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Adherence to Diabetes Meds May Cut Mortality in Colorectal Cancer
Insulin Resistance May Add to Racial Disparity in Breast Cancer Prognosis
Radiation Oncology Clinic Visits Down Due to COVID-19
ASCO: Mortality High for Cancer Patients With COVID-19
ASCO: Relugolix Superior to Leuprolide in Advanced Prostate Cancer
Outcomes Equal for AYA Hodgkin Therapy at Peds, Adult Centers
Infection Risk Up in Month After CAR T-Cell Immunotherapy
9.5 Percent Uninsured in U.S. From January Through June 2019
Risk for Later Invasive Breast Cancer Up for Women With DCIS
Links Found Between Leaders of Medical Associations, Industry
Early Informed Lung Cancer Patients Have Greater Survival Rates
Only One in Four U.S. Hospitals With ICUs Have Tele-ICU Services
Lasting Drop Seen in CRC Incidence, Death After Negative Colonoscopy
Platinum Therapy May Up Survival in Pancreatic Cancer With DNA Repair Defects
Delays in Cancer Surgery Due to COVID-19 Could Harm Survival
Melanoma Risk From Biologic Therapy Remains Uncertain
Local-Stage Prostate Cancer Incidence Rates Continue to Drop
Sales of Johnson's Baby Powder Halted in U.S., Canada
Excessive Drinking Seen in Some Patients With Chronic Conditions
11.2 Percent of Pediatric Cancer Patients Positive for SARS-CoV-2
High BMI in Childhood May Up Risk for Bladder Cancer as Adult
Multiple Genes Predispose Black Women to Breast Cancer
Majority of Cancers Diagnosed Within Six Months of BI-RADS 3
Burnout Comparable Between Millennial, Gen X Residents, Fellows
Spending on Primary Care Continues to Lag in the U.S.
28 Million-Plus Surgeries Could Be Canceled Due to COVID-19
Qinlock Approved as Fourth-Line Treatment for GIST
Cough May Not Appear in Young Children With COVID-19
Convalescent Plasma Appears Promising for Severe COVID-19
Most Physicians Have Seen False-Negative COVID-19 Test Results
Opioid-Related Deaths Less Likely Among Cancer Patients
Regular Aspirin Use Tied to Lower Risk for Digestive Tract Cancers
Addition of Atezolizumab May Aid in Metastatic Urothelial Cancer
Graduated Compression Stockings May Not Be Needed After Surgery
Cannabis Smoking May Increase Risk for Fungal Infection
Atezolizumab-Bevacizumab Beats Sorafenib in Liver Cancer
COVID-19 Pandemic Slowing Cancer Research
PM2.5 Linked to Later Mortality in Certain Pediatric, AYA Cancers
Risk Score May Predict Critical Illness at COVID-19 Admission
Dexrazoxane Preserves Cardiac Function in Pediatric Leukemia
Severe Illness Reported in Some Children With COVID-19
FDA Approves Retevmo for Certain Lung, Thyroid Cancers
IBD Not Tied to Female Genital Tract Malignancies
Significant Reductions Seen in Breast Cancer Death With Screening
ACR Issues Statement on Return of Routine Radiology Services
Risk for SARS-CoV-2 Lower for Prostate Cancer Patients on ADT
Testicular Germ Cell Tumor Incidence Increased for All Races/Ethnicities
Health Insurance Coverage Disruption Impedes Cancer Care
Tabrecta Approved for Metastatic NSCLC With Specific Mutations
UGN-101 Active in Chemoablation of Upper Tract Urothelial Cancer
Link Found Between Body Size in Childhood, Later Life Disease
Anticoagulation May Improve Outcomes in COVID-19 Patients
Guidance Developed for Lung Cancer Screening During COVID-19
Fewer Children Enrolling in Pediatric Cancer Trials
Whole-Body DW MRI Can Help Assess Pediatric Tumor Response
Patients With Cancer Seem More Vulnerable to COVID-19
Genomically Targeted Treatment Slows Advanced Prostate Cancer
COVID-19 Case Fatality Rate Increased for Cancer Patients
Impact of COVID-19 on Oncology Clinical Trials Discussed
Symptomatic Health Care Staff in U.K. Screened for COVID-19
Medicaid Expansion Tied to Higher Mammography Rates
Pediatric Brain Cancer Outcomes Worse for Black, Hispanic Patients
