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Hand Dermatitis Currently Prevalent in Health Care Workers

May 12, 2021. 3:40 PM CDT.

Prevalence of hand dermatitis 92.6 percent in health care workers, 68.7 percent for general population

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OTHER CONFERENCE NEWS

Cabozantinib Prolongs PFS in Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma

February 17, 2021

Progression-free survival longer and response rate greater for cabozantinib versus sunitinib in phase 2 trial in adults with PRCC


Drop in PSA Screening Linked to Increase in Metastatic Prostate Cancer

February 16, 2021

Across states, reductions in PSA screening linked to increased incidence of metastatic prostate cancer at diagnosis


Avelumab Prolongs Survival in Advanced Urothelial Cancer

September 21, 2020 Findings seen in patients with advanced, metastatic disease that did not progress with first-line chemo

ASCO: Drop in Cancer Mortality Greater With Medicaid Expansion

June 04, 2020 Estimated 785 fewer cancer deaths in 2017 in states that expanded Medicaid

ASCO: Relugolix Superior to Leuprolide in Advanced Prostate Cancer

May 29, 2020 And, enzalutamide improves median overall survival in nonmetastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer

Many Can Avoid RT After Surgery for Localized Prostate Cancer

October 09, 2019 Progression-free survival no different at five years when radiotherapy is used only if the cancer returns

11 Percent of Cancers Detected Via Emergency Department Visit

September 20, 2019 Patients with ED-mediated diagnoses more likely to be unmarried, Hispanic or black, in lowest income quartile

Increased Cancer Risk Seen in Multiple Sclerosis Patients

July 09, 2019 Increased cancer risk for MS patients versus non-MS controls, especially in respiratory, urinary, CNS organs

ASCO: Enzalutamide Beneficial in Metastatic Prostate Cancer

June 05, 2019 Progression-free, overall survival longer for men with metastatic, hormone-sensitive prostate cancer

AUA: Marijuana Tied to Increased Risk for LUTS Medications in BPH

May 06, 2019 Marijuana use also linked to worse overall semen parameters due to induction of oxidative stress

AUA: Atenolol Linked to Drop in Low-, Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer

May 03, 2019 After adjustment for confounders, atenolol displayed significant protective effect on prostate cancer

Single-Dose Brachytherapy Effective for Prostate Cancer

April 29, 2019 Two-year and three-year biochemical progression-free survival rate of 100 percent for low-risk disease

Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions

April 17, 2019 Hand hygiene compliance was 50.8 percent when health care workers moved from dirtier to cleaner tasks

AACR: Prostate Cancer Incidence Dropping, Stable in Most Countries

April 02, 2019 Decreases in mortality seen in 14 countries, stabilization in 54 of 71 countries

Younger Age at Menopause Tied to Higher Risk for Bladder Cancer

March 22, 2019 Women with menopause onset by age 45 at higher risk than those with onset at age 50 or older