Mortality Rates Continue to Decrease for Hispanic Adults
Senate Bill Would Reduce Drug Costs for Seniors
One in Five Workers Exposed to Secondhand Smoke on the Job
T2DM Increases Gastric Cancer Risk After H. Pylori Eradication
MGUS Can Progress to Multiple Myeloma Within Five Years
Light Therapy May Prevent Oral Mucositis for Some in Cancer Tx
Rates of Anal Cancer Precursors High in Women Living With HIV
Proportion of CRC Diagnoses Increased in Adults Younger Than 50
Factors Associated With Thyroid Cancer Overtreatment Identified
Financial Incentives Help People Stop Smoking
Nonprofit Funding by Cancer Type Not Proportional to Cancer Burden
CDC: Prevalence of Smoking Quit Attempts Unchanged in Most States
Novel Test Accurately Identifies Precancerous Pancreatic Cysts
About One in 20 Patients Exposed to Preventable Harm
Man's Award in Roundup Cancer Case Slashed by Judge
Continuous Anticoagulants + Cold Snare Polypectomy Noninferior
Prevalence of Malignancy High in Takotsubo Syndrome Patients
Protocolized Sepsis Care Lowers Sepsis Mortality in NY State
Colonoscopy Rates Increased in Those Aged 45 to 54 Years
Depression at Time of Diagnosis May Worsen Survival in Blood Cancers
Racial Disparity Shown in Odds of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Most Adults Favor Cutting Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes
Many Perceive Lack of Choice in Receipt of RAI for Thyroid Cancer
State-Level Variation Noted in Economic Burden of Cancer
Erectile Dysfunction Presents Large Global Health Burden
Serious Misdiagnosis-Related Harms Mostly Due to 'Big Three'
Capping Work Hours in Residency Does Not Impact Outcomes Later
Medicare Drug Rebate Plan Withdrawn by Trump Administration
Health Care Professionals Exhibit Gender Bias
Sugary Beverage Consumption Linked to Increased Cancer Risk
Focus on Ovarian Cancer Surgical Volume May Not Be Best Metric
Two-Dose Course of Vaccine After HSCT Cuts Incidence of Zoster
Risk for Cancer Higher in Those With Congenital Heart Disease
EHR System-Generated In-Basket Messages Linked to Burnout
Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Blocked by Judge
Xpovio With Dexamethasone Approved for Refractory Multiple Myeloma
Increased Cancer Risk Seen in Multiple Sclerosis Patients
Environment May Be Main Factor in Norway's Obesity Epidemic
In-Hospital Maternal Mortality Down in Pregnancies With Lupus
History of Liver Disease Does Not Impact Efficacy of Edoxaban
Androgen Deprivation Therapy May Up Risk of Alzheimer Disease
Extended Follow-Up Supports Low-Dose CT for Lung Cancer Screening
Urine Biomarker Helps Classify Risk Level in Prostate Cancer
Image-Based Model Predicts Radiation Tx Failure in Lung Cancer
Lack of Evidence for Treating Chronic Pain in Children
Vermont Places 92 Percent Tax on E-Cigarettes
Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges
I-131 Tx for Hyperthyroidism May Up Risk for Solid Cancer Death
Metformin May Cut Mortality Risk in Post-Pancreatitis Diabetes
Calculated Tumor Area Has Prognostic Value for Melanoma
Model Can Predict Lung Cancer in Patient With Visible Nodule on CT
Longevity Benefits for Adults Becoming More Physically Active
Five-Year Survival Less Than 40 Percent in Seniors With DLBCL
Overall Survival Worse With Multiple Primary Melanomas
Use of 3-D Mammography Rapidly Expanded 2015 to 2017
Review: HPV Vaccination Program Has Considerable Impact
Infections Tied to Subsequent Risk for Acute Ischemic Stroke
Morning Preference Has Protective Effect on Breast Cancer Risk
USPSTF Lung Cancer Screening Too Conservative for Blacks
Five-Year Overall Survival for Glioblastoma Persistently Low
MSSP ACOs May Not Improve Spending, Quality of Care
Combination Biopsy Strategy May Identify More Prostate Cancers
Americans Concerned About Clinician Burnout
Mortality Not Higher With Transfusions From Female Donors
Voxelotor Improves Hemoglobin Levels in Sickle Cell Disease
Nonchromosomal Birth Defects May Up Childhood Cancer Risk
Cancer Survivors Have High Prevalence of Chronic Pain
Anesthesia Tied to Neurocognitive Impairment in Childhood ALL Survivors
Adrenal Incidentalomas Rarely Grow, Change Hormone Function
Drug Combo Slows Progression in Advanced Breast Cancer
Transfusion Dose Density Affects Myelodysplastic Syndrome Survival
Seniors Who Develop Cancer Have Better Memory, Slower Decline
Poor Oral Health Not Linked to Gastrointestinal Cancer Risk
First States to Expand Medicaid Had Largest Bump in Cancer Screening
No Change Seen in Processed Meat Consumption by U.S. Adults
Study Reveals Lower Predictive Ability for Renal Cancer Models
Restricting Blood Transfusions OK in Cardiac Surgery
Most Women Unaware Alcohol Poses Breast Cancer Risk
New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief
Computer-Assisted Diagnosis Aids Detection of Glioma Growth
High Response Seen for Chemo in Seniors With High-Risk AML
Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic
Surgeons' Unprofessional Behavior Tied to Higher Complication Risk
San Francisco Considering Banning Sales of E-Cigarettes
Many Surgeons Still Performing Inappropriate Vascular Access Sx
Prophylactic IVC Filters Worsen Outcomes for Bariatric Surgery
Yogurt Consumption Linked to Reduced CRC Adenoma Risk in Men
Statins May Be Beneficial After Radiation to Thorax, Head, Neck
Cardiovascular AEs Common With Carfilzomib in Multiple Myeloma
Recommendations Issued for Imaging Use in Multiple Myeloma
Adding Bevacizumab Improves Overall Survival in NSCLC
Patterns of Inpatient Opioid Use Linked to Long-Term Use
Overall Cancer Survival Rates Up Among Adolescents, Young Adults