Smoking Tied to Inferior Survival in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
David Shulkin, M.D., on COVID-19 Financial Consequences for Health Care System
Thromboembolic Complications in COVID-19 Discussed
Multicancer Blood Test, PET-CT Combo Feasible for Cancer Screen
PFS Prolonged With Continuous Dabrafenib, Trametinib in Melanoma
Nearly Half of U.S. Population Breathes Unhealthy Air
Low Vitamin D May Reduce Survival for Some With Multiple Myeloma
45.4 Percent of U.S. Adults at Risk for Complications With COVID-19
Roadmap Developed for Resuming Elective Surgery During COVID-19
COVID-19 Pandemic Delays FDA Review of Vaping Products
Infection Rate Up Prior to Detection of Malignant Cancer
SARS-CoV-2 Stays in Respiratory Samples Longer in Severely Ill
FDA Approves Trodelvy for Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
Scoring System Helps Guide Surgical Care During COVID-19
Clinical, Genetic, Biomarker Model IDs Risk for Pancreatic Cancer
Heightened Surveillance IDs More Thyroid Cancer in 9/11 Responders
Cervical Cancer Screening Rates May Be Impacted by Disasters
Pemazyre Approved for Treatment of Advanced Cholangiocarcinoma
Benefit of Social Distancing Outweighs Economic Impact
Tukysa Approved for Unresectable, Metastatic HER2+ Breast Cancer
Family History-Based Early Screen Could ID More Young-Onset CRC
FDA Approves First Therapy for Low-Grade UTUC
Removal of Flavored E-Cigarette Products Likely Ineffective
CDC: 2009 to 2017 Saw Increase in Oral Cavity, Pharynx Cancers
FDA Urges COVID-19 Survivors to Donate Plasma
Quality Improvement Effort Cuts Blood Clots in Brain Injury Patients
Telehealth Usage Was Growing Among Internists Prior to COVID-19
Guidance Issued for Breast Cancer Care During COVID-19
Prognostic Score Predicts Time to First Treatment in Leukemia
SARS-CoV-2 Contamination of Air, Surfaces Examined in ICU, Wards
Medical Masks May Be Sufficient During COVID-19 Routine Care
High Rates of Appropriate E-Consults Seen Across Specialties
Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Cuts Recall Rates
Racial Disparity in Prostate Cancer Survival Tied to Region
Adult Smoking, Cessation Tied to Smoking Intensity in Adolescence
Prognosis Poor for Pediatric, Adolescent Patients With Colon Cancer
Convalescent Plasma Treatment Promising in Severe COVID-19
Racial Differences Seen for Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment, Survival
Celiac Disease May Slightly Increase Mortality Risk
'Mod' E-Cigarette Users Smoke More Cigarettes One Year Later
Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer Adjusted During COVID-19
Majority of Physicians Report Serious Concerns About COVID-19
High Fiber Consumption Linked to Reduced Risk for Breast Cancer
COPD Independent Risk Factor for Lung Cancer
Rivaroxaban Prevents VTE After Lower-Limb Surgery
Amid COVID-19 Crisis, Blood Donor Restrictions Eased
Unemployed Workers Less Likely to Be Uninsured Post-ACA
Polypharmacy Ups Postchemo Hospitalization Risk in Seniors
Burden of Childhood Cancer Can Be Diminished
Methylation Analysis of cfDNA IDs >50 Cancer Types
Doctors, Hospitals, Pharmacies Warned Not to Stockpile Meds
U.S. Army Opens Field Hospital in New York City
PPE Negative for SARS-CoV-2 After Patient Contact
Workers at Risk for COVID-19 Exposure Can Access Online Training
ACC: Statins Cut Heart Failure Risk in Early Breast Cancer Treatment
Reduction Noted in Transfusion Burden With Luspatercept
Prospective, Randomized Studies of AI Lacking in Medical Imaging
Acute Kidney Injury Seems to Promote Renal Cell Carcinoma
Increased Risk for SARS-CoV-2 Seen in Cancer Patients in Wuhan
National Health Spending Expected to Increase Through 2028
More Steps in a Day Tied to Lower Risk for Death
