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Ovarian cancer risk reduced with oral contraceptives

Ovarian cancer risk reduced with oral contraceptives

The use of oral contraceptives did not reduce the risks of breast cancer or colorectal cancer.

Ovarian cancer screening: updated recommendations from the USPSTF

The USPSTF has issued an updated recommendation statement on ovarian cancer screening.

Primary gastrinomas of the hepatobiliary tract may occur in patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome

Lymph nodes proximal to hepatic or biliary gastrinomas will likely require extraction as many in the surround region will have metastasized.

Assessing impacts of antidepressants on ovarian cancer risk

Past epidemiological investigations resulted in inconsistent reports on the affiliation between antidepressants and the risk of ovarian cancer.

Ovarian cancer patients may benefit from added hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy

The addition of HIPEC resulted in longer recurrence-free and overall survival among patients with ovarian cancer.

Prostate cancer recurrence linked to metabolic syndrome, obesity

A positive correlation between increased BMI and risk of prostate cancer recurrence was observed in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy.

Depressive symptoms may predict mortality in head, neck cancer

Depressive symptoms at the time of treatment planning can predict overall 2 year mortality in patients with head and neck cancer.

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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.

Risk of Alzheimer dementia after androgen deprivation therapy

Risk of Alzheimer dementia after androgen deprivation therapy

A recent cohort study evaluated the risk of developing Alzheimer dementia after ADT in 16,888 men with prostate cancer, 14.2% of whom were treated with ADT.

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