Hematology & Oncology News

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
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
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
Health Care Screening Practices Impact Skin Cancer Diagnosis
Fecal Occult Blood Test May Improve CRC Outcomes in Some
New AAP Guideline Available for Infantile Hemangioma Treatment
HPV Ups Cervical Cancer Risk, Even With No Cellular Signs
FDA Approves Drugs for Treatment of Two Rare Blood Diseases
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December 4 2018 - December 8 2018CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, Dec. 4-8
December 1 2018 - December 4 2018American Society of Hematology, Dec. 1-4
November 25 2018 - November 30 2018Radiological Society of North America, Nov. 25-30
October 23 2018 - October 28 2018American Society of Nephrology, Oct. 23-28
October 22 2018 - October 26 2018American College of Surgeons, Oct. 22-26
October 21 2018 - October 24 2018American Society for Radiation Oncology, Oct. 21-24
October 13 2018 - October 17 2018American Society of Anesthesiologists, Oct. 13-17
October 5 2018 - October 10 2018American College of Gastroenterology, Oct. 5-10
October 3 2018 - October 7 2018Infectious Diseases Society of America, Oct. 3-7
August 25 2018 - August 27 2018National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Aug. 25-27
June 2 2018 - June 5 2018Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5
June 1 2018 - June 5 2018American Society of Clinical Oncology, June 1-5
May 18 2018 - May 21 2018American Urological Association, May 18-21
April 19 2018 - April 21 2018American College of Physicians, April 19-21

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