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High-Nicotine E-Cigs May Be Gateway to Smoking for Teens

12:00 PM CDT. Many more 10th graders who tried the devices were hooked on 'regular' cigarettes later, study found Read article More Oncology News

JOURNAL UPDATE

2003 to 2014 Saw Drop in Urinary Arsenic in Public Water Users

12:00 PM CDT. Reduction occurred after implementation of EPA's maximum contaminant level for arsenic

MONTHLY JOURNAL SUMMARY

September 2017 Briefing - Hematology & Oncology

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


FEATURED ARTICLES

Robert L. Coleman, MD's avatarRucaparib Maintenance Therapy Improves PFS in Platinum-sensitive Ovarian Cancer - The ARIEL3 Trial

Robert L. Coleman, MD. Professor Robert L. Coleman M.D., FACOG, FACS discusses the implications of data from the Phase 3 ARIEL3 trial of the novel PARP inhibitor rucaparib as maintenance therapy in patients with platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer. Professor Coleman is the Vice Chair of Clinical Research in the Department of…

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).…


MEDICAL FOCUS

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

BRCA mutation testing

By Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.

The BRCA gene test is used to identify mutations in either one of the two breast cancer susceptibility genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2. Women who have inherited…

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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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