Biomarkers have been identified that vary with breast cancer progression, and telomere length correlates with risk of aggressive prostate cancer, according to two studies presented at the American Association for Cancer Research's International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research, held from Oct. 27 to 30 in National Harbor, MD.
US consumers who sign up for health insurance by March 31 won't face tax penalties for being uninsured during the first three months of 2014.
Even in a time of declining reimbursements, smart employers should know how to motivate and retain superstar employees in their practice.
Problematic symptoms of prostate biopsy can lead to increased anxiety in men, even when the biopsy results are negative for cancer.
Use of integrated intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) has increased more among urologists who have acquired ownership of IMRT services versus urologists who do not own such services.
It will take some time before research programs return to normal at the U.S. National Institutes of Health after the end of the federal government shutdown, officials say.
Few patients who are eligible for cancer screening are aware of the risks of overdiagnosis and overtreatment, according to a research letter published online Oct. 21 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Medical scribes can accurately document physician or independent practitioner dictation and activities, allowing providers to spend more time with patients.
Saying he's confident the problems will get fixed, President Barack Obama admitted today that there is "no excuse" for the troubles plaguing the beleaguered HealthCare.gov website.
Most seniors report being satisfied with Medicare coverage and most would not consider switching plan or provider even though the Medicare annual open enrollment period, which lasts from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7, allows people the opportunity to make changes.