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Black Women Receive Less Timely Breast Cancer Treatment
Trend persists regardless of socioeconomic status
Monday, September 21, 2020

Lung Cancer Treatment Plans Changed Due to Pandemic
57 percent of patients receiving active treatment had at least one change in treatment plans
Friday, September 18, 2020

Cancer Incidence Up for Adolescents and Young Adults
2007 to 2016 saw increase in overall cancer incidence in all age groups, mainly driven by thyroid cancer
Thursday, September 17, 2020

Many Doctors Misinformed About Nicotine's Risks
Less than one-third of doctors correctly agree that nicotine directly contributed to birth defects
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Factor V Activity Significantly Increased in Severe COVID-19
Rates of DVT/PE significantly higher for patients with COVID-19 and elevated factor V activity
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

NIH Launches Clinical Trials of Antithrombotics for COVID-19
Adaptive design allows evaluation of various doses, types of blood thinners in outpatients, inpatients
Monday, September 14, 2020

NAMS Updates Guidance for Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause
GSM is underdiagnosed and undertreated, but symptoms can be managed effectively in most cases
Thursday, September 10, 2020

Widespread Avoidance of Medical Care Found Due to COVID-19 Concerns
Prevalence of care avoidance higher for caregivers, those with underlying conditions, disabilities
Thursday, September 10, 2020

Respiratory, Lung Cancer Death Up Even With Low-Intensity Smoking
Risks for respiratory and lung cancer mortality increased for those smoking <10 cigarettes per day
Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Guidelines Updated for Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
Updated content covers six topic areas, including new areas of anemia, pediatrics, pregnancy and delivery
Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Delayed Radiotherapy Not Tied to Worse Survival in Prostate Cancer
Initiation of RT up to six months after androgen deprivation therapy not tied to worse overall survival
Monday, August 31, 2020

Losing Weight Before Midlife Cuts Mortality Risk
Risk lower for those who dropped from obese to overweight versus those who remained obese
Friday, August 28, 2020

Mortality, Intubation Rates Lower With Anticoagulation in COVID-19
Thromboembolic disease that was not suspected clinically identified in 42 percent of autopsies
Friday, August 28, 2020

No SARS-CoV-2 RNA Seen on Surfaces in Radiation Oncology Clinic
No detectable SARS-CoV-2 found in radiation oncology dept. housed in tertiary care COVID-19 referral center
Thursday, August 27, 2020

Care Delayed for Many U.S. Breast Cancer Patients Early in Pandemic
Younger patients experienced more delays; otherwise, no differences seen by race, insurance type
Tuesday, August 25, 2020

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