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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Oncology NEWS

See the Skin Patch That Could Revolutionize Cancer Treatment and Vaccine Adherence

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently developed a fast-acting skin patch that efficiently delivers medication to attack melanoma cells.

What Clinicians Need to Know About Every FDA-Approved CBD Product

Products containing cannabidiol that manufacturers claim have therapeutic and medical benefits are increasingly popular. Many consumers don't understand they should take such claims with a grain of salt.

8 Facts About Sarcoma that Often Surprise Clinicians

Ever treat a patient diagnosed with sarcoma, AKA the "forgotten cancer"? If not, you're certainly not the only medical professional.

These 3 Conditions Cause Three-Fourths of the Most Harmful Diagnostic Errors

A misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis is behind one-third of the malpractice cases that end in permanent disability or death.

Zika Viruses Show Potential as Treatment for High-Risk Childhood Cancer

In partnership with Nemours Children's Health System. Zika Viruses Show Potential as Treatment for High-Risk Childhood Cancer

A Diet Rich in Whole Grain May Prevent Liver Cancer

There are a lot of reasons to eat whole grains. They are a major source of dietary fiber as well as vitamins,...

Women With High “Biologic” Age Have Elevated Breast Cancer Risk

A woman’s biologic age, which is actually a DNA-based estimate of a person’s age, is linked to the future development of breast...

Helping Cancer Patients Protect Their Heart

Heart disease remains the number one killer of men and women in the US, claiming more lives than all forms of cancer...

Patients with Cancer Who Exercise Feel Better

Common side effects of cancer treatment, such as nausea, vomiting, alopecia, fatigue, constipation/diarrhea, cardiovascular suppression, bone marrow suppression, muscle weakness, pain, mucositis,...

Nursing Contributions to End-of-Life Decisions

Nurses are charged with nearly all palliative care, and yet they are often left out of end-of-life (ELD) discussions. Several studies have...

Cervical Cancer Screening Conundrum

Cervical cancer incidence and mortality have declined markedly in the United States with widespread implementation of cytology-based screening programs, but many women...

Deaths from Liver Disease Surge: Who’s at Risk, Steps to Intervene

Deaths from alcoholic cirrhosis have skyrocketed in the US, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal -- particularly among white, native, and Hispanic...

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