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Overweight, obesity-related cancers increasing in the United States

Overweight, obesity-related cancers increasing in the United States

Incidence rates of overweight- and obesity-related cancers have increased in the United States.

Vitamin D supplementation not associated with reduced cancer risk

Little evidence was found for linear causal associations between genetic determinants of circulating vitamin D concentration and risk of seven cancers.

Warfarin associated with lower cancer risk in older adults

Warfarin use may provide cancer protection across a broad range of malignant neoplasms.

Opinion

Soft tissue sarcoma of the thigh in an adolescent male

A young boy's complaint of a tender mass on his left thigh is diagnosed as osteosarcoma.

Transurethral resection of bladder tumor

A transurethral resection of bladder tumor allows examination and determination of histology, depth of invasion, and involvement beyond the bladder.

Are prostate biopsies linked to the spread of cancerous cells?

Cases of prostate biopsies resulting in the spread of cancerous cells are rare.

Clinical Features

Breast cancer screening: a review of current mammography guidelines

Breast cancer screening: a review of current mammography guidelines

Consensus regarding mammography screening varies, and conflicting guidelines from medical organizations can cause confusion for patients and providers.

An unusual pelvic mass in a 43-year-old woman

An unusual pelvic mass in a 43-year-old woman

A woman who is in generally good health presents with a visibly enlarged abdomen with left-sided dominance and increased pelvic pressure that had worsened.

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