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Is Heavy Cannabis Use Associated with Testicular Cancer?
Researchers analyzed a large population-based sample of men from Sweden and discovered an association between heavy cannabis use and testicular cancer incidence. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 24, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Bryant Furlow Tags: Genitourinary Cancers News Testicular Cancer Source Type: news

Creating a Win/Win Through Teaching Patient Responsibility
When we do too much for patients, we can unintentionally reinforce their sense of not being able to address their own needs. Reinforcing patients'responsibility for their own healthcare care can result in an improved sense of empowerment and control. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 24, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tambre Leighn, MA, CPC, ELI-MP Tags: News Oncology Nursing Source Type: news

Shock-Waves Reduce Finger Ulcers in Scleroderma
Compared with conventional treatment, extracorporeal shock-wave therapy resulted in a significant decrease in finger ulcers. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 22, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Gregory M. Weiss, M.D. Tags: Scleroderma Systemic Sclerosis Rheumatic Diseases Source Type: news

Obesity Weighs on Spondyloarthropathy Outcomes
Patients experience higher disease activity, lower quality of life, and worse physical functioning. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 22, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Gregory M. Weiss, M.D. Tags: Spondyloarthritis Obesity Source Type: news

The Most Overlooked Symptom in Cancer Care
Mood disorders are common mental health sequelae of cancer, but depression in patients with cancer is frequently missed by healthcare providers, and there are many reasons for this oversight. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 22, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN Tags: News Oncology Nursing Depression Source Type: news

Bone Marrow Swelling: Spondyloarthritis or Healthy Athlete?
MRI of the sacral spine may help determine which patients are in need of rheumatologic care. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 22, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Gregory M. Weiss, M.D. Tags: Spondyloarthritis Source Type: news

Juvenile Onset Arthritis Raises Pregnancy Risks
The risk of pregnancy-related complications is further increased when juvenile arthritis persists into adulthood. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 21, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Gregory M. Weiss, M.D. Tags: Arthritis Juvenile Arthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis Source Type: news

Opioid Use for Osteoarthritis Is Prevalent
A large percentage of patients with advanced knee, hip, or spine OA take opioids for their chronic pain. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 21, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Gregory M. Weiss, M.D. Tags: Osteoarthritis Pain Pain Management Source Type: news

Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked with COPD Hospitalization
The risk is nearly twice as high as in the general population, and women are at significantly higher risk. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 21, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Gregory M. Weiss, M.D. Tags: COPD Rheumatoid Arthritis Source Type: news

Tofacitinib is Effective in Psoriatic Arthritis
This agent was superior to placebo in patients who had not responded to or could not take a conventional DMARD. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 21, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Gregory M. Weiss, M.D. Tags: Psoriatic Arthritis Source Type: news

Digital Coaching Enhances Rheumatoid Arthritis Outcomes
This tool may be used to reduce stressors, improve well-being, and decrease symptoms. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 20, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Mariah Zebrowski Leach, JD, MS Tags: Rheumatoid Arthritis Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia Tied to Chronic Migraines
The frequency is significantly higher than in patients with chronic tension-type headaches and the symptoms are more severe. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 16, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Gregory M. Weiss, M.D. Tags: Pain Pain Management Fibromyalgia Source Type: news

New Pain Management Strategies Spelled Out
National initiatives are designed to provide education, advance research, solve the opioid crisis, and help patients. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 15, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Mariah Zebrowski Leach, JD, MS Tags: Pain Pain Management Rheumatic Diseases Source Type: news

Break From Methotrexate Boosts Flu Shot Efficacy in RA
With a drug holiday, patients with rheumatoid arthritis could improve their response to influenza vaccinations without increasing disease activity. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 14, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Mariah Zebrowski Leach, JD, MS Tags: Rheumatoid Arthritis Source Type: news

In RA, No Added Second Malignancy Risk With Biologics
Some physicians have shown reluctance to use these agents for patients who have rheumatoid arthritis and a previous cancer diagnosis. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 14, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Mariah Zebrowski Leach, JD, MS Tags: Rheumatoid Arthritis Source Type: news

How Cannabis Might Treat Rheumatic Diseases
The role of legalized marijuana in society and evidence-based medicine was examined at the ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 14, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Mariah Zebrowski Leach, JD, MS Tags: Rheumatic Diseases Source Type: news

Biologic Use in Pregnancy Does Not Increase Infant Infection Risk
New evidence is reassuring for women with rheumatoid arthritis who need treatment with a biologic throughout pregnancy. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 13, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Mariah Zebrowski Leach, JD, MS Tags: Pregnancy and Birth Rheumatoid Arthritis Source Type: news

FDA Cancer Drug Approvals in 2017
This slide show highlights some of this year ’s FDA approvals of cancer treatments, including new therapies and indications for breast cancer, lung cancer, and various blood cancers, as well as the first approval based not on disease site but by tumor marker. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 11, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Cancer Network Editors Source Type: news

Biosimilars: To Switch or Not to Switch?
The pros and cons of using biosimilar medications shaped the “Great Debate” at this year’s ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Mariah Zebrowski Leach, JD, MS Tags: Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatic Diseases Source Type: news

No Gold Standard Biomarker for Lupus Flare Prediction
A recent systematic review of literature found no validated and widely accepted biomarker. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 7, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Mariah Zebrowski Leach, JD, MS Tags: Lupus Source Type: news

Obesity, Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked at ACR Meeting
Obesity is associated with a higher degree of synovitis, lower remission, and higher disability, studies showed. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 7, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leo Robert Tags: Rheumatoid Arthritis Source Type: news

