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A study presented last month at ASTRO found that a boost of radiation therapy following lumpectomy in DCIS patients resulted in reduced rates of local recurrence.

Chronic infection with hepatitis B or C virus was associated with an increased risk for non-Hodgkin lymphoma among patients with HIV who are on antiretroviral therapy.

Undergoing a lobectomy for thyroid nodules suspicious for papillary thyroid cancer on fine-needle aspiration was more cost effective and was associated with greater effectiveness compared with total thyroidectomy.

A study presented last month at ASTRO found that better radiation outcomes for head and neck cancer were associated with higher facility volume.

A new study from the ACS indicates that the proportion of cancer deaths from cigarette smoking varies substantially by state, but is highest in the South where as many as 40% of cancer deaths in men are smoking-related.

Maintenance therapy with norethandrolone significantly improved survival in elderly patients with acute myeloid leukemia without increasing toxicity.

Patients with peritoneal metastatic colorectal cancer had significantly shorter overall survival compared with patients with other isolated sites of metastases.

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