Kidney cancer patient loses employer-provided health plan because of PPACA

Virginia Beach was notified by their insurance provider that their plan no longer qualified under Obamacare’s regulations.11/25/2013
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Publication date: Available online 14 January 2019Source: Clinica Chimica ActaAuthor(s): Sunil Sankunny Menon, Chandrasekharan Guruvayoorappan, Kunnathur Murugesan Sakthivel, Rajan Radha RasmiAbstractNewer treatment strategy based on proliferative nuclear marker Ki-67 targeted therapy holds promise for prioritized/personalized treatment options with regard to improved survival and outcome in patients with renal cancer. Over the past decade, the importance of Ki-67 in prognosis of breast cancer has been widely studied, however very few studies and literatures are available in the context of renal cancer which has an increas...
Source: Clinica Chimica Acta - Category: Laboratory Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe role of the microbiome in genitourinary cancer is an emerging field that merits further studies. Translating microbiome research into clinical action will require incorporation of microbiome surveillance into ongoing and future clinical trials as well as expansion of studies to include metagenomic sequencing and metabolomics.Patient summaryThis review covers recent evidence that microbial populations that reside in the genitourinary tract—and were previously not known to exist—may influence the development of genitourinary malignancies including bladder, kidney, and prostate cancers. Furthermore,...
Source: European Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
(Radiological Society of North America) Personalized treatment plans may extend life expectancy for early-stage kidney cancer patients who have risk factors for worsening kidney disease, according to a new study.
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news
To assess the frequency of renal transplantation in patients rendered surgically anephric during treatment of renal cancers as well as the clinicopathologic factors associated with receipt of transplantation.
Source: Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Preoperative embolization for non-hypervascular MSD did not reduce perioperative blood loss. However, the embolization significantly reduced intraoperative bleeding and total transfusion in corpectomy group. Moreover, the procedure provided insights into the anatomy of tumor and spinal cord vasculature. PMID: 30630297 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society - Category: Neurosurgery Tags: J Korean Neurosurg Soc Source Type: research
ConclusionsThis systematic review supports existing recommendations for fruit and vegetable intakes. Current comparative risk assessments might significantly underestimate the protective associations of fruit and vegetable intakes.
Source: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
Royal jelly, a substance secreted by worker honeybees that is the exclusive food for queen bees, may ease the adverse effects of tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) therapy for advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC).01/11/2019
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news
Conclusion Combined HCQ 600mg twice daily with 10 mg daily everolimus was tolerable. The primary endpoint of>40% 6 month PFS rate was met. HCQ is a tolerable autophagy inhibitor in future RCC or other trials. PMID: 30635337 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Clinical Cancer Research - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Clin Cancer Res Source Type: research
Authors: Jabaji RB, Fischer H, Kern T, Chien GW Abstract INTRODUCTION: Rapid adoption of robotics has introduced a paradigm change in prostate cancer treatment, with more than 80% of prostatectomies performed robotically in 2015. For treatment of renal cell carcinoma (RCC), this change has not previously been reported. We evaluated trends in surgical management of RCC in Kaiser Permanente Southern California (KPSC) within the last 16 years, especially after adoption of robotics. METHODS: From January 1999 to September 2015, all KPSC members who underwent surgical treatment of suspected RCC were included retrosp...
Source: The Permanente journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: Perm J Source Type: research
David Braun, M.D., Phd an Oncologist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston MA. discusses Why Not Use Bulk RNA Sequencing at the Seventeenth International Kidney Cancer Symposium on Nov 2, 2018. Author: kidneycancer Added: 01/10/2019
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