Drug Makers Challenge New Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads
High Soy Intake May Cut Fracture Risk in Younger Breast Cancer Survivors
Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Varies by Birthplace for Black Women
Maine Legalizes Assisted Suicide
Black Race Not Tied to Worse Prostate Cancer Mortality
Cardiac Radiation Dose in NSCLC Predicts Mortality, Cardiac AEs
Long-Term Opioid Prescribing Up Among Older Cancer Survivors
HPV16 Antibodies Can Develop Long Before Throat Cancer Diagnosis
FIGO 2018 Staging Ups Discrimination of Stage 1B Cervical Cancer
Increases in Red Meat Intake Linked to Increased Mortality
Most Providers Unaware of Online Feedback About Themselves
Chemoradiation Does Not Up Survival in Endometrial Cancer
Approving Children's Cancer Drugs Takes 6.5 Years Longer
Nitrate Pollution of Tap Water May Cause Thousands of Cancer Cases
Vitamin K Can Up Anticoagulation Stability in Patients on Warfarin
Diagnostic Yield of Lynch Syndrome Screening Drops With Age
Number of Cancer Survivors Set to Top 22 Million by 2030
Chemoimmunotherapy Regimen Approved to Treat DLBCL
Mouth Rinse for HPV DNA May Be Biomarker in Head, Neck Cancer
Access to Health Care Has Little Impact on Longevity
Location of Body Fat Linked to Advanced, Fatal Prostate Cancer
Fewer Black Men Adopt Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer
Out-of-Pocket Medical Expenditure Up for Cancer Survivors
Rapid Cycling Work Roster Improves Resident Sleep Practices
Testicular Cancer Treatment Does Not Up Risk for Offspring Birth Defects
Gait Speed Is Prognostic in Older Patients With Blood Cancer
Survey Indicates Physician Misconduct Is Underreported
Few Oncologists Refer Patients to Weight Management Programs
Fragmentation Profiles of Cell-Free DNA Can Detect Cancer
Surveillance Breast MRI Ups Biopsy, Cancer Detection Rates
ASCO: Enzalutamide Beneficial in Metastatic Prostate Cancer
ASCO: Survival Up With Ribociclib in Advanced Breast Cancer
ASCO: Combo Regimen Effective in CLL With Coexisting Conditions
ASCO: Olaparib Beats Placebo for BRCA-Related Pancreatic Cancer
Policy Changes Proposed to Meet Projected Need for Palliative Care
Young Male Adults Have Lower Cancer Burden Than Women
Allo-HCT With Unrelated Donor Tied to Better Outcomes in AML
ACP Issues Position on Response to Physician Impairment
Higher Surgical Volume May Improve Outcomes in Cervical Cancer
ASCO: Low-Dose Chemo Benefits Advanced Gastroesophageal Cancer
Gout Linked to Increased Risk for Venous Thromboembolism
ASCO: Pembrolizumab Noninferior to Chemo in Advanced Gastric Cancer
FDA Takes Hard Look at CBD
2007 to 2017 Saw Decline in Number of U.S. Pathologists
Guidelines Updated for Radiotherapy After Prostatectomy
Lupus Manifestations Appear to Differ by Race, Ethnicity
Excess Cause-Specific Mortality Tied to Chronic Proton Pump Inhibitor Use
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Shortage Looming
Mammogram Benefits Seen as More Important Than Harms
High Costs Associated With Physician Burnout in U.S.
Early-Onset CRC Rising Fastest for Whites in Western States
Ibrutinib, Venetoclax Active in High-Risk, Seniors With CLL
Daratumumab Cuts Risk for Progression in Multiple Myeloma
Reading Visit Notes May Improve Medication Management
Hip Fracture Linked to Increased Risk for Death in T2DM Patients
Incidence Rates for Aggressive Uterine Cancers on the Rise
Global Burden of Serious Health-Related Suffering to Double by 2060
AI Model Can Improve Accuracy of Lung Cancer Screening
Cancer Consultation Low in Noncurable Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
First PI3K Inhibitor Approved for Metastatic, Advanced Breast Cancer
Statin Use With Colorectal Cancer Lowers Risk for Early Death
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked to Cancer Diagnosis in Women
U.S. Incidence of Pediatric Thyroid Cancer on the Rise
U.S. Lawmakers Say WHO Opioid Guidelines Too Lax
Blood Donor Screening Data IDs Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Suboptimal Diet Accounted for >80,000 Cancer Cases in 2015
CDC: Cancer Death Rates Decreased, Heart Disease Deaths Rose
Adverse Liver Outcomes Up With Diagnosis of NAFLD/NASH
Homemade Sunscreen Recipes Commonly Shared, Offer Low Protection
Four Clinical Phenotypes Identified for Sepsis
Bill Would Raise U.S. Legal Age to Buy Tobacco to 21
Fracture Risk Tool Useful for Women on Aromatase Inhibitors
Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
Octogenarians With Acute Myeloid Leukemia Have Poor Survival
Hormone Therapy in Transgender Women Ups Breast Cancer Risk
Cancer Screening Less Likely Among Current Smokers
Access to Care Worse for Sexual-Minority Cancer Survivors
Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
Quitting Smoking Lowers Risk for Bladder Cancer Postmenopause
Colorectal Cancer Incidence Increasing in Younger Adults
First Anticoagulant Approved for Preventing VTE Recurrence in Children
FDA Approves Venetoclax for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
Avelumab + Axitinib Approved for Treatment of Renal Cell Carcinoma
North Carolina Sues Electronic Cigarette Maker JUUL
AI Model Uses Serial Imaging to Predict Lung Cancer Tx Response
ASCO: Low-Fat Dietary Pattern Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths
Two-Thirds of Sunscreens Fail Safety Tests
California Couple Awarded $2 Billion in Roundup Lawsuit
Some Cervical Cancer Screening Strategies More Cost-Effective
T2Bacteria Panel Accurately IDs Bloodstream Infections
Patients Find Note Reading Important for Health Management
Bioimpedance Spectroscopy May Identify Lymphedema Earlier
