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National Lung Screening Trial Limitations and Public Health Policy

NLST data clearly demonstrate that lung cancer screening is effective and safe and reduces lung cancer-specific mortality by at least 20%. There is no possible reason for CMS to further delay or restrict lung cancer screening for those at high risk.

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More than 11% of all eligible women had not been screened for cervical cancer in the past 5 years, according to a study by researchers at the CDC.

An oncolytic herpes simplex virus had significant efficacy against ovarian cancer when used alone and in combination with standard chemotherapy treatment.

Elderly patients with poor-prognosis DLBCL may derive the most benefit from treatment with extended rituximab plus 6 cycles of R-CHOP on a 14-day schedule.

A 27-year-old woman, postpartum, presents with vaginal bleeding. What is your diagnosis?

A 28-year-old woman presents with a 2-cm nodule on her left arm. What is your diagnosis?

Researchers have identified a mechanism that could explain how NSAIDs lower the risk of developing intestinal polyps that can transform into colon cancer.

ASCO is calling for major reforms to the Medicaid system in order to close gaps in cancer coverage and improve quality of care for low-income Americans.

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