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Induction Chemotherapy Is Well Tolerated in Elderly Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Induction Chemotherapy Is Well Tolerated in Elderly Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia

The researchers reported more than 75% of patients achieved complete response after 1 cycle of the intensive chemotherapy regimen.

Increased Breast Cancer Risk After Childbirth May Last Decades

Is there an association between breast cancer risk and recent childbirth?

Primary Care May Aid Genetic Counseling Referral for Ovarian Cancer Survivors

A pair of new case-finding strategies may help general practitioners identify and refer patients and survivors of ovarian cancer to genetic counseling and DNA testing.

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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