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QD: News Every Day--Cancer deaths continue to decline

The Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer also reported that lung cancer death rates (all reported per 100,000 people and age-adjusted) decreased in women for ... Despite the drop in lung cancer deaths among women nationwide, lung cancer
April 2020

Trash-talking other doctors?

Their method is one widely used in the field: simulated patients, actors, were prepared with lifelike stories about their feigned cases of advanced lung cancer complete with manufactured charts describing what ... the equation, and all the more so when
April 2020

New warnings on acetaminophen, ketoconazole

Afatinib (Gilotrif) for metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) tumors that express specific epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene mutations. ... The drug is being approved concurrently with a companion diagnostic test to determine if a
October 2013

I still need a primary care provider since most headaches aren’t brain tumors

Only then will she be able to separate for herself and for me whatever symptoms I am having from a recurrence of my cancer (or a new one). ... by my vigilant survivorship doctor and they turned out to be gastric and lung cancer respectively.
April 2020

Is it bad patient behavior or poor doctor-patient communication?

The only such instance I can recall was when my wife's oncologist (stage 4 lung cancer) said: "I recommend that you start the chemo treatment immediately--tomorrow wouldn't be ... 2008;21:118–127. Taylor, V., et al. "Colorectal Cancer Screening Among
April 2020

Managing menopause in 2012

The same women had a lower risk of colon cancer and bone fracture. ... Three years following discontinuation of the study women treated with Estrogen and Progesterone continued to have a higher risk of cancer, including lung cancer.
April 2020

Junk food: from confusion to clear and simple truth

population smoked. Now, imagine a nationally representative sample of 5,000 adults at that time, including a large number with, and a certain number without, smoking-related lung disease, such as ... This is all true for tobacco, and in no way attenuates
April 2020

E-cigarettes and the FDA: Where should we stand?

year. When health effects of smoking began to be widely publicized, particularly its association with lung cancer, cigarette smoking began to decline. ... Nicotine itself, other than being addictive, is not particularly toxic and certainly doesn’t
April 2020

Colorectal screening methods debated

They'll say, ‘It's time for your colonoscopy.’”. After lung cancer, colorectal malignancies are the most common type of cancer that impacts both men and women, diagnosed in nearly 5% ... Screening for colorectal cancer: a guidance statement from
June 2016

On reducing cancer care costs by resetting expectations, and hope

According to one recent study, most of the patients with lung cancer expected to live for more than 2 years even though the average length of survival is about 8 months. ... a patient with metastatic kidney cancer, and he cites a terrific, pertinent
April 2020

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