RSNA: BMI Linked to Detection of Breast Tumor Larger Than 2 cm

BMI linked to detection of tumor larger than 2 cm among screen - detected and interval cancers
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"The first doctor who saw me told me to go home and die," says a pancreatic cancer survivor who hopes one day no one else will have to hear those words
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Authors: Koehler LA, Hunter DW Abstract Axillary web syndrome (AWS) is a frequently overlooked problem that causes morbidity in the early post-operative period following cancer surgery with axillary lymph node removal (1-3). AWS, also known as “cording” was first described in 2001 by Moskovitz as “a visible web of axillary skin overlying palpable cords of tissue that are made taut by shoulder abduction” (1). Over a decade has passed since Moskovitz’s seminal article was published, and we still lack a good understanding of AWS. This condition has been suboptimally studied using widely d...
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Authors: Skowronski M, Risør MB, Andersen RS, Foss N Abstract Little is known about how people living in the aftermath of cancer treatment experience and manage worries about possible signs of cancer relapse, not as an individual enterprise but as socially embedded management. One-year ethnographic fieldwork was conducted in a coastal village of under 3000 inhabitants in northern Norway. Ten villagers who had undergone cancer treatment from six months to five years earlier were the main informants. During fieldwork, the first author conducted qualitative, semi-structured monthly interviews with them, and par...
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Supplementation with Robuvit® in post-mastectomy post-radiation arm lymphedema. Minerva Chir. 2018 Jun;73(3):288-294 Authors: Belcaro G, Dugall M, Cotellese R, Feragalli B, Cianchetti E, Cesarone MR Abstract BACKGROUND: Post-mastectomy lymphedema is one of the most significant, non-life-threatening complications following breast cancer surgery and radiotherapy. Post-mastectomy post-radiotherapy (PMPR) lymphedema is related to damages to lymphatics and/or veins during/after axillary surgery and radiotherapy. The management of this condition is very challenging; the comprehensive decongestive therapy...
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NEW YORK (CBS Local/CBS News) – Smoking in the U.S. has hit another all-time low. About 14 percent of U.S adults admit to being smokers last year, down from about 16 percent in 2016, government figures from the CDC show. There hadn’t been much change the previous two years, but it’s been clear there’s been a general decline and the new figures show it’s continuing, according to K. Michael Cummings of the tobacco research program at Medical University of South Carolina. “Everything is pointed in the right direction,” including falling cigarette sales and other indicators, Cummi...
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The science is clear: Drinking too much alcohol is bad for your health, but exactly how low-risk is light drinking?
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Nat. Prod. Rep., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8NP00013A, Review ArticleMichael[space]W. Mullowney, Ryan A. McClure, Matthew T. Robey, Neil L. Kelleher, Regan J. Thomson Thioester reductases arm natural products, such as the peptide aldehydes and the anti-cancer drug Yondelis, with unique structures and bioactivity. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Lyft and the American Cancer Society are expanding a partnership that provides free rides to cancer patients to one state and seven cities including Denver. In addition to existing partnerships in Las Vegas and Miami, the program is expanding to the Mile High City as well as Atlanta, Cincinnati, Houston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and St. Louis as well as the state of New Jersey. When patients contact the ACS for a ride to cancer treatments, the socie ty will be able to use Lyft’s Concierge tool…
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Authors: Chen L, Ye Y, Chen H, Chen S, Jiang J, Dan G, Huang B Abstract OBJECTIVE: To study the difference of the Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging (DCE-MRI) parameters among the primary tumor, metastatic node and peripheral normal tissue of head and neck cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Consecutive newly-diagnosed head and neck cancer patients with nodal metastasis between December 2010 and July 2013 were recruited, and 25 patients (8 females; 24~63,mean 43±11 years old) were enrolled. DCE-MRI was performed in the primary tumor region including the regional lymph nodes on a 3.0-T MRI sy...
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ConclusionsOnco-Move is not likely to be cost-effective. Depending on the decision-makers ’ willingness-to-pay, OnTrack could be considered cost-effective in comparison with UC.Trial registration Clinical trial registration number of the Netherlands Trial Register —NTR2159.
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