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Vasectomies Linked to Higher Incidence of Prostate Cancer
Men who underwent a vasectomy had a modest increase in the incidence of prostate cancer—and particularly lethal prostate cancer.
Slide Show: Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer Pathology
This slide show features pathology slides of cancers of the gallbladder and bile duct, including adenocarcinomas, melanomas, lymphomas, and squamous cell carcinomas.
Some Sarcomas May Require Long-Term Follow-Up
Although rare, long-term recurrence of soft-tissue sarcoma is possible, and patients with retroperitoneal, very large sarcomas, or high-grade disease should undergo long-term follow-up to detect late disease recurrence.
Reddish Mass Develops in Eye of Patient
A 50-year-old man presents with a reddish mass at the limbus of his right eye. What is your diagnosis?
High-Dose Carfilzomib Could Prove More Effective in Myeloma
Carfilzomib given at a higher dose as a slow intravenous infusion over 30 minutes resulted in a very high response rate in a heavily pretreated myeloma population.
Pediatric ALL Protocols Have Low Risk of Late Effects
Long-term outcomes of patients treated for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) with modern treatment protocols are good, with an overall low risk for serious long-term side effects.
A 78-Year-Old Patient Presents With Weight Loss, Cough
A 78-year-old man presents with a cough and history of weight loss of several weeks' duration. Chest imaging reveals the presence of an intrapulmonary mass. What is your diagnosis?
Guidelines Recommend Against Routine Pelvic Exams
A new clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians recommends against conducting routine pelvic exams in average-risk, asymptomatic women.
Pulmonary Mass Found in 67-Year-Old Patient
A 67-year-old man presents with a cough and history of weight loss of several weeks' duration. Chest imaging reveals the presence of a pulmonary mass. What is your diagnosis?
A 22-Year-Old Patient Presents With Arm Nodule
A 22-year-old man presents with a firm, painless nodule on his arm that is approximately 1 cm in size. No discoloration of the skin is identified. What is your diagnosis?