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Vasectomy, Prostate Cancer Link Stronger for Lethal Disease
Vasectomy is associated with an increased incidence of prostate cancer overall during extended follow-up, with an elevated risk seen for high-grade and lethal cancer, according to a study published online July 7 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
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To Answer Patient Questions, Physicians Turn to New Information Sources
In a recent survey, physicians identified peer-reviewed journal articles, continuing medical education, evidence-based guidelines, and national experts as the most useful sources of information to stay current on therapeutic advances.
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Physician Offices Investing in Patient Portals for Electronic Health Records
Practitioners are continuing to invest in electronic health records (EHRs), specifically to improve access for patients, according to an article published June 13 in Medical Economics.
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Researchers Study Role of Low Testosterone on Older Men
Researchers in Australia have released the results of a study showing that dropping testosterone levels in older men could potentially put them at risk when taking care of themselves in their later years.
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Accountable Care Organizations Require Overhaul to Health Care Delivery System
The accountable care organization (ACO) model requires an overhaul for health care delivery, according to an article published June 24 in Medical Economics.
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Depressed Men with Prostate Cancer Fare Worse
Depressed men with a diagnosis of intermediate- or high-risk prostate cancer have worse overall outcomes, according to a study published online July 7 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
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New Study Shows Testosterone Therapy Does Not Increase Heart Attack Risk
Researchers analyzed records from more than 25,000 Medicare beneficiaries and found no evidence that testosterone replacement therapy increases the risk of heart attack among older men.
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Most Docs Find MBA Training Advantageous to Their Careers
Graduates with dual training in medicine and business increasingly pursue leadership roles and report greater career acceleration, according to a study published online June 20 in Academic Medicine.
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Use of marketing by health care providers must be in accordance with federal and state regulations relating to patient privacy, according to an article published June 24 in Medical Economics.
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ESHRE: Older Age of Sperm Donor Does Not Affect Birth Rate
Among women undergoing assisted reproduction for the first time, the age of the sperm donor does not appear to significantly affect the live birth rate, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, held from June 29 to July 2 in Munich.
Conferences
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
ECCO/ESMO
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