Opioids, SSRIs Boost Fracture Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis
The increased fracture risk may be the result of an increased risk of falls associated with these medications. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 6, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leo Robert Tags: Rheumatoid Arthritis Source Type: news

After Pregnancy, Patient Develops Breast Nodule
A 32-year-old woman, who had recently delivered a baby, develops a nodule in her left breast. A biopsy is obtained.  What is your diagnosis? (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 3, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Cesar A. Moran, MD Tags: Image IQ Source Type: news

Alzheimer Disease: New Drugs in the Offing?
What medications are in the pipeline that may help slow or even prevent the development of Alzheimer disease? (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 3, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Howard M. FillIt, MD Tags: Alzheimer Alzheimer disease Dementia Source Type: news

Childrens ’ Probiotics: To Immunity and Beyond
Emerging research supports probiotics for a range of conditions, from allergies to oral health. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - October 5, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Melissa Kvidahl Tags: Digestive Health Immune Support Weight Management Nutrition Source Type: news

8 Reasons a Psychotropic Medication May Be Discontinued
Tips for having a balanced and comprehensive risk-to-benefit discussion with competent patients who want to stop their medications. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 27, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: John J. Miller, MD Tags: Bipolar Disorder/Bipolar Disorder Challenging Cases Major Depressive Disorder Mood Disorders Psychopharmacology Featured Resources/Schizophrenia Tipsheets Source Type: news

What Will It Take to Expand Probiotics ’ Customer Base?
“The key to continued probiotic growth is to expand the user base—have it go more mainstream,” says Dupont’s Megan DeStefano. “To do this, we need to attract new consumers through new and different benefits beyond immune and digestive health.” (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 25, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Kimberly J. Decker Tags: Delivery Systems Digestive Health Immune Support Trends & Business Source Type: news

Probiotic Product Trends: From Yogurt to Kefir
Where do probiotic foods, beverages, and supplements stand today? (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 20, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Innova Market Insights Tags: Delivery Systems Digestive Health Food & Beverage Immune Support Trends Business Source Type: news

Will the High-Concentrate Omega-3 Supplements Market Eventually Plateau?
Will brands and formulators have to do better than simply offering higher concentrates in order to keep consumer interested in omega-3s supplements? (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 18, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Melissa Kvidahl Tags: Delivery Systems Heart Health Omega-3 Trends & Business Source Type: news

CRN Asks International Trade Commission to Reject Amarin ’s Omega-3 Complaint, Citing Legal Deficiencies, Harm to Public Interest
In two filings submitted to the International Trade Commission, CRN argued that Amarin was “financially motivated” to expand its near monopoly over a subset of omega-3 products; if successful, CRN says, Amarin’s complaint would make it much more difficult and costly for consumers to access those products. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 16, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Jennifer Prince Tags: Heart Health Omega-3 Regulatory Trends & Business Source Type: news

5 Top CKD Apps for Primary Care Physicians
Chronic renal disease is common in primary care settings and so are its comorbidities. In brief here, 5 apps you might want at hand. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 15, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Ted W. James, MD Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

GOED Opens Registration for GOED Exchange 2018
The event, which will take place February 6-8 in Seattle, will cover important issues and controversies in the omega-3 market. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 15, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Jennifer Prince Tags: Omega-3 Trends & Business Source Type: news

Bioavailability, Potency of Theacrine Enhanced When Combined with Caffeine, Study Suggests
The study established that, not only does the combination of Compound Solutions ’ TeaCrine theacrine and caffeine enhance theacrine’s potency, it is also safe, with heart rate and blood pressure unaffected by co-administration. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 15, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Jennifer Prince Tags: Science Sports & Energy Source Type: news

DolCas Biotech Receives FDA “No Objection” Letter following GRAS Review for BCM-95 Curcumin Ingredient
The company also secured self-affirmed GRAS status for its ingredient back in 2016. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 15, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Jennifer Prince Tags: Herbs & Botanicals Regulatory Source Type: news

Hormones and Migraine: A Case Study
Headaches that occur several days before menses as well as disabling headaches on days unrelated to menses... how would you help this young woman? (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 15, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Susan Hutchinson, MD Tags: Headache and Migraine Special Report Pain Source Type: news

David Sher on the Updated ASTRO Guidelines for Oropharyngeal Cancer
In this interview we discuss new clinical guidelines from ASTRO on the use of radiotherapy in treating oropharyngeal cancer. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 15, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: David J. Sher, MD, MPH Tags: Head & Neck Cancer Oncology Journal Q Source Type: news

Chest X-Ray Reveals Large Pleural Mass
A 70-year-old woman with no history of smoking or asbestos exposure presented with dyspnea on exertion, nonproductive cough, left-sided pleuritic chest pain, and fatigue. Chest radiography revealed a large left pleural effusion and a mass in the left lower lobe. Chest CT confirmed a pleural-based mass of 7.8 × 5.5 cm invading the anterior chest wall. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 15, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Mehmet Sitki Copur, MD Tags: Image IQ Source Type: news

David Sher on the Updated ASTRO Guidelines for Oropharyngeal Cancer
In this interview we discuss new clinical guidelines from ASTRO on the use of radiotherapy in treating oropharyngeal cancer. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 15, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: David J. Sher, MD, MPH Tags: Head & Neck Cancer Oncology Journal Q Source Type: news

Fun Fact: Acerola and Vitamin C
Acerola contains more vitamin C than any other fruit, including oranges. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 14, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Fun Facts Source Type: news