Higher Risk for Cancer, Mortality Seen With Pediatric-Onset IBD
Rate of Ordering Cancer Screening Tests Decreases During Clinic Day
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
Doctors Aware of Patient Difficulties Affording Medical Care
New Recommendations Developed for Breast Cancer Screening
Whole-Body MRI Accurate for Staging Colorectal Cancer, NSCLC
ACS Sets Goal to Cut Cancer Mortality 40 Percent by 2035
2018 Saw More Employed Physicians Than Self-Employed
Mammo-Based Deep Learning Model Assesses Breast Cancer Risk
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Fifteen Million Patients Will Need First-Course Chemo in 2040
Risk for Cancer Increased in Men, Women With T2DM
Less Invasive Mastectomy an Option for More Patients
Prices Will Soon Be Included in TV Drug Ads
Percutaneous Ablation in Liver Cancer Tied to Better Outcomes
Test Predicts Benefit of Chemo in ER+, HER2− Breast Cancer
Patent Foramen Ovale Ups Ischemic Stroke in Those With PE
In 2015 to 2016, 45.8 Percent of U.S. Population Used Rx Drugs
Oral Aspirin Does Not Up FIT Test Sensitivity for ID'ing CRC
New Lesions ID'd on Breast MRI During Treatment Likely Benign
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
Clinicians Believe Link Between Breast Pain, Cancer Is Weak
Cardiorespiratory Fitness Tied to Lower Risk for Lung Cancer, CRC
AUA: Atenolol Linked to Drop in Low-, Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer
Cardio-Oncology Services Growing in Number and Demand
Implementing Surgical Safety Checklist Reduces Mortality
Model Predicts Progression Risk for Rare Type of Lymphoma
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
Lifetime Risk for Brain Mets Up in Elderly With Three Common Cancers
ASTRO: Prior Authorization Obstacles Delaying Treatment
FDA: Breast Implants Linked to Cancer Can Still Be Sold in U.S.
Cervical Adenocarcinoma Rates Increased in Some Populations
Radiotherapy Tied to Lower Recurrence of Early, Hormone-Driven Breast Cancer
EPA Says Weed Killer in Roundup Is Safe
Medicaid Reimbursement for Breast Radiation Varies by State
E-Cigarette Use Similar for Pregnant, Nonpregnant Women
Radical Hemithoracic Radiation Tx Ups Survival in Mesothelioma
Targeted Therapy Promising for Rare Hematologic Cancer
Combo Nicotine Replacement Tx Ups Success in Quitting Smoking
Postchemo Radiation Tx May Benefit Some With Hodgkin Lymphoma
Single-Dose Brachytherapy Effective for Prostate Cancer
Telerehabilitation Aids Function, Pain With Advanced Cancer
Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
Improvement Needed in Doctor-Patient Lung Cancer Screening Discussions
Six Prognostic Factors ID'd for Invasive Disease After DCIS
CDC Provides Clarification of Opioid Prescribing Guideline
Sucking Ice Chips Cuts Oral Side Effects of Oxaliplatin Chemo
Personalizing Breast Cancer Tx Could Cut Initial Costs of Care
Outcomes Worse for Cancer Patients Seen at Noncancer EDs
FDA Approves Pembrolizumab Plus Axitinib for Advanced RCC
Financial Incentives Do Not Boost Use of At-Home CRC Screening Tests
J-Shaped Association Seen for BMI, Hodgkin Lymphoma
Rates of Marijuana Use in Cancer Patients on the Rise in U.S.
Informational Film Improves Knowledge on Lung Cancer Screening
Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns
Conception by IVF May Increase Risk for Rare Childhood Cancer
National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
CDC: Recent Decline Seen in High-Grade Cervical Lesions
Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation
Some Patients With Imminently Fatal Cancer Undergo Treatment
iADL Dependency May Up Mortality in Hematologic Cancers
Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions
Reasons for TKI Discontinuation ID'd in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
Standardizing Demographics Ups Accuracy of Patient Matching
Terminally Ill People in New Jersey Given Right to End Lives
Female Radiation Oncologists Receive Lower Medicare Reimbursement
Colorectal Neoplasia Risk Up for Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors
FDA Approves Personalized Tx for Metastatic Bladder Cancer
Morbidity Low With Focal Laser Ablation of Prostate Cancer
CDC Clarifies Guideline on Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain
Complementary, Alternative Medicine Use High in Cancer Patients
Presence of Leukemia Cutis Tied to Worse Survival in AML
Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers' Satisfaction
Caregiving for Older Cancer Patients Takes Emotional Toll
Recurrence Score May Cut Costs for High-Risk Breast Cancer Care
2000 to 2015 Saw Increase in Liver Cancer Mortality
Genetic Testing Underused in Breast, Ovarian Cancer
Dietary Supplement Use Not Linked to Mortality Benefits
Continued Smoking Among Cancer Patients Ups Costs by $3.4B
New, Revised Topics Released in ACR Appropriateness Criteria
Guidance Statements Issued for Breast Cancer Screening
FDA Warns Against Use of Preowned or Unauthorized Test Strips
Preventive Drugs Often Used in Last Year of a Cancer Patient's Life
Alcohol, Drug Misuse Tied to Long-Term Health Problems
Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Boosts Metrics in Older Women
Histologic Clearance of CIN2/3 Seen With HPV Therapeutic Vaccine
Ibrance Approval Expanded to Include Men With Breast Cancer
Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Key to Survival in Pancreatic Cancer
Drop Seen in Preinvasive Cervical Disease With HPV Vaccination
Inferior Facial Coverage Observed With SPF Moisturizer
Population Mortality Affects Long-Term Follow-Up of AlloHCT
