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Routine Imaging Not Necessary Part of DLBCL Follow-Up Post Remission
Patients who are in complete remission from diffuse large B-cell lymphoma may not need to undergo routine imaging follow-up, a new study showed.
Marker in Thyroid Cancer Can Help Reclassify Patients as Low Risk
Papillary thyroid cancer patients at intermediate risk according to guidelines can be reclassified as low risk when postoperative stimulated thyroglobulin is low.
Pain Flare Occurs in 4 of 10 Patients After RT for Bone Metastases
Almost 40% of patients undergoing palliative radiotherapy to treat symptomatic bone metastases experienced pain flare, according to an observational study.
New CML Risk Score Incorporates Modern Survival Probability
A new risk assessment score more accurately reflects the probability of dying from chronic myeloid leukemia than do existing scoring systems.
Five New Risk Loci Identified for Gliomas
A new genetic analysis found five new genetic variants that raise the risk for gliomas. One of the five was associated with a sharply increased risk for glioblastoma.
Chemo During Pregnancy Did Not Affect Early Child Development
Children exposed to their mother’s cancer and cancer treatment did not appear to have cardiac, cognitive, or general developmental issues up to 36 months of age.
Intermittent Imatinib Feasible in Elderly CML Patients
Treatment with intermittent imatinib is feasible among elderly CML patients who are stable responders to the drug, according to a new study.
Scrotum Swelling in 57-Year-Old Patient
A 57-year-old man presents with swelling of the scrotum. What is your diagnosis?
Some Breast Cancer Patients Can Forgo Chemotherapy
Some patients with early-stage HR-positive breast cancer can be treated with hormone therapy alone, avoiding chemo without increasing their recurrence risk.
Public Awareness of Surgical Options for Breast Cancer Improves
Significantly more women are now aware of reconstructive surgery options after mastectomies for breast cancer, following coverage of Angelina Jolie’s mastectomies in 2013.
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