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Patients with stage III colon cancer who maintained a healthy lifestyle had a reduced risk for death and a trend for a lower chance of recurrence.

Evidence suggests that the inclusion of ventilation in cigarette filters has contributed to the increased rate of lung adenocarcinoma among smokers.

Attending at least one surveillance visit with colonoscopy benefited most patients diagnosed with intermediate-risk adenomas, according to the results of a retrospective study.

The addition of adjuvant oral chemotherapy with capecitabine extended the overall survival of patients with biliary cancers by a median of 15 months, according to the results of the BILCAP study.

Prophylactic HPV vaccination significantly reduced vaccine-type oral HPV infections among young adults, according to the results of a cross-sectional study.

Patients with stage III colon cancer who consumed at least two servings of nuts per week had significantly reduced risk for recurrence and death.

The stem cell transplantation utilization rate in the United States increased from 2008 to 2014, but was lower among Hispanics and non-Hispanic blacks compared with non-Hispanics whites.

The implementation of the Affordable Care Act, which increased insurance coverage, was associated with an increase in the diagnosis of several screenable cancers at an earlier stage.

Adjuvant gefitinib significantly prolonged time to recurrence compared with the standard of care for patients with NSCLC with EGFR-activating mutations.

Treatment with the combination of the MEK inhibitor binimetinib and the BRAF inhibitor encorafenib resulted in a superior progression-free survival for patients with advanced, unresectable BRAF-mutated melanoma compared with treatment with encorafenib alone.


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