AACR: HPV Vax Low for Adults at High Risk for HIV Infection
AACR: Prostate Cancer Incidence Dropping, Stable in Most Countries
AACR: Surgery Tied to Improved Survival in HER2+ Breast Cancer
Americans Borrowed $88 Billion in Past Year to Pay for Health Care
Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money
AACR: Pembrolizumab Beneficial for Advanced Small Cell Lung Cancer
AACR: Longer Survival With Gilteritinib in FLT3mut+ AML
Doctors Unclear on Legal Obligations in Caring for Patients With Disability
Increasing Dose for Total Body Irradiation Cuts Graft Failure
Cannabis Products Used Differ for Cancer, Noncancer Patients
AACR: High BMI Before 50 Raising Pancreatic Cancer Mortality
Perception of E-Cigarettes as More Harmful Than Cigarettes Increased
Starting Colorectal Cancer Screening at Age 45 Years Is Cost-Effective
Docetaxel Chemo Ups Survival in High-Risk Localized Prostate Cancer
California Man Awarded $80 Million in Roundup Lawsuit
Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine
Tooth Loss May Up Pancreatic Cancer Risk in Black Women
FDA: Breast Density Must Be Reported to Women During Mammograms
Taxane + Platinum Feasible for Adjuvant Tx in Endometrial Cancer
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
FDA Panel: Too Early to Ban Breast Implant Linked With Cancer
Radiomic Features May Predict Response to Chemo in NSCLC
Topical Immunotx for Actinic Keratosis May Prevent Cancer
Brachytherapy Boost Ups Survival in Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
FDA: Higher Risk for Death Found With Venclexta in Multiple Myeloma
Younger Age at Menopause Tied to Higher Risk for Bladder Cancer
State Breast Density Notification Laws May Up Ultrasound Use
Low, High Levels of Physical Activity Tied to Reduced Mortality
Niraparib Extends Time Without Symptoms in Ovarian Cancer
Younger Female Blood Donors Vulnerable to Iron Deficiency
Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Can Reduce Benign Biopsy Rate
Trastuzumab Tied to Higher Long-Term Risk for Heart Failure
Pregnancy-Adapted Algorithm Avoids Diagnostic Imaging for PE
FDA Takes New Look at Breast Implant Safety
Jury Finds Roundup a Major Contributor to Man's Cancer
Breast Density Categorization Varies With Screening Modality
Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
Sugary Drinks Tied to Cardiovascular Disease Mortality
Recommendations Issued for HSCT in Multiple Myeloma
Model Predicts Survival in Transplant-Ineligible Myeloma Patients
FDA OKs Tecentriq for Extensive-Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer
Favorable Outcomes Seen in Long Term for ALLR3 Trial
Testosterone Replacement Slows Prostate Cancer Recurrence
Adenocarcinoma, High-Grade Dysplasia Up With Barrett Esophagus
Fewer Complications After MIRS Introduced for Endometrial Cancer
Cancer Risk Modestly Elevated With Chronic Kidney Disease
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
Extra Weight in Adolescence Tied to Later Risk for Renal Cancer
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
ASCO: Guidelines Released for Early Detection, Treatment of CRC
Infertility in Women Linked to Modestly Elevated Cancer Risk
Intervention Promotes Better Conversations With Cancer Patients
E-Cigarettes May Threaten Goal of Achieving Tobacco Endgame
New AI Model May Predict Cancerous Lung Nodules
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
Prediagnosis Psychiatric Care Linked to Worse Cancer Mortality
Parity, Risk for Breast Cancer Studied for BRCA1/2 Carriers
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
Model Can Predict Survival in Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer
Acupressure Reduces Lasting Symptoms in Breast Cancer Survivors
Parent Perception of E-Cig Safety Varies With Smoking Habits
FDA Approves First Immunotherapy Drug for Breast Cancer
Chest CT May Be Better Than PET/CT for HNSCC Distant Metastasis Evaluation
Distinct Etiology Found for Colorectal Cancer With Early Onset
Genetic Testing Recommended for All Patients With Breast Cancer
Becoming Active in Middle Age Still Offers Health Benefits
Only About Half of Elderly Newly Diagnosed With ALL Receive Tx
Recall Down, Cancer Detection Up With Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
Preoperative Frailty Linked to Surgical Outcomes, Costs
Electronic Order Set May Reduce Inappropriate ECG Monitoring
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
Stereotactic Body RT Promising for Low-, Intermediate-Risk PCa
Childhood Cancer Considerably Underdiagnosed Worldwide
Low-Dose Aspirin Does Not Cut Death From Prostate Cancer
Breast Cancer Diagnosis Delays Seen With High-Deductible Health Plans
Higher Intake of Whole Grains May Lower Risk for Liver Cancer
Multidimensional Approach Cuts Unneeded Drug-Drug Interaction Alerts
Readmission for Patients With Sepsis Common and Costly
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
Long-Term Cardiomyopathy Risk Varies by Chemo Agent
HPV Infection Unlikely to Spread From Hand Contact
Liquid Biopsy-Based Test IDs Biomarkers in Metastatic NSCLC
Mental Health Disorders Up After Head & Neck Cancer Diagnosis
Robotically Assisted Devices Not Approved for Cancer Surgery
Intervention Can Reduce Racial Differences in Lung Cancer Care
Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer May Often Be Misdiagnosed
Performance Improvement Sustained After DBT Adoption
Lymphadenectomy Does Not Up Survival in Advanced Ovarian Cancer
Tumor Control Durable With Pembrolizumab in Merkel Cell Cancer
Adjuvant Tx for Early Testicular Cancer Does Not Harm Sperm
Decline Observed in HPV Type 16/18 Cervical Precancers in U.S.
