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Higher Levels of Anti-CA15.3 and Anti-CA125 Linked to Increased Risk for Mucinous Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

Higher Levels of Anti-CA15.3 and Anti-CA125 Linked to Increased Risk for Mucinous Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

Researchers used the EPIC Cohort to identify whether anti-CA125 and anti-CA15.3 antibodies alone or in combination with antigens may determine epithelial ovarian cancer risk.

Better Efforts Needed for Cancer Patients With Pessimistic Illness Perceptions

Among cancer survivors, illness perception may affect patient health-related quality of life and mortality.

Ovarian Cancer Risk Reduced With Regular, Low-Dose Aspirin

Although ovarian cancer risk may be reduced with regular use of low-dose aspirin, the use of nonaspirin analgesics may increase the risk of ovarian cancer among long-term, high-quantity users.

Opinion

Bowel Preparation for Colorectal Cancer Screening: Improving Outcomes

Stool burden can be a particularly challenging aspect of colonoscopies, making potentially cancerous lesions easier to miss.

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.

Clinical Features

Adjuvant Chemo With Endocrine Therapy for HR+/HER2- Breast Cancer

Adjuvant Chemo With Endocrine Therapy for HR+/HER2- Breast Cancer

Although endocrine therapy following surgery is recommended for HR-positive/HER2-negative, axillary node-negative breast cancers, the value of adjuvant chemotherapy in the setting of moderate risk is unclear.

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.

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