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Oncology Nursing

Discrepancies Identified in Studies on ClinicalTrials.gov, Journals
Nearly all clinical trials reported on ClinicalTrials.gov and published in high-impact journals report at least one discrepancy in cohort, intervention, or results, according to a research letter published in the March 12 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Promise for Erlotinib + Cisplatin Chemoradiation in Cervical Cancer
Treatment with epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitor erlotinib combined with cisplatin-based chemoradiation seems safe and effective for locally advanced cervical cancer, according to a study published online March 10 in Cancer.
Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer Increases Subsequent Primary Cancer Risk
Individuals with a history of nonmelanoma skin cancer have an increased risk of subsequent primary cancers, according to a study published in the March issue of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.
Consultant Offers Tips for Evaluating Staff Pay
Setting salaries and dealing with raises for a practice's staff can be tricky, according to an article published Feb. 24 in Medical Economics.
Keeping Salaries Secret Harms Worker Performance
Keeping salaries secret hurts worker performance and increases turnover of top talent, according to a study published online Jan. 13 in the Academy of Management Journal.
Gender Gap Exists in Domestic Duties of Working Physicians
Gender differences exist in domestic activities among career-oriented academic physicians with children, according to a study published online March 3 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Increased Mortality Risk Seen in Pediatric IBD Patients
Aggressive medical therapy might be more closely linked to mortality and malignancy in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease than the condition itself, according to a new study.
Drop in Compensation Gap for Primary Care Doctors, Specialists
From 2012 to 2013, there was a 5.7 percent increase in the median total cash compensation for primary care physicians, with a smaller gap seen for medical and surgical specialists, according to the results of a recent survey from SullivanCotter.
Relative Value Units Useful In Evaluating Practice Finances
The Relative Value Unit is a useful tool for managing practice finances, according to an article published Feb. 25 in Medical Economics.
Prostatectomy Cuts Mortality in Early Prostate Cancer
Surgical treatment reduces long-term mortality among men with localized prostate cancer compared with those who undergo watchful waiting, according to research published in the March 6 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
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