Poor Food Intake Common in Hospitalized Patients
Stereotactic Radiation Feasible for Oligometastatic Cancer
Single-Application FIT Moderately Sensitive, Specific for CRC
FDA: Thermography No Substitute for Mammograms
2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians
Genetic Variant Tied to Leukemia Risk in Hispanic Children
Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually
One-Third of PCPs Discuss Breast Cancer Treatments With Patients
44.4 Million Estimated to Be Diagnosed With Cervical Cancer by 2069
U.S. Agencies Probing Johnson & Johnson Over Asbestos in Talc
FDA Advances Regulation to Ensure Sunscreen Safety, Efficacy
8 More U.S. Communities to Be Assessed for PFAS Toxin Exposure
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
Sacituzumab Govitecan Promising in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
Rivaroxaban Does Not Reduce VTE Incidence in High-Risk Cancer Patients
Experimental Test May Quickly Diagnose Sepsis
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
Glottic Carcinoma Can Be HPV-Related Disease in Young Adults
Structural, Clinical Barriers Prevent Cancer Trial Participation
Black-White Cancer Mortality Gap Decreasing in Some Age Groups
Combo Regimens Effective for Tx of Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer
USPSTF Says Screen Women With Higher Risk for BRCA Mutations
Inappropriate Use of Fentanyl Preps Seen Despite Awareness
FDA Warns About 'Miracle' Young Blood Infusion Treatments
Oncotype DX Not Cost-Effective for Low-Risk Breast Cancer
Darolutamide Slows Spread of Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Risk Factors ID'd for Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Mortality
Artificial Intelligence Predicts Survival in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
Cancer Death Risk Up for Kidney Transplant, Dialysis Patients
Physical Activity Down Across Chronic Disease Subgroups
p, p'-DDT Exposure Linked to Breast Cancer Through Age 54
Drug Company Payments Over Time May Influence Rx Practices
Autologous Stem Cell Transplant May Aid Some With Nodal PTCL
Neoadjuvant PD-1 Blockade Seems Effective in Glioblastoma
Obesity Linked to Adverse Events in Children With Leukemia
HRQoL Scores Decrease With Treatment Line in Multiple Myeloma
CDC: Student Tobacco Use Increased From 2017 to 2018
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
Aspirin Underused for Advanced Colorectal Polyps
Use of Watchful Waiting Up for Low-Risk Localized Prostate Cancer
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Direct-Acting Antivirals Cut Mortality in Chronic Hepatitis C
More Than a Half Million Deaths From Breast Cancer Averted
ASA: Reversal Agent Cuts Severe Bleeding With Factor Xa Inhibitors
Walgreens Worst Violator in Tobacco Sales to Minors, FDA Says
Johnson & Johnson to Provide Drug Prices in TV Ads
Country-Specific Norms Created for Cancer-Related Quality of Life
FDA: Number of U.S. Women With Breast Implant-Caused Cancer Has Increased
Most Americans Concerned About Weight, Link to Heart Health
Conservative Management Feasible for Adnexal Masses
FDA Approves Cablivi for Rare Blood-Clotting Disorder
Blood Type A2 to B Kidney Transplant Feasible
USPSTF Still Recommends Against Pancreatic Cancer Screening
Evidence of Therapeutic Efficacy Substantial for Cannabis Use
No Increased Risk for Cancer for ART-Conceived Children
Outcomes Good for Autologous Reconstruction After Implant Fail
Cancer Survivors Face Hardship Over Medical Bills
Expanded Recall of Warfarin Level Monitoring Test Strips
E-Cigarette Use Linked to Cigarette Initiation in Adolescents
Sponge Cytology-Sampling Device Promising for Barrett Esophagus Dx
Some Obesity-Related Cancers Increasing in Younger Adults
Use of Image Analysis to ID HER2 Status in Breast Cancer Outlined
Long-Term Incidence of A-Fib Increased in Women With Breast Cancer
Symptom Combos Suggesting Laryngeal Cancer Identified
E-Cigarettes More Effective for Smoking Cessation
FDA Receives an 'F' in Tobacco Prevention Report Card
9/11 Responders May Have Higher Head, Neck Cancer Risk
Finasteride Not Tied to Increase in Prostate Cancer Mortality
Tachycardia May Indicate Higher Mortality Risk in Cancer Patients
Assay Aids Anticoagulant Dosing of Obese Patients for Bariatric Sx
Virtual Video Visits Liked by Patients, Providers
Oncologists Have Low Awareness of LGBTQ Issues
Direct-Acting Antivirals Not Tied to Liver Cancer Recurrence
Many Teens Not Up to Date on HPV Vaccination
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
Time to Breast Cancer Surgery Delayed for Non-Hispanic Blacks
Addition of BMT Not Indicated in Some With Peds Hypodiploid ALL
Herd Protection Seen With 4-Valent HPV Vaccination
Medical Cannabis Decisions Being Made by Users, Not Doctors
FDA Chief Threatens to Halt E-Cigarette Sales
Many New Cancer Patients Unaware of Their Hepatitis Status
Messages for Increasing Parental Confidence in HPV Vaccine ID'd
Melanoma Survival Varies Among U.S. States
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Breast Cancer Patients Do Not Overreact to Genetic Testing
Hemochromatosis Mutation Linked to Other Morbidity
Achieving Healthy Diet From Sustainable Food Feasible
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
Personalized Tx May Extend Life in CKD With Small Renal Tumors
Liver Transplant Survival May Improve With Race Matching