FDA: Insulin Among Drugs Transitioned to Biological Products
Interleukin-1β Inhibition Linked to Reduced Incidence of Anemia
Article Addresses Management of Cancer Care During COVID-19
Iron Chelation Therapy Treats Iron Overload in MDS
10-Year Outcomes Similar for H-IMRT, C-IMRT in Prostate Cancer
Cumulative Dose of Oral Steroids Associated With HTN Incidence
1990 to 2017 Saw Increases in Primary Liver Cancer Cases
Young Cancer Survivors Have More Financial, Food Insecurity
Patients Underestimate Length of Mohs Surgery Scars
Serial Interval of COVID-19 Estimated at 3.96 Days
Large Decrease Seen in Melanoma Mortality From 2013 to 2016
Low Muscle Mass, Density Linked to Shorter Survival in Lymphoma
Copper Intrauterine Devices Tied to Lower Risk for Cervical Cancer
Per-Capita Medical Radiation Exposure Down in United States
Graphic Health Warnings Coming for U.S. Cigarette Packs
Chemo Ups Disease-Free Survival in Upper Tract Urothelial Cancer
Causal Link Suggested for IGF-1 Concentrations, Breast Cancer
Nonsmoker Mortality Showcases Harm of Secondhand Smoke
Race, Insurance Status Linked to Lower Cancer Survival
Spirometry Suggests COPD for Many at Lung Cancer Screening
Psoriasis Linked to Increased Risk for Developing Cancer
Breast Cancer Incidence Rising for Young Women Since 1935
Recommendations Updated for Postcolonoscopy Management
Invasive Breast Cancer Detection Up With Abbreviated Breast MRI
Decreases Seen in Cancer Incidence, Death Rates
Prevalence of CRC Screening Lowest in Adults Aged 50 to 54
Safety, Effectiveness of VKAs, DOACs Similar in General Practice
Second Case of HIV-1 Cure After Stem Cell Transplant Reported
CRC Risks Similar to General Population After Bariatric Surgery
Risk for Liver Cancer Down With Low-Dose Aspirin in Hepatitis B, C
Dairy Milk Tied to Higher Breast Cancer Risk
Sustained Favorable Outcomes Found With Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
Advanced Features Seen in Some Adults With Small Thyroid Tumors
Low-Dose Chest CT Does Not Seem to Alter Chromosomal DNA
Bereavement Tied to Higher Melanoma-Related Mortality
Genetic Mutations ID'd in Breast Cancer After Menopause
2018 Health Care Spending Up Due to Higher Prices
Guidelines Detail Management of Liver Failure in ICU Patients
Opting for Plant-Based Protein May Lower Mortality Risk
Knowledge of Cancer Risk, Health Promotion Varies Widely
Genetic Testing Proposed for All Women ≤65 With Breast Cancer
CRC Incidence, Mortality Declining for Adults Aged ≥65
Many Young Women With Breast Cancer Experience Financial Decline
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Seem Not to Protect Against Cancer
Combined Biopsy Method Better for Prostate Cancer Diagnosis
Considerable Increase Seen in List, Net Prices of Branded Drugs
Racial/Ethnic Insurance Coverage Disparity Down Since ACA
1996 to 2016 Saw Increases in U.S. Spending on Health Care
Sarclisa Approved for Treatment of Multiple Myeloma
Use of PPIs Tied to Cognitive Issues in Breast Cancer Survivors
Surgical Approach Not Tied to Decision Regret After Prostatectomy
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April 27 2020 - April 28 2020American Association for Cancer Research, April 27-28
March 28 2020 - March 30 2020American College of Cardiology, March 28-30
March 28 2020 - March 31 2020The Endocrine Society, March 28-31
December 10 2019 - December 14 2019CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, Dec. 10-14
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
September 15 2019 - September 18 2019American Society for Radiation Oncology, Sept. 15-18
September 15 2019 - September 18 2019American Academy of Otolaryngology, Sept. 15-18
May 31 2019 - June 4 2019American Society of Clinical Oncology, May 31-June 4

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