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April 7, 2020

ASCO Issues Surveillance Guidelines for Patients With Lung Cancers Who Received Curative-Intent Therapy

By Cameron Kelsall, /alert Contributor
The American Society of Clinical Oncology issued a clinical guideline recommending that patients with lung cancer should undergo surveillance imaging for recurrence every 6 months for 2 years after receiving curative-intent therapy...
ASCO Issues Surveillance Guidelines for Patients With Lung Cancers Who Received Curative-Intent Therapy
April 6, 2020

Haploidentical Donor Status Is Associated With Less Severe aGVHD, NRM After Stem Cell Transplant

By Cameron Kelsall, /alert Contributor
Haploidentical stem cell transplantation with post-transplant cyclophosphamide prophylaxis resulted in less severe acute graft-versus-host disease...
Haploidentical Donor Status Is Associated With Less Severe aGVHD, NRM After Stem Cell Transplant
April 3, 2020

Results of Phase 3 CASPIAN Trial Show Benefits for Extensive-Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer

By Adam Hochron
Results of the phase II CASPIAN trial showed mixed results for patients with extensive-stage small-cell lung cancer as a first-line therapy...
Results of Phase 3 CASPIAN Trial Show Benefits for Extensive-Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer
April 2, 2020

NCCN Issues New, Revised Guidelines for the Treatment of Patients With Ovarian Cancer

By Cameron Kelsall, /alert Contributor
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) issued new guideline recommendations for the treatment of ovarian cancer, in some cases significantly revising its former directives...
NCCN Issues New, Revised Guidelines for the Treatment of Patients With Ovarian Cancer
April 1, 2020

Young Women Still May Be Getting Unnecessary Pelvic Exams

By Alexa Josaphouitch, /alert Contributor
A recent study estimates that of the 2.6 million young women aged 15 to 20 years in the United States who received a bimanual pelvic examination, more than half of these examinations were potentially unnecessary...
Young Women Still May Be Getting Unnecessary Pelvic Exams
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Tiger with COVID-19 gets meds, TLC from New York's Bronx Zoo keepers

By Angela Moore NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nadia, the tiger who tested positive for the novel coronavirus in New York, and six other big cats who developed a dry cough at the Bronx Zoo appeared to be on the Read More »

One in five U.S. children with coronavirus may need hospital care- CDC

By Gene Emery NEW YORK (Reuters) - Up to 20% of U.S. children infected by the novel coronavirus require hospitalization, with infants under age 1 most likely to be in that group, according to the Read More »

Extremely high temperatures may double or triple heart-related deaths

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Extreme heat is associated with two to three times the number of deaths from cardiovascular disease that occur on other days, a study of daily temperatures and Read More »

Combination leflunomide-hydroxychloroquine promising for Sjogren's syndrome

By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A combination of two approved drugs, leflunomide and hydroxychloroquine, was safe and elicited a clinical response in a phase-2a trial for Sjogren's Read More »

Omalizumab relieves aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease

By Will Boggs MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Omalizumab reduces aspirin hypersensitivity and lowers leukotriene E4 (LTE4) levels in patients with aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD), Read More »

Early sepsis care bundle does not reduce mortality

By Will Boggs MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A care bundle for early sepsis management might not reduce mortality or organ dysfunction in patients with community-onset or hospital-onset sepsis, a Read More »

Methylation-based blood test identifies numerous cancers at various stages

By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A novel blood test can detect numerous cancer types across all stages, as well as their location in the body, researchers say. The test - a methylation Read More »

Model shows COVID-19 death rate rises rapidly with age

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) - A model that uses data from China and as well as 37 other nations finds that COVID-19 is more deadly overall than infections with the 2009 H1N1 flu, and the new Read More »

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