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In NSCLC, Longer Survival With Brigatinib Than Crizotinib

October 15, 2018. 7:00 PM CDT. Longer progression-free survival in those with ALK-positive dz who did not previously take ALK inhibitor Read article


Midlife PSA Predicts Aggressive Prostate Cancer in Black Men

October 11, 2018 Findings suggest potential for a targeted screening approach based on midlife PSA

Long-Term Aspirin Use Linked to Reduction in Liver Cancer Risk

October 10, 2018 Decrease seen with use of 1.5 or more standard-dose tablets per week for five or more years

Duvelisib Promising for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, SLL

October 10, 2018 Duvelisib extended progression-free survival to 13.3 months versus 9.9 months for ofatumumab

Weight Loss May Cut Breast CA Risk in Postmenopausal Women

October 09, 2018 Postmenopausal women with weight loss have lower breast cancer risk than those with stable weight

Minority Residents Experience Burdens Linked to Race/Ethnicity

October 09, 2018 Residents describe daily barrage of microaggression, bias; being tasked as race/ethnicity ambassadors

Integrated Classifier Identifies Benign Lung Nodules

October 09, 2018 Classifier integrates relative abundance of two plasma proteins with clinical risk prediction model

Industry-Funded Trials Often Involve Employees in Studies

October 05, 2018 Many trials published in high-impact journals involve funder, academic author in study design, reporting

More Than 14 Million Preteens Need to Receive HPV Vaccine

October 05, 2018 >14 million need to receive two doses of vaccine to reach goal of 80 percent vaccination by 2026

Daily Drinking Associated With Increased Mortality Risk

October 05, 2018 Minimum risk of low-level drinking frequency for all-cause mortality found to be about three times weekly

Price Hikes Noted in Small Subset of Generic Drugs

October 04, 2018 Small but growing proportion of drugs experiencing at least doubling in price

Three-Quarters of Health Care Workers Got Flu Shot Last Year

October 04, 2018 Lowest rates seen among health workers in long-term care settings

Cancer Risk Varies for Hispanics, Including in Puerto Rico

October 04, 2018 Men in Puerto Rico have higher prostate CA incidence rates than other Hispanics, non-Hispanic whites

Genomic Screening Can ID Undetected BRCA1/2 Cancer Risk

October 04, 2018 82 percent of variant carriers identified in exome sequencing had not undergone prior testing

JUUL Laboratories Have Largest Market Share of E-Cigarettes

October 03, 2018 Sales of JUUL e-cigarettes increased 641 percent from 2016 to 2017 to top market by December 2017

Treatment Linked to Cognitive Scores in Breast Cancer Survivors

October 03, 2018 For older survivors, those receiving chemotherapy have increasing worse APE scores