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Handheld Device Can ID Cardiac Dysfunction in Cancer Survivors

Handheld Device Can ID Cardiac Dysfunction in Cancer Survivors

Vivio can accurately detect cardiac dysfunction in anthracycline-exposed childhood cancer survivors

Higher Vitamin D Levels Tied to Lower Risk of Colorectal Cancer

In women, risk declines as levels increase up to 100 nmol/L, but association in men not significant

Older Adults Increasingly Have HPV+ Oropharyngeal Cancers

Regardless of age, favorable survival conferred by an HPV-positive tumor status

Increase in Global Cancer Incidence, Drop in Death Rates

From 2006 and 2016, smallest increase seen in high Sociodemographic Index countries.

Cancer Development Linked to Increased Diabetes Risk

Increased risk of subsequent diabetes independent of traditional diabetes risk factors

Prophylactic, Extended Carboplatin Infusion Not Linked to Lower HSR in Ovarian Cancer Patients

A prophylactic, graded, extended infusion of carboplatin, compared with a shorter, standard infusion, is not associated with a reduced rate of HSRs in women with recurrent ovarian cancer.

Cryoablation Efficacious for Cancer Pain, Review Finds

Cryoablation also cuts the need for opioids at 24 hours post-treatment and at three months

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Case Study: Chest Pain and Shortness of Breath in a Patient with Colorectal Cancer

Case Study: Chest Pain and Shortness of Breath in a Patient with Colorectal Cancer

A 64-year-old woman who was recently diagnosed with colorectal cancer is brought to the emergency department with substernal chest pain and shortness of breath.

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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