Complications Higher Than Expected for Invasive Lung Tests
Suicide Risk Up More Than Fourfold for Cancer Patients
USPSTF Recommends Risk-Reducing Meds for Breast Cancer
Comorbidities Adversely Linked to Cancer Trial Participation
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Study Explores Influence of Genetics, Environment in Disease
Breast Cancer Incidence Up With Persistent Vasomotor Symptoms
Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood Donations
Median Survival for Stage 4 ALK-Positive NSCLC Nearly 7 Years
Terrorist Attack Victims With PTSD Have Higher Cancer Risk
Number of Colorectal CA Deaths Projected to Rise Worldwide
Smoking Associated With Worse Bladder Cancer Outcomes
Persistent Opioid Use High in Head, Neck Cancer Patients
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
High Fiber Intake Tied to Lower Risk for Noncommunicable Disease
Algorithm Evaluates Cervical Images to ID Precancer, Cancer
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Fewer Than 5 Percent of Thyroid Surgery Patients Readmitted
Fewer Complications Found With Hybrid Surgery for Esophageal Cancer
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Chemo-Radiation Combo Tied to Higher Survival in Peds Hodgkin
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Toxicity From All-Grade AEs in Prostate CA Better Reflects QOL
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
Costs Higher for Those With Comorbid Noncommunicable Diseases
Cancer Death Rate in U.S. Decreased Continuously From 1991 to 2016
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Strict Ordinances Tied to Lower Youth Tobacco Use
Cervical Cancer Screening Rates 'Unacceptably Low'
Screening Donated Blood for Zika Not Cost-Effective
Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors at Risk for Later Cancers
Risk for Suicide Increased in Year After Cancer Diagnosis
Sex Differences ID'd in Response to Glioblastoma Treatment
Health Benefits of Nonsugar Sweeteners Uncertain
Myelodysplastic Syndrome/AML Risk Increased After Chemo
Psychoeducational Intervention of Little Benefit in Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Disparities Mostly Explained by Facility Factors
Anemia Criteria Assist Decision on Type of Colorectal Cancer Screen
Available Vial Sizes Can Cut Drug Waste in Weight-Based Dosing
Kidney Stones Tied to Increased Renal Cell Carcinoma Risk
Proportion of Cancers Due to Excess Body Weight Varies by State
Long-Term Reduction in CRC Risk After Negative Colonoscopy
New Guidelines Address Care for Malignant Pleural Effusions
Many Veterans Oppose Cessation of Colorectal Cancer Screening
Risk for Breast Cancer Increased With False-Positive Screening Result
Obese Patients Exposed to Higher Radiation Doses for X-Rays
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
Targeted Muscle Reinnervation Can Reduce Phantom Limb Pain
ASH Develops Practice Guidelines for Venous Thromboembolism
Elevated Risk for Lung CA in Lung Transplant Recipients Explored
Health Care Screening Practices Impact Skin Cancer Diagnosis
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
Fecal Occult Blood Test May Improve CRC Outcomes in Some
New AAP Guideline Available for Infantile Hemangioma Treatment
Risk of Arterial Thromboembolic Events Up Prior to Cancer Diagnosis
HPV Ups Cervical Cancer Risk, Even With No Cellular Signs
FDA Approves Drugs for Treatment of Two Rare Blood Diseases
FDA Warns Companies on Unsafe, Unapproved Stem Cell Treatments
CDC: Weight, Waist Size, BMI Increased for Many U.S. Adults
Growth in Use of Telemedicine Seen From 2005 to 2017
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Pembrolizumab Promising for Metastatic Head, Neck SCC
Sorafenib for Desmoid Tumors Ups Progression-Free Survival
Modified-FOLFIRINOX Beneficial in Resected Pancreatic Cancer
New Law Boosts Fight Against Sickle Cell Disease
Endocrine Tx Does Not Impair Neuropsychological Performance
Exercise Linked to Reduced Mortality for Patients With Cancer
'Aggressive Steps' Needed to Stop Adolescent Use of E-Cigarettes
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
2010 to 2014 Saw Increase in Anemia After Hospitalization
Cisplatin Superior to Cetuximab for HPV+ Oropharyngeal Cancer
Risk for Zoster Up Before Dx, During Tx of Hematologic Cancer
Apixaban Prevents VTE in Cancer Patients Initiating Chemotherapy
Post-Inflammatory Polyps Not Linked to Colorectal Neoplasia
Medication Beliefs Affect Uptake of Preventive Tx for Breast Cancer
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
Risk Factors Identified for Late Recurrence of Liver Cancer
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Wearable Sensor Can Measure Personalized Ultraviolet Exposure
Novel Breast Imaging Technique Might Cut Unnecessary Biopsies
Radical Prostatectomy Has Lasting Benefit for Localized Cancer
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
Young Breast Cancer Patients Face Higher Risk for Osteoporosis
Tailored Feedback at CRC Screen Improves Lifestyle Behaviors
Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Prostate Cancer Linked
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity
Paid Childbearing Policies Lacking for Residents
Free Flap Breast Reconstruction Safe in Elderly Patients
Consensus Decision Pathway Developed for Tobacco Cessation
Breast CA Detection Rate Up With Digital Mammography in the U.K.
