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Oncology

AAPM
Oxytocin, HCG Show Promise for Intractable Pain
Oxytocin and human chorionic gonadotropin may be beneficial for patients with intractable pain, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine, held from March 6-9, 2014, in Phoenix, AZ.
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More Than Four Million Have Signed Up for ACA
More than four million Americans have signed up for health coverage through state and federal insurance marketplaces established by the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration announced Tuesday.
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Medicare Drug Plan Changes Withdrawn by White House
Proposed changes to the Medicare prescription drug program have been withdrawn by the Obama administration after strong opposition from patient groups.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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