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Pressure mounts to scrap 1% pay cap Related items fromOnMedica More nurses applying for hardship grants Number of UK nurses and midwives falling Action plan to revive general practice nursing Poor admin support hampering respiratory nurses ’ time with patients Unrelenting NHS pressure affecting cancer care, say GPs and nurses
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AbstractPurposeTo evaluate the effect of lymphadenectomy (LND) in conjunction with nephroureterectomy on cancer-specific mortality (CSM) and overall survival (OS) for patients with muscle-invasive UTUC.MethodsA retrospective, multicenter study of patients with UTUC, clinical stage N0M0, who underwent nephroureterectomy between January 2008 and December 2014 was conducted. Outcome measures were OS and CSM.ResultsIn total, 298 patients underwent robot-assisted or laparoscopic radical nephroureterectomy with a final histological diagnosis of UTUC. LND was performed in 46 (15.4%). One hundred and seventy-two patients (62%) had...
Source: International Urology and Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
The objectives of the study are to analyse the long-term costs and survival of prostate cancer patients treated by radical prostatectomy (RP) or conservative management (nRP).Methods A retrospective claims data analysis of the National Health Insurance Found Administration of Hungary between 01.01.2002 and 31.10.2013 was carried out. Annual incidence costs related to prostate cancer and overall survival were calculated for a cohort of patients diagnosed between 2002 and 2005.ResultsAltogether 17,642 patients were selected; 2185 (12%) of them have undergone RP. The annual incidence rate ranged between 4177 and 4736 cases....
Source: International Urology and Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey may be essential to the latest efforts by congressional Republicans and U.S. President Donald Trump to get rid of Obamacare. U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., told MSNBC today he might vote for the latest Obamacare replacement bill if Ducey supports it. McCain — who is fighting brain cancer — was the deciding vote against another GOP Obamacare repeal this summer. Ducey promptly put out a statement on Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) saying he backs the latest repeal push. That could…
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Millions around the globe are dying prematurely from diseases such as cancer or heart disease, the United Nations health agency warned, urging governments to step up efforts to control non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
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Researchers at the Salk Institute have discovered how microRNA aids fast-growing cancerous tumors in evading anti-tumor immunity.
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Conclusions: We classified p,p′-DDT and p,p′-DDE as “presumed” to be obesogenic for humans, based on a moderate level of primary human evidence, a moderate level of primary in vivo evidence, and a moderate level of supporting evidence from in vivo and in vitro studies. https://doi.org/10.1289/EHP527 Received: 17 May 2016 Revised: 04 May 2017 Accepted: 09 May 2017 Published: 18 September 2017 Please address correspondence to M.A. La Merrill, Dept. of Environmental Toxicology, University of California, Davis, 1 Shields Ave., 4245 Meyer Hall, Davis, CA 95616-5270 USA. Telephone: (530) 754-7254. E...
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(MedPage Today) -- Targeting inflammation linked to fewer lung cancer deaths
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(Reuters Health) - Smokers living with HIV who consistently take antiretroviral medications may be far more likely to die of lung cancer than of AIDS, a U.S. study suggests.
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AbstractInterpretation of next-generation sequencing (NGS) of tumor tissue in patients with advanced Urinary Tract Cancer (UTC) is performed to guide treatment selection but may reveal pathogenic variants with germline implications. We identified three patients with UTC with unexpected germline DNA repair gene mutations. Specific testing for these was prompted by the detection of these mutations by tumor NGS. All three patients were nonsmokers with a strong family history of cancer. Two patients had upper tract UTC with age at diagnosis in the 40  s. One had a family history suggestive of hereditary breast/ovarian pre...
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