Search results for "Lung cancer"


 
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Diagnosing a disorder with few symptoms

PTH-independent hypercalcemia is most often associated with breast, lung, and renal cancers; myeloma; and squamous cell cancer of any site, according to a November 2011 article in the American Journal ... Look for a breast mass, test the serum protein,
March 2012

Western meets eastern medicine, or yin meets yang

Another surprise is lack of mention of lung cancer. Cars everywhere. ... Seemingly everyone coughs. Lots of spitting. A perfect setup for respiratory problems including lung cancer.
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Cancer treatments projected to cost at least $158 billion by 2020

QD: News Every Day--Cancer treatments projected to cost at least $158 billion by 2020. ... lymphoma ($12 billion), lung cancer ($12 billion) and prostate cancer ($12 billion).
April 2020

Microscopic genes affected by macroeconomic events

therapies for all French citizens diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). ... However, the foundational principle of equitable access could be explicitly incorporated into all clinical trials and state-of-the-art cancer treatment programs.
March 2012

QD: News Every Day--America's longevity gap blamed on smoking, obesity

For example, while lung cancer deaths are a reliable marker of the damage from smoking, no clear-cut marker exists for obesity. ... Available indicators for cancer and cardiovascular disease, the main causes of death at older ages, do not suggest that
April 2020

Your doctor is there for you, even when you aren't sick

Screening for lung cancer is much less satisfying. If X-rays or CT scans are used in a general population, they are not effective at discriminating sick people from well. ... We still haven't found a good answer to lung cancer screening, but we do know
April 2020

MKSAP Quiz: Recent onset of fatigue and muscle weakness

The patient's history of smoking suggests the possibility of an ACTH-producing lung cancer; approximately half of all cases of ectopic ACTH secretion are due to small-cell lung cancer.
February 2014

How many vitamins do we really need

A recent study reported in The Lancet showed low-dose aspirin taken for five years or longer reduced mortality from esophageal, pancreatic, brain, stomach, colorectal, prostate and lung cancer. ... Vitamin D. This vitamin is essential for a number of
April 2020

Don't blur the message on cancer screening

By contrast, early treatment of breast cancer is often lifesaving. Lung cancer screening may be helpful in people at high risk, such as smoking, but one could argue that the CT ... As for mammography in breast cancer screening, please don't get me wrong.
April 2020

MKSAP Quiz: Progressive, worsening fatigue

A. Acute myeloid leukemia. B. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia. C. Metastatic small cell lung cancer. ... Metastatic small cell lung cancer to the bone marrow may cause cytopenia.
November 2011

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