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Cancer Treatment for Patients with HIV
Cancer Treatment for Patients with HIV
JAMA Oncology | Dec 6, 2019
Observational study focuses on how cancer treatments were associated with two important clinical measures and risk of death in nearly 200 patients with HIV and cancer
'Virtual Biopsy' Allows Doctors to Accurately Diagnose Precancerous Pancreatic Cysts
'Virtual Biopsy' Allows Doctors to Accurately Diagnose Precancerous Pancreatic Cysts
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center | Dec 5, 2019
New method  means doctors can eliminate precancerous cysts and potentially save lives 
Olaparib Becomes First Gene-Targeted Medicine to Show Benefits in Prostate Cancer
Olaparib Becomes First Gene-Targeted Medicine to Show Benefits in Prostate Cancer
Institute of Cancer Research | Dec 4, 2019
The phase II trial found that over 80 percent of men with prostate cancer whose tumors had mutations in the BRCA genes responded well to treatment with the targeted drug olaparib
Death of STAT Lab Tests Could Be Good for Patient Care
Death of STAT Lab Tests Could Be Good for Patient Care
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University | Dec 3, 2019
A new study suggests that the STAT test order should rest in peace
Prostate Cancer 'Super Responders' Live for 2 Years on Immunotherapy
Prostate Cancer 'Super Responders' Live for 2 Years on Immunotherapy
Institute of Cancer Research | Dec 2, 2019
Recent study finds that one in 20 men with end-stage prostate cancer responded to the immunotherapy pembrolizumab 
A Better Way to Interpret Blood Tests to Diagnose Pulmonary Embolism
A Better Way to Interpret Blood Tests to Diagnose Pulmonary Embolism
McMaster University | Nov 29, 2019
New method reduces need for CT scans
Newly Discovered Immune Cells Contribute to Toxic Shock
Newly Discovered Immune Cells Contribute to Toxic Shock
Karolinska Institutet | Nov 27, 2019
Recent research has potential implications for the diagnosis and treatment of this life-threatening condition
Scientists Suggest New Solution to the Rare-Disease Problem
Scientists Suggest New Solution to the Rare-Disease Problem
Oregon Health & Science University | Nov 26, 2019
Better definition could lead to better diagnosis and treatment for rare diseases that cumulatively affect millions
Pancreatic Cancer Tumor Classification Could Optimize Treatment Choices
Pancreatic Cancer Tumor Classification Could Optimize Treatment Choices
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center | Nov 25, 2019
Researchers reported findings for how two subtypes of pancreatic cancer respond to treatments differently 
Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus Poses Emergent Threat, Say NIAID Officials
Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus Poses Emergent Threat, Say NIAID Officials
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases | Nov 22, 2019
As of Nov. 12, 36 confirmed cases of EEE had been reported by eight states; 13 of these cases were fatal