Visual Registration + Image Fusion Best for Targeted Biopsy
Higher Risk for Breast Cancer After Childbirth May Last 20+ Years
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Ultrarestrictive Opioid Rx Protocol Cuts Postoperative Opioid Use
Breast Screening Linked to Lower Risk for Breast Cancer Death
Colonoscopy Receipt Varies After Advanced Adenoma Diagnosis
SABCS: Breast Cancer Outcomes Worse for Blacks Despite Similar Gene RS
Smartphone App Uses Fingernail Bed Images to Detect Anemia
Since 1999, Uterine Cancer Incidence, Mortality Up
Many Americans Unaware of Promise of Personalized Medicine
SABCS: Low-Dose Tamoxifen Cuts Risk for Breast Dz
Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Colorectal Cancer Risk in Men
SABCS: Delaying Chemo Lowers Survival in Triple-Neg Breast CA
Imaging, Biopsy Often Still Needed After Mastectomy
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
SABCS: T-DM1 Cuts Recurrent Invasive HER2+ Breast CA Risk
ASH: A+CHP Bests CHOP for Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
ASH: Rivaroxaban Prevents Blood Clots in At-Risk Cancer Patients
Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
At-Home Self-Collected Samples Valid for Detecting High-Risk HPV
Noninvasive Diagnostic Imaging Accurately IDs Bladder Cancer
Rare Variants Associated With Interval Breast Cancers
ASH: Ibrutinib Tops Bendamustine + Rituximab for CLL
ASH: High Response to Tx After Checkpoint Blockade in NHL, HL
Teva Recalls Two Blood Pressure Medications
FDA Approves Firdapse for Rare Autoimmune Disorder
FDA Approves Treatment for AML Patients With Gene Mutation
Liquid Biopsy Can Assess Tx Response of Peds Brain Tumors
Persistent Back Pain Linked to Earlier Mortality in Older Women
Higher-Volume Hospitals Have Better Laryngectomy Outcomes
FDA Approves First Biosimilar to Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Drug
RSNA: Mammography May Benefit 30-Year-Olds With Risk Factors
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
FDA Approves Vitrakvi for Cancers With Certain Genetic Trait
Recommended Therapies for Polycythemia Vera Underused
One in Five Readmitted After Head, Neck Cancer Reconstruction
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
FDA Approves New Treatment for Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Obesity Tied to Increased Risk for Early-Onset CRC in Women
ADT May Up Risk for Heart Failure in Prostate Cancer Patients
Lung Cancer Screening Implementation Guide Developed
Youth Smoking Decline Mirrors Rise in Vaping Popularity
FDA Approves Drug to Treat Rare Immune Disease
AI-Based Smartphone App Can Help Cut Cancer Pain Severity
RSNA: Mammography Has Value in Women Age 75 or Older
Increased Risk for Oral Cancer With Exposure to High PM2.5
Immunotherapy Side Effects May Be More Common Than Thought
FDA Approves First-Line Tx for Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
Patient Education Ups VTE Prophylaxis in Hospital Setting
Burden of Liver Cancer Rising in Medicare Patients
Obesity as a Teen Ups Risk for Later Pancreatic Cancer
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
Name-Brand Medications Driving Spike in U.S. Drug Spending
FDA Moves to Restrict Flavored E-Cig Sales, Ban Menthol Cigarettes
Breast Cancer Recurrence Rate Not Up With Autologous Fat Transfer
Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors
Red Cross Issues Urgent Call for Blood Ahead of the Holidays
Under Pressure, JUUL Withdraws Most Flavored E-Cigs From Market
AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training
Heart Disease Leading Cause of Death in Low-Income Counties
Coordinated Care Needed for Cancer Survivors, Caregivers
Denosumab Promising for TDT-Induced Osteoporosis Treatment
AHA: Limited Benefit for n-3 Fatty Acids in CVD, Cancer Prevention
Many Women Have Not Heard of Ovarian Cancer Before Dx
FDA to Ban Most Flavored Electronic Cigarettes
Income, Lifestyle May Contribute to Disparity in Cancer Deaths
Genetic Test Helps ID Benign Versus Malignant Thyroid Nodules
Progress Toward Goals in Global Health Is Slowing
Improved Long-Term Pregnancy Outcomes for Goserelin + Chemo
Addition of Elotuzumab Ups PFS in Refractory Multiple Myeloma
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
More Frequent Surveillance No Benefit After NSCLC Resection
Blood Donations Exceeded Demand After Las Vegas Shooting
Fluorescence Can ID High-Grade Glioma During Sx for Brain Tumor
Low-Dose Radiation Safe for Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer
Majority of Internists Still Have Financial Ties to Industry
Poll: Patients, Caregivers Worry About Cost of Cancer Care
Models Project 79 Percent Drop in Lung CA Mortality by 2065
Cancer Mortality Up for 2nd-, 3rd-Generation Latino Immigrants
Age to Stop Cervical Cancer Screening Depends on Test Used
Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov
Head and Neck Cancer Survivors Have Increased Suicide Risk
HPV Vaccination Uptake Increasing, but Still Too Low
Second Hypertension Drug Recalled Due to Contamination
Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors
AAD Releases New Guidelines for the Tx of Cutaneous Melanoma
Minimally Invasive Sx May Up Mortality in Early Cervical Cancer
Barriers to Prostate Cancer Research in Black Men Identified
Black, Low-Income Women May Not Report Barriers to Care
Link Between Statins, Non-CVD Outcomes Lacks Evidence
Genetic Risk Score IDs Breast CA Risk in Female Child CA Survivors
Erectile Dysfunction Common in Childhood Cancer Survivors
AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training
Pilot Studies May Shed Light on How to Treat Lymphedema
New Method Estimates Risk for Recurrence in Breast Cancer
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors May Up Lung CA Risk
Many Hospitals Noncompliant With Record Request Regulations
Durvalumab Extends Survival in Stage III Non-Small Cell Lung CA
Hypofractionated Radiation OK for Localized Prostate CA
Smoking Associated With Head, Neck Surgery Complications
Healthier Diet Tied to Lower Mortality Risk in CRC Patients
Cancer Survival Higher in Teens, Young Adults Than Other Groups
ASTRO: Long-Term Benefit for Stereotactic Radn in Prostate CA
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
ASTRO: Stereotactic Ablative RT OK for RCC in Solitary Kidneys
ASTRO: Oropharynx CA Survival Rates Worse With RT/Cetuximab
Open Surgery for Early Lung CA Tied to Long-Term Opioid Use
Tobacco Use Remains Leading Modifiable Cause of Cancer
Pace of Change Has Accelerated in Alternative Payment Models
Hispanics With HIV Face Higher Risk for HPV-Related Cancer
Most Supplements Contain Prohibited Stimulants
Thermal Ablation Acceptable for Early Lung Cancer
A-Fib Patients With Cancer Less Likely to See Cardiologist
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
Diagnostic Strategy Can Rule Out PE in Pregnant Women
Chemoimmunotherapy Ups Survival in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
Aspirin, Anticoagulants Similarly Prevent VTE After TKA
Light Use of Topical Skin Tx Before Radiotherapy Seems Safe
Sharp Drop in U.S. Life Expectancy Rankings by 2040
Deep Learning Algorithm Can ID Mammographic Breast Density
Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT
Plasma-Based Genotyping Aids Targeted Tx of Metastatic NSCLC
Recreational Marijuana Now Legal in Canada
Treatment Tied to Survival Benefit in Complex Bladder Cancer
Lung Cancer Deaths 28% Lower in California Than Rest of U.S.
