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Cancer history impacts mortality risk independent of CV risk

Cancer history impacts mortality risk independent of CV risk

Cancer history has an important impact on mortality independent of cardiovascular risk factors.

Ultra-processed foods may increase overall, breast cancer risks

An increased consumption of processed foods by 10% was associated with more than 10% increased risk for overall and breast cancers.

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.

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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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