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Cycling Tied to Higher Prostate Cancer Risk

Cycling Tied to Higher Prostate Cancer Risk

Experts note study findings aren't definitive, and risk is minimal.

Lanreotide Improves Enteropancreatic Tumor Survival Rate

Lanreotide Improves Enteropancreatic Tumor Survival Rate

Findings based on aqueous-gel form of lanreotide treatment versus placebo.

Prostate Cancer Outcomes Associated With Clinical Depression

Prostate Cancer Outcomes Associated With Clinical Depression

Clinically depressed prostate cancer patients received definitive treatment less often and had worse survival as compared with patients without depression.

Patients With Hodgkin Lymphoma May Develop Third Malignancy

Patients With Hodgkin Lymphoma May Develop Third Malignancy

Hodgkin lymphoma survivors who have developed a second malignancy are at a higher risk of developing a third malignancy.

Researchers Find New Insight Into Brain Cancer and Parkinson's Disease

Researchers Find New Insight Into Brain Cancer and Parkinson's Disease

PARC/CUL9 promotes long-term survival in neurons and brain cancer cells by overriding the biochemical mechanisms that lead to apoptosis.

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Health Care Expenditure Slowed in US

Health sector prices explain much of difference between U.S. and other high-spending countries.

States Concerned About Higher-Than-Expected Medicaid Enrollment

Millions signing up for Medicaid to comply with federal health care law.

EHR Use More Than Doubles

Almost 80% of doctors in the United States have switched from paper to electronic health records.

Many Docs Order Unnecessary Medical Tests

Most physicians believe that doctors order too many medical tests, yet half admit to doing so themselves in response to a patient who insists, a new survey shows.

Reducing Six Risk Factors May Prevent 37 Million Deaths

Several modifiable risk factors can cut chronic disease deaths over the next 15 years.

Majority of Women Lack Accurate Knowledge of Their Own Breast Cancer Risk

Caucasian women overestimate their risk of breast cancer while African American and Hispanic women underestimate their risk, according to research presented at BCS 2013.

Survey Identifies Modifiable Barriers to Mammography Screening Among Rural US Women

A survey presented at BCS 2013 has found a number of factors that cause rural US women to avoid breast cancer screening.

Perioperative MRI of Uncertain Benefit for Women with DCIS

The benefit of perioperative MRI for women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is "uncertain," found a study presented during BCS 2013.

Dr. Edith Perez's Recommended Abstracts at BCS 2013

ChemotherapyAdvisor.com Editorial Board member Dr. Edith Perez of the Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, recommends high impact abstracts at the Breast Cancer Symposium 2013.

Radiotherapy for DCIS Is Not Associated With Increased Cardiovascular Disease

Women who underwent radiation for ductal carcinoma in situ do not face an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, found a study presented at BCS 2013.

Biking Tied to PCa, But Not Reproductive Health

Experts note study findings aren't definitive, and risk is minimal.

Bladder Cancer Prognosis Unaffected by Smoking Status

Current smoking and smoking cessation prior to diagnosis does not alter risk of recurrence or progression of non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer.

Lethal Prostate Cancer Linked to Vasectomy

Study finds a 19% increased risk of distant metastases or death from the cancer.

Depressed Men With Prostate Cancer Fare Worse

Those with depression, intermediate- or high-risk disease undergo less treatment.

Cranberry May Ease Radiotherapy Cystitis

Men who took cranberry capsules during and after external beam radiation treatment experienced less severe symptoms of cystitis.

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