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Longer Progression-Free Survival for Durvalumab in NSCLC

September 11, 2017. 12:00 PM EST. Longer median progression-free survival from randomization, higher response rate with durvalumab Read article

OTHER CONFERENCE NEWS

ASCO: Recent Drop in Additional Surgery Post Lumpectomy

June 06, 2017 Decrease was concomitant with 2014 consensus statement endorsing a margin of no ink on tumor

ATS: Cancer-Related Suicide Risk Highest for Lung Cancer Patients

May 24, 2017 Odds up four-fold compared to people in the general population

ASCO: Early Detection of Cancers Up Since Affordable Care Act

May 18, 2017 The exception was diagnosis of early-stage prostate cancer, which declined

ASCO: Nut Consumption Ups Survival in Stage III Colon Cancer

May 18, 2017 Survival benefits also seen with healthy diet and exercise, researchers say

Movies Can Replace Anesthesia for Children Receiving Radiation

May 09, 2017 Videos promote relaxation and stillness without medication, researchers say

AANS: Women Rising in Numbers of U.S. Neurosurgeons

April 25, 2017 Number of female neurosurgeons in academic leadership positions remains low

AACR: Cancer Burden Changing for Americans With HIV

April 05, 2017 AIDS-linked tumors predicted to decline by 2030

No Hemodynamic Benefit With Levosimendan After Cardiac Sx

March 23, 2017 No decrease in 30-day mortality for patients undergoing hemodynamic support after cardiac sx

Intensive Strategy Addresses Hypoxemia After Cardiac Surgery

March 22, 2017 Intensive alveolar recruitment strategy linked to less severe pulmonary complications after cardiac sx

ACC: TAVR Noninferior to Surgery for Severe Aortic Stenosis

March 17, 2017 Unique set of adverse events for each procedure among patients at intermediate surgical risk

AAOS: Home Beats Inpatient Rehab Post Joint Arthroplasty

March 16, 2017 Research shows patients fare well, sometimes better, if discharged home versus an inpatient facility

AAOS: Informed Decision Making Ups QoL After Orthopedic Surgery

March 14, 2017 Patients meeting criteria for informed, patient-centered decisions have better overall QoL

AAOS: SSRI Use Linked to Lower Risk of Revision in THA, TKA

March 14, 2017 Significantly lower risk of revisions, aseptic revisions; no reduction in risk of prosthetic joint infections

AAOS: Cholesterol, LDL Impact Rotator Cuff Repair Revision

March 14, 2017 Statins mitigate this effect, with revision rates not significantly different for patients prescribed statins

AAOS: Few Hip Fracture Patients Take Vitamin D Consistently

March 14, 2017 Correlation for consistent supplementation with increase in physical component of the SF-12 score