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Patient education regarding the purpose and side effects of medications can be important to ensuring adherence and optimizing patient outcomes. However, it can be difficult for patients to absorb this information while experiencing an episode of acute illness, especially given the anxiety that can accompany a frightening diagnosis such as cancer. Margaret Highley, MSN, RN, OCN®, and members of the surgical oncology unit at The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Ins...

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Thursday, April 18, 2019
Patient education regarding the purpose and side effects of medications can be important to ensuring adherence and optimizing patient outcomes. However, it can be difficult for...
Thursday, April 18, 2019
The most common type of primary malignant brain tumor in adults, glioblastoma is also one of the deadliest cancers, with a median survival rate of 10 to 14 months. Until rec...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
​Lung cancer screening using low-dose computed tomography (CT) has been endorsed by the United States Preventive Services Task Force and is covered by most insurances, yet this...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
​In a single pathogen sensor, researchers have found both a potential therapeutic target and a possible way to improve the efficacy of current immune checkpoint blockade therap...
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
In vitro fertilization (IVF) has been thought to potentially cause an increased risk of cancer in children, especially because IVF is linked to childhood cancer risk factors...

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In vitro fertilization (IVF) has been thought to potentially cause an increased risk of cancer in children, especially because IVF is linked to childhood cancer risk factors such as imprinting disorders and birth defects. L...
Caregivers, especially those caring for older patients with advanced cancers, are under immense stress taking care of their loved ones. Supriya G. Mohile, MD, MS, The Philip and Marilyn Wehrheim Professor at the University ...
Outcomes have improved in recent years for patients with B-cell malignancies such as diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), but many patients continue to develop relapsed or refractory dis...
For the first time in over 20 years, the FDA has proposed amendments to the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) in an effort to expand the information provided to patients and physicians, modernize standards for mammogram...
Glyphosate-based herbicides, such as Roundup®, are widely used in the United States in crops, gardens, and lawncare. Luoping Zhang, PhD, MS, Adjunct Professor at University of California, Berkeley, and colleagues revealed i...

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Patient education regarding the purpose and side effects of medications can be important to ensuring adherence and optimizing patient outcomes. However, it can be difficult for patients to absorb this information while experie...
​Lung cancer screening using low-dose computed tomography (CT) has been endorsed by the United States Preventive Services Task Force and is covered by most insurances, yet this service is still underutilized, and some individu...
In order to accurately recognize the continuing medical education (CME) needs and preferences of urology/oncology health care providers, i3 Health administered a survey to participants at the 66th Society of Government Service ...
In order to identify the continuing medical education needs and preferences of hematology/oncology fellows, i3 Health administered a survey to participants at several live CME-certified visiting faculty meetings. i3 Health inte...
Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) accounts for 15% of all adult leukemias and is characterized by heterogenous clinical manifestations. In recent years outcomes for patients with CML have greatly improved, in part due to the a...

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