Positive HPV Status Tied to Better Cervical Cancer Prognosis
CHF in Pregnancy Up for Cancer Survivors With Cardiac Toxicity
In NSCLC, Longer Survival With Brigatinib Than Crizotinib
Without Medicaid Expansion, Poor Patients Forgo Medical Care
Active Pharmaceuticals ID'd in >700 Dietary Supplements
Multicomponent Intervention Can Reduce Sitting Time at Work
FDA Approves New DNA-Based Test to Verify Blood Compatibility
Ultrasound Can Predict Success of AV Fistula for Hemodialysis
Low-Dose Aspirin May Reduce Ovarian Cancer Risk
Midlife PSA Predicts Aggressive Prostate Cancer in Black Men
Aetna-CVS Merger Approved
Duvelisib Promising for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, SLL
Long-Term Aspirin Use Linked to Reduction in Liver Cancer Risk
FDA Approves HPV Vaccine for People Through Age 45
Integrated Classifier Identifies Benign Lung Nodules
Minority Residents Experience Burdens Linked to Race/Ethnicity
Weight Loss May Cut Breast CA Risk in Postmenopausal Women
Industry-Funded Trials Often Involve Employees in Studies
Daily Drinking Associated With Increased Mortality Risk
More Than 14 Million Preteens Need to Receive HPV Vaccine
Tips Provided for Budgeting in Medical Residency
Three-Quarters of Health Care Workers Got Flu Shot Last Year
Price Hikes Noted in Small Subset of Generic Drugs
Genomic Screening Can ID Undetected BRCA1/2 Cancer Risk
Cancer Risk Varies for Hispanics, Including in Puerto Rico
FDA Seizes Documents From E-Cigarette Maker JUUL
Treatment Linked to Cognitive Scores in Breast Cancer Survivors
JUUL Laboratories Have Largest Market Share of E-Cigarettes
Uninsured Rate at 8.8 Percent in First Quarter of 2018
For Employer-Based Plans, Spending Across Services Steady
Interviews Can Help Ensure Physician Candidates Fit Culture
Number of Health-Related Data Breaches Increasing
Negligible Drop in Neoplastic Lesion Dx After First Round of FIT
Second Opinion at NCI Center Valuable for Breast CA Patients
FDA Approves New Treatment for Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Risk of Venous Thromboembolism Recurrence High
More Non-Elderly Americans Uninsured in 2017 Versus 2016
Risk of Relapse Up for Teens, Young Adults With Leukemia
Handheld Device Inspired by Star Trek May Allow Rapid Diagnosis
Physicians Often Don't Address Their Burnout
Business Degree Increasingly Useful for Doctors
Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use
Single Agent Treats Two Cancers With Same Genetic Cause
Newer Hormonal Contraception May Cut Ovarian Cancer Risk
Burnout, Career Choice Regret Prevalent in U.S. Residents
Persistent Post-Op Opioid Use in Young Cancer Patients Explored
Many Countries Failing on Non-Communicable Dz Death Targets
Cancer-Related Gene Variations Frequently Reclassified
Critics Demand Stop to 'Guinea Pig' Sepsis Clinical Trial
Physician-Group ACOs Generate Medicare Savings
In 2016, Proportion of Uninsured Americans Down to 10 Percent
Novel Immunotherapy May Up Survival in Melanoma Brain Mets
Net Benefit of Anticoagulants for A-Fib Varies With Stroke Rate
Most Breast Cancer Diagnoses Given Over the Phone
Some Clinicians, Patients Record Clinic Visits for Patient Use
Promising New Way to Identify Breast Cancer Tumors
Sensitivity for CRC Detection Up With Decreasing FIT Threshold
Dozens of Medical Groups Join Forces to Improve Diagnoses
Research Links Doctor Burnout to Patient Safety Incidents
Residents Should Take Advantage of Paid Time Off
Cardiac Monitoring Needed for High-Risk Breast Cancer Patients
Hospitals Charge 479 Percent of Cost of Drugs on Average
No Clear Benefit for Rivaroxaban After Hospital Discharge
California Lawsuit Claims AbbVie Paid Doctors to Prescribe Humira
Patient Health Information Often Shared Electronically
EPA Plan Will Maintain Carbon Emissions From Power Plants
Second HPV-Related Primary Cancers Common in Survivors
Global Prevalence of Insufficient Activity 27.5 Percent
FDA Ad Campaign Hopes to Halt E-Cigarette Use Among Teens
Drug Prices Increase More Than Expected After Shortages
Review: Treatments for Primary Basal Cell Carcinoma Compared
Scribes Improve Physician Workflow, Patient Interaction
Association Health Plans Can Help Small Businesses Offer Coverage
Use of Aspirin in Healthy Elderly Questioned in Three Studies
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