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Making the Most of Childhood Wellness Visits

9:00 AM EST. Advance preparation can help get your questions answered By Julie Davis
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JOURNAL UPDATE

NCI-Designated Care Often Excluded in Narrow Health Plans

7:00 PM EST. Oncologists affiliated with NCI-Designated or NCCN Cancer Centers more likely excluded in narrow…

MONTHLY JOURNAL SUMMARY

June 2017 Briefing - Pharmacy

July 01, 2017. The Monthly Journal Summary is a single article covering the most important journal articles published in the previous 30 days.


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Ted Lain, MD's avatarInvestigational Topical Minocycline Gel for Acne Advances to Phase III Development

Ted Lain, MD. Clinical trial investigator Dr. Ted Lain comments on the results of the OPAL study, a Phase 2b clinical trial which evaluated the efficacy of a novel topical gel formulation of the antibiotic minocycline (BPX-01) in reducing the number of inflammatory lesions in patients with moderate-to-severe inflammatory,…

Elizabeth M. Swisher, MD's avatarCharacterization of patients with ovarian carcinoma who respond to the PARP inhibitor rucaparib

Elizabeth M. Swisher, MD. Dr. Elizabeth M. Swisher comments on the implications of new data from the ARIEL2 trial, an ongoing Phase 2 trial of the novel PARP inhibitor rucaparib in relapsed, high-grade serous or endometrioid ovarian cancer. The new results offer an important insight into the genetic mechanisms behind tumor sensitivity…

Bert Vogelstein, MD's avatarBert Vogelstein explains cancer and the unavoidable replicative mutations

Bert Vogelstein, MD. Investigators at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore used complex mathematical modeling to track mutations driving abnormal cell growth for 32 types of cancer. From their calculations, the researchers believe that the bulk of cancers are caused by random DNA copying errors (replicative mutations).…


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Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.'s avatar

Arthrocentesis (synovial fluid analysis)

By Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.

Arthrocentesis, with subsequent synovial fluid analysis, is used to determine the cause of arthritis in all cases presenting with joint effusion or…

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RE: Aspirin Use as Treatment in Colorectal Cancer: Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

By Jeffrey A. Gordon, M.D.

Thank you for reading my article.  Interesting theory.  Lots of research is ongoing to figure out the many ways aspirin does it magic.

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