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Oncology

Articles
Tofacitinib Beats Methotrexate for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Tofacitinib is superior to methotrexate in treating rheumatoid arthritis, according to a study published June 18 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Articles
Hospitalization Rates Vary With Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Regimen
For patients with early-stage breast cancer, hospitalization rates vary with different chemotherapy regimens, according to a study published online May 27 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
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Cost of Prostate Cancer Surgery Varies Widely in the US
The open market cost of a radical prostatectomy varies widely in US hospitals, according to research published in the March issue of Urology.
Radiology Rounds
Chest Radiograph Cost-effectively Detects Benign Pulmonary Lesion
Hamartomas can be found incidentally via chest radiograph, a cost-effective screening tool that should always be part of the initial evaluation in patient care.
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Prolonged Sitting Ups Risk of Developing Certain Cancers
Prolonged television viewing and other sedentary behaviors are associated with increased risks of some cancers, according to research published online June 16 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
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Hospitalization Rate Up for Childhood Cancer Survivors
Childhood cancer survivors have an elevated risk of hospitalization, according to a study published online June 12 in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.
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Annual MRI, Mammogram Effective for Screening High-risk Women
Initial results indicate that annual magnetic resonance imaging and digital mammography can form an effective screening program for women at high risk of breast cancer, according to research published online June 16 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Articles
Tips Offered for Finding Buyer for Medical Practice
Suggestions are provided for finding a buyer for a medical practice in an article published online June 10 in Medical Economics.
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US Health Care System Ranked Last Again
The United States' health system once again comes in last when compared to 10 other rich nations, according to the latest Commonwealth Fund report on the issue.
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Clinicians Often Fail to Empathize After Adverse Event
The health care industry is recognizing the benefits of prompt and transparent physician communication with patients and families about bad outcomes, according to an article published June 10 in Medical Economics.
Conferences
ASCO 2010 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium
ASCO 2010 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network 15th Annual Conference
The 35th Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress
The Society of Gynecologic Oncologists 41st Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer
American Society of Clinical Oncology 2009
American Society of Clinical Oncology - 2009 Breast Cancer Symposium
American Society of Hematology
ECCO/ESMO
Oncology Nursing Society 2009
San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2009
San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2008
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