In Vitro Fertilization Linked to Childhood Cancers? An Interview With Logan Spector, PhD

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. Logan Spector, PhD, Professor at University of Minnesota, and colleagues found a small correlation between IVF and childhood cancer; however, the increased rate of embryonal cancers, specifically hepatic tumors, could not be attributed to IVF per se rather than to underlying in...
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Caregivers Need Care, Too: An Interview With Supriya G. Mohile, MD, MS

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 of Rochester, and colleagues revealed in a study that caregivers of older patients with advanced cancers experience higher levels of distress, anxiety, and depression compared with the general population . In this interview with i3 Health, Dr. Mohile shares insights regarding ...
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B-Cell Malignancies: Treatment Advances in CAR T-Cell Therapy With Stephanie Jackson, MSN, RN, AOCNS®, BMTCN®

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 disease. In this interview with i3 Health, Stephanie Jackson, MSN, RN, AOCNS®, BMTCN®, Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, discusses advances in chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy, which has been shown to produce significant...
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The Impact of the FDA’s Revised Mammography Guidelines: Theresa W. Gillespie, PhD, MA, RN

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 mammograms, and enable better enforcement of safety and quality regulations. In this interview with i3 Health, Theresa W. Gillespie, PhD, MA, RN, Professor at Emory University School of Medicine and at Emory's Winship Cancer Institute, discusses the significance of these changes and...
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Glyphosate-Based Herbicides Increase Cancer Risk: An Interview With Luoping Zhang, PhD, MS

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 in a study that exposure to glyphosate increases an individual's chance of developing non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). In this interview with i3 Health, Dr. Zhang shared insights about the implications of exposure to glyphosate-based herbicides and recommendations for avoiding expos...
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