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Extended INR Test Intervals Safe for Warfarin-Treated Patients
 

(HealthDay News) For stable warfarin-treated patients, extended international normalized ratio (INR) testing can be successfully and safely implemented, according to a study in the Journal of Thrombosis...
Fri, 25 May 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Lung Cancer Incidence Higher for Young Women Than Young Men
 

(HealthDay News) Lung cancer incidence is higher among young women than young men, a study in the New England Journal of Medicine finds. Researchers examined the nationwide population-based incidence of...
Thu, 24 May 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Cryoablation Efficacious for Cancer Pain, Review Finds
 

(HealthDay News) Cryoablation is effective for controlling cancer pain without many side effects, according to a systematic literature review in PAIN Practice. Based on 22 included studies (496 patients...
Wed, 23 May 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

V600E BRAF Mutation Tied to Worse Survival in CRC Liver Mets
 

(HealthDay News) For patients undergoing resection of colorectal liver metastases, the presence of the V600E BRAF mutation is associated with worse prognosis, a study in JAMA Surgery finds. Researchers ...
Tue, 22 May 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Efficacy Varies by Sex
 

(HealthDay News) For patients with advanced cancers, treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors is associated with improved overall survival, with the magnitude of the benefit sex-dependent, according ...
Thu, 17 May 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

PPD Skin Test Enhances Bacillus Calmette-Guérin Tx in Bladder CA
 

(HealthDay News) For patients with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer, undergoing the purified protein derivative skin test prior to bacillus Calmette-Guérin therapy may have therapeutic impact, accord...
Wed, 16 May 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Risk Models Help Select Ever Smokers for Lung CA Screening
 

(HealthDay News) Four lung cancer risk models perform best in selecting ever-smokers for screening, research in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggests. The Bach model; Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and ...
Tue, 15 May 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

CKAP4 Is Novel Serodiagnostic Marker for Lung Cancer
 

(HealthDay News) Cytoskeleton-associated protein 4 (CKAP4) appears to be a novel serodiagnostic marker for lung cancer, with increased levels in lung cancer patients versus healthy controls, research in...
Mon, 14 May 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY