Cancer

Top in hem/onc: Early puberty and breast cancer, incomplete pregnancy and ovarian cancer

25 minutes ago   |   Healio

A longitudinal study revealed the mechanism of early puberty as a driver of breast cancer risk. It was the top story in hematology/oncology last week. Another top story was...
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High dose radiation therapy linked to shorter survival times in NSCLC patients

4 hours ago   |   News Medical

A genetic analysis of non-small cell lung cancer patients on the phase III NRG Oncology RTOG 0617 clinical trial assessing radiation dose discovered that high dose radiation...
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Katie Couric, cancer advocate, speaks to ACG: ‘Cancer found me'

5 hours ago   |   Healio

In a lecture dedicated to her sister's memory, Katie Couric engaged in an honest and raw conversation with ACG President Mark Pochapin, MD, about how her grief over her...
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Study: Mammary basal cell lineage contributes to breast cancer heterogeneity

5 hours ago   |   News Medical

A key hurdle in treating breast cancers is intratumoral heterogeneity, or the presence of multiple different cell populations within the same tumor that have distinct...
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New Estimates of Breast Cancer Risks Associated With HRT Examined

New Estimates of Breast Cancer Risks Associated With HRT Examined

5 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

In the United Kingdom, new estimates of the increased risks of breast cancer associated with the use of different hormone replacement therapy preparations have been examined.
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Researchers report outcomes of salvage low dose RT brachytherapy after EBRT for prostate cancer

8 hours ago   |   News Medical

Researchers involved in the phase II NRG Oncology RTOG 0526 trial studying low dose rate prostate brachytherapy following local recurrence after external beam radiotherapy for...
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Study finds persistence of racial disparities in treatment for common lung cancer

9 hours ago   |   News Medical

Lung cancer continues to be the most deadly solid cancer in the world, despite the fact that survival rates have been improving over the past decade.
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Choriocarcinoma presenting as recurrent intracranial hemorrhage in an adolescent patient

10 hours ago   |   Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Due to its highly metastatic and invasive nature, choriocarcinoma may affect other organ systems and mimic conditions not typical of gynecologic cancers. Recurrent intracranial...
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Risk of breast cancer linked to receiving HRT during menopause is lower risk than previously feared

Risk of breast cancer linked to receiving HRT during menopause is lower risk than previously feared

11 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

The study, based on data from more than half a million British women, confirmed the link between the medication and breast cancer but found that it was safer than previously...
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Single Dose of SBRT Effective for Oligometastatic Lung Lesions

Single Dose of SBRT Effective for Oligometastatic Lung Lesions

11 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

A single fraction of stereotactic body radiotherapy appeared to be an effective alternative to a multi-fraction approach for control of limited lung metastases in patients with...
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COVID Vaccine: Infections Seen Among Sputnik Trial Subjects

COVID Vaccine: Infections Seen Among Sputnik Trial Subjects

There have been instances of infection among volunteers of Sputnik V trials, the world's first registered vaccine against Covid-19 virus, according to a top official of the... Read more ...

Keeping gyms and leisure centres open is critical to ensuring health and...

Keeping gyms and leisure centres open is critical to ensuring health and wellbeing, say academics

Experts from Sheffield Hallam University analysed more than 62million gym visits in 14 European countries since September, but only identified 487 Covid-19 cases. Read more ...

Why COVID-19 Is Not the 3rd Leading Cause of Death

Why COVID-19 Is Not the 3rd Leading Cause of Death

According to Dr. Thomas Frieden, former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, COVID-19 is now the third leading cause of death in the U.S., killing... Read more ...

India's COVID-19 Cases Crosse 80L, Recoveries Over 73 Lakh

India's COVID-19 Cases Crosse 80L, Recoveries Over 73 Lakh

India has seen about 49,881 new coronavirus infections and 517 deaths in the last 24 hours. Coronavirus cases tally has crossed 80 lakh-mark with the total number of cases at... Read more ...

Tough tardigrades: Microscopic water bears can withstand harmful radiation...

Tough tardigrades: Microscopic water bears can withstand harmful radiation, thanks to a certain protein

A protein found only in tardigrades may protect cells from DNA damage caused by radiation exposure, according to a recent study published in eLife. Researchers from the... Read more ...

Link Between Antiseizure Drug Valproic Acid and Autism Risk

Link Between Antiseizure Drug Valproic Acid and Autism Risk

Antiseizure medication in pregnancy is associated with twice the risk of autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children, said study. Read more ...

Who needs SCIENCE? China justifies widespread COVID-19 immunizations without...

Who needs SCIENCE? China justifies widespread COVID-19 immunizations without bothering with clinical trials

The Chinese government defended widespread immunizations against COVID-19 outside of clinical trials in the country. The vaccinations were warranted, as there were no... Read more ...

Shocking numbers: Comparing COVID-19 deaths to abortion deaths

Shocking numbers: Comparing COVID-19 deaths to abortion deaths

I recently saw the headline from the New York Times about the deaths of over 200,000 Americans to COVID-19, and it got me thinking. (Article by Katie Beatty republished from... Read more ...

COVID-19 Racism Takes Toll on Chinese Americans' Mental Health

COVID-19 Racism Takes Toll on Chinese Americans' Mental Health

Chinese Americans are experiencing more racial discrimination and it appears to be affecting their mental health, according to a convenience sample survey. Among 543... Read more ...

Op-Ed: Physicians Need to Plan for Their Own Financial Health

Op-Ed: Physicians Need to Plan for Their Own Financial Health

As we write this, one of our physician clients is in a Dallas hospital waiting for a lung transplant. As a pulmonologist, he has treated hundreds of patients with lung... Read more ...