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Handheld Device Can ID Cardiac Dysfunction in Cancer Survivors

June 22, 2018. 12:00 PM CDT. Vivio can accurately detect cardiac dysfunction in anthracycline-exposed childhood cancer survivors Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Parents Say Cancer Prevention Best Reason for HPV Vaccination

June 21, 2018 Findings based on large survey of parents to assess best, worst reasons for vaccination

Gender Difference in Survival Seen After Radical Cystectomy

June 20, 2018 Females have worse disease-free, cancer-specific, overall survival versus males with bladder cancer

Many Drugs Made Available Via FDA Expanded Access Programs

June 20, 2018 Half of meds ID'd in expanded access programs treat cancer; others for metabolic, endocrine diseases

FIRS: Guidance Offered for Protecting Youth From E-Cigarettes

June 20, 2018 E-cigarettes should be regulated as tobacco products; their sale to youth should be banned worldwide

J-Shaped Association for Alcohol, Mortality in Older Adults

June 19, 2018 Lifetime never or infrequent drinkers, heavy, very heavy drinkers had increased risk versus light drinkers

Considerable Costs Associated With Switching EHR

June 19, 2018 Costs include time needed for research and testing, maintenance and other fees, hardware updates

Less Improvement in AHA Diet Score for SNAP Participants

June 19, 2018 Disparities persisted for most foods and nutrients; worsened for processed meats, added sugars

Recent-Onset Diabetes Tied to Increased Pancreatic Cancer Risk

June 19, 2018 Latinos, African-Americans with recent-onset disease have higher risk than those with long-term disease

AMA Vows to Improve Access for Docs Seeking Mental Health Care

June 18, 2018 New policy recommends state licensing boards to only inquire about current conditions

VTE Linked to Acute Decline in Physical Function in Women

June 15, 2018 Greater difference in physical decline for women specifically reporting pulmonary embolism

Higher Vitamin D Levels Tied to Lower Risk of Colorectal Cancer

June 15, 2018 In women, risk declines as levels increase up to 100 nmol/L, but association in men not significant

High-Quality Diet May Decrease Mortality Risk in Cancer Survivors

June 15, 2018 Highest Healthy Eating Index scores associated with decreased overall and cancer-specific mortality

Peri-Op RBC Transfusions Linked to Postoperative VTE

June 14, 2018 Perioperative red blood cell transfusion linked to increased adjusted odds of VTE, DVT, PE

Sun Defenses Up in Transplant Patients After Skin Cancer Study

June 13, 2018 Increased odds of using multiple sun protection measures among organ transplant recipients

Older Adults Increasingly Have HPV+ Oropharyngeal Cancers

June 13, 2018 Regardless of age, favorable survival conferred by an HPV-positive tumor status