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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.

USPSTF recommends skin cancer prevention care to begin at age 6 months

The USPSTF has released updated recommendations on skin cancer counseling and self-examination for adults with fair skin.

Gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma patients benefit from adjuvant chemotherapy

The researchers found that patients receiving adjuvant chemotherapy for gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma were younger, more likely to have advanced disease, and had shorter postoperative inpatient stays.

Increased cancer risk found in rheumatoid arthritis patients with VTE

VTE and cancer are the result of inflammation and immunological dysfunctions associated with RA.

Pediatric inflammatory bowel disease increases cancer risk in adulthood

Patients with childhood-onset IBD have an increased risk of cancer, especially gastrointestinal cancers, lymphoid neoplasms, and skin 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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