Biomarkers on PET, MRI show breast cancer risk

In a finding they described as "unexpected," researchers used PET and MRI to...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Can FDG-PET/MRI replace biopsy in breast cancer cases? TOF PET/MRI makes dose reduction viable for breast cancer PET tracers help guide breast cancer therapies Can dedicated breast PET identify suspicious lesions? FDG-PET/CT aids assessment of lower-stage breast cancer
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AbstractNovel adjunctive screening aids are needed to reduce the morbidity and mortality related to cancer, and every effort should be made for early diagnosis. This systematic review aimed to evaluate salivary metabolites and their diagnostic value in patients with cancer.The systematic review was performed in two phases and included studies that focused on the diagnostic value of salivary metabolites in humans with solid malignant neoplasms. Five electronic databases were searched, and the risk of bias in individual studies was evaluated using the revised Quality Assessment of Diagnostic Accuracy Studies criteria (QUADAS...
Source: International Journal of Clinical Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Urinary DNA offers non-invasive probing and real-time monitoring of breast cancer relapse. Our results demonstrated clear clinical relevance in breast cancer and significant risk profiling of early breast cancer patients. This potentially aids to complement current cancer relapse monitoring and may help in early intervention. PMID: 32176625 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Cancer Biomarkers - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cancer Biomark Source Type: research
More individuals within the U.S. suffer from traumatic brain injuries (TBI) than breast cancer or HIV/aids and is one of the leading causes of disability. Due to the prevalence and severity of TBIs, it is essential for couple, marriage, and family therapis...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
The future of healthcare is shaping up in front of our very eyes with advances in digital technologies, such as artificial intelligence, VR/AR, 3D-printing, robotics or nanotechnology. We have to familiarize with the latest developments in order to be able to control technology and not the other way around. The future of healthcare lies in working hand-in-hand with technology and healthcare workers have to embrace emerging technologies in order to stay relevant in the coming years. Be bold, curious and informed! Are you afraid that robots will take over the jobs of nurses, doctors and other healthcare professionals? Are y...
Source: The Medical Futurist - Category: Information Technology Authors: Tags: Future of Medicine 3d printing AI artificial intelligence augmented reality genetics Health Healthcare nanotechnology Personalized medicine pharma pharmacology robotics virtual reality wearables GC1 Source Type: blogs
Several indicators on pretreatment FDG-PET/CT scans can help predict overall...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Biomarkers on PET, MRI show breast cancer risk FDG-PET/CT within a year of heart valve surgery looks safe FDG-PET/CT helps predict tuberculosis relapse 2 new PET tracers may best FDG in cancer imaging FDG-PET/CT aids in melanoma treatment assessment
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Paul Cerrato and I have created a new book,Reinventing Clinical Decision Support, our first to be published about Platform thinking.  Although it is being published during my tenure at Mayo Clinic, it is not endorsed by Mayo Clinic and represents the personal opinions of Paul and me.  Below is the preface.In our last book, on mobile health(1),  we wrote about the power of words such as cynicism, optimism, and transformation. Another word with powerful connotations is misdiagnosis. To a patient whose condition remains undetected, it is a source of frustration and anger. To a physician or nurse who has be...
Source: Life as a Healthcare CIO - Category: Information Technology Source Type: blogs
CONCLUSION: These documents have not been evaluated for intelligibility, clarity and readability. Addressing these criteria limits social inequities and improves health literacy. PMID: 31839376 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Revue d Epidemiologie et de Sante Publique - Category: Epidemiology Tags: Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique Source Type: research
Title: Expert: Herbal Aids Can Cause Harm When Breast Cancer Spread to SkinCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/19/2019 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news
Sepsis is a healthcare condition with “incredible unmet need,” Ajay Shah, cofounder and CEO of Cytovale, tells MD+DI. “More people die from sepsis than from breast cancer, prostate cancer, and AIDS combined each year, and it costs more than $20 billion a year to treat sepsis in the United States.” Complicating matters is that sepsis “is challenging to diagnose early in the emergency department,” he added. Cytovale is hoping to tackle sepsis through early diagnosis. The company is developing a diagnostic test that cou...
Source: MDDI - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: IVD Source Type: news
Conclusions: The Considering Breast Reconstruction after Mastectomy patient decision aid video and workbook show potential for improving informed decision-making. Delivery before the initial plastic surgery consultation was well supported as a way to give women time to process the information and prepare to talk with the surgical team about their options. The Personal Decision Worksheet shows potential for assessing patients’ knowledge and the factors driving their personal decision-making process.
Source: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
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