AI Algorithm May Differentiate Polyps on CT Colonography
Adding machine learning - based image analysis allows noninvasive differentiation of benign and premalignant polyps (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 5, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Formaldehyde in Hair Straighteners Prompts FDA Warning
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 5, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Oncology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Cosmetic Surgery, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

NIH Halts Trial of Convalescent Plasma for Mild COVID - 19
While the treatment seemed safe, no significant differences in outcomes were seen between patients receiving convalescent plasma or placebo (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 4, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Oncology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Threshold ID ’ d for Urine Test to Rule Out Prostate Cancer
In validation study, 3.7 percent of grade group ≥2 cancers missed with MyProstateScore value ≤10 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 2, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pathology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Umbrella Review Reveals Links Between Diet, Colorectal Cancer
Review of meta - analyses of prospective observational studies reveals lower risk with higher intakes of dietary fiber, dietary calcium, yogurt (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 2, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Mortality Lowest With Five Servings of Fruit, Vegetables/Day
Lowest mortality seen with two servings of fruit and three servings of vegetables; no additional risk reduction seen with higher intake (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 1, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Text Reminders + Mailed Home Testing Up Colorectal Cancer Screening
Screening rates improved in patients due for testing at a community health center predominantly serving people of color (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 1, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

ASH Issues Guidance for Preventing, Treating VTE in Cancer
Use of thromboprophylaxis not recommended for ambulatory patients at low risk for VTE who are receiving chemotherapy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 1, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Underarm Lump After COVID Shot Is Likely Lymph Swelling, Not Breast Cancer, Experts Say
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 1, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Infections, Oncology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Radiology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Transplant Beneficial for Kidney Failure in Sickle Cell
Patients with kidney failure associated with sickle cell disease are less likely to receive a transplant despite similar reduction in mortality (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 26, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Nephrology, Oncology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Optimal Therapy for Esophageal Cancer Feasible in Fit Elderly
Those 70 years and older have similar postoperative complication scores and long - term survival (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 26, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Radiology, Surgery, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Mortality Gap Between Cancer, Heart Disease Narrowing for Women Younger Than 65
Age - adjusted mortality rates decreased for cancer and heart disease from 1999 to 2018, but increased for heart disease from 2010 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 25, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

3D Mammograms Best at Spotting Tumors, But Many Black Women Missing Out
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 24, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, Radiology, Research, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Many Cancer Patients Worry Pandemic Will Impact Their Care: Survey
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 24, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Trial of Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease Halted
Two patients participating in the study developed cancer years after treatment (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 24, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pathology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Chronic Heartburn Raises Odds for Cancers of Larynx, Esophagus
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 23, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Drug Improves Survival for Rare, Deadly Kidney Cancer
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 22, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, News, Source Type: news

Genetic Mutations May Add to Racial Disparity in Child B - ALL
Increased incidence of IKZF1 deletion and IGH - CRLF2 translocation seen in Hispanic/Latino children with B - ALL (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 19, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Avacopan Noninferior to Prednisone for ANCA - Associated Vasculitis
Avacopan noninferior to prednisone taper for remission at week 26, superior to prednisone taper for sustained remission at week 52 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 18, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Rheumatology, Journal, Source Type: news

Biomarker May Predict Treatment Outcome in Advanced Melanoma
Changes in plasma levels of ctDNA associated with survival outcomes in BRAF V600 mutation - positive unresectable or metastatic melanoma (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 18, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Enfortumab Vedotin Prolongs Survival in Advanced Urothelial Cancer
Overall survival longer compared with standard chemo for disease progression following platinum - based chemo and PD - 1 or PD - L1 inhibitor (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 18, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, Urology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Certain Prostate Drugs Tied to Risk for Parkinson Disease
Use of glycolysis - enhancing drugs terazosin, doxazosin, or alfuzosin tied to lower risk for developing Parkinson disease than use of tamsulosin (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 18, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Neurology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Drivers May Be Inhaling Dangerous Carcinogens Inside Their Cars
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 18, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, Obstetrics, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Drop in PSA Screening Linked to Increase in Metastatic Prostate Cancer
Across states, reductions in PSA screening linked to increased incidence of metastatic prostate cancer at diagnosis (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 16, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Urology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Mammography Guidelines Developed for Older Breast Cancer Survivors
Discontinuation of routine mammography recommended for breast cancer survivors when life expectancy is less than five years (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 16, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Know the Signs of Rare But Deadly Gall Bladder, Bile Duct Cancers
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 16, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Novel Index IDs Prognosis in Adults With Burkitt Lymphoma
Validated international prognostic index stratifies patients according to low, intermediate, high risk (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 12, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

COVID Vaccine Reaction Can Mimic Breast Cancer Symptoms, But Doctors Say ‘ Don ’ t Panic ’
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 12, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Infections, Oncology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Radiology, Rheumatology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Oral HPV Infection Detected in Infants, Young Children
Persistent, oral, high - risk HPV infection for children linked to oral HPV carriage of mother at birth, seroconversion of mother to high - risk HPV (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 11, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, Oncology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Abnormal Stool Test Result? Don ’ t Delay Your Colonoscopy
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 11, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Study Looks at T2DM, Metformin Use, and Breast Cancer Risk
Links between T2DM with metformin use and breast cancer risk appear to be affected by hormone receptor status (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 10, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Could Too Much Light at Night Raise Your Odds for Thyroid Cancer?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 10, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Parental HPV Vaccine Hesitancy Increased During 2012 to 2018
However, more unvaccinated teens receiving provider recommendation for HPV vaccination; findings consistent for boys and girls (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 9, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, Nursing, Oncology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

After Long Decline, Breast Cancers in Young U.S. Women Are On the Rise
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 9, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Oncology, Radiology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Drug Combo May Boost Survival for Tough - to - Treat Liver Cancers
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 9, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Hepatology, News, Source Type: news

Artificial Light at Night Tied to Thyroid Cancer Risk
Positive association mainly driven by incidence of papillary thyroid cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 8, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Laser Therapy May Aid Sexual Function in Breast Cancer Survivors
Patient - reported improvements seen at four weeks and 12 months among survivors with genitourinary syndrome of menopause (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 8, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Could a Common Prostate Drug Help Prevent Parkinson ’ s?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 8, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Urology, News, Source Type: news

Mammography - Based AI Model May Predict Breast Cancer Risk
Discriminatory capacity for accurately identifying high - risk patients improved compared with prior methods (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 5, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Genes That Best Predict Breast Cancer Risk Identified
And estimates determined for breast cancer risk in association with pathogenic variants in known predisposition genes (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 5, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

When Heart Attack Strikes, Cancer Patients Often Miss Out on Lifesaving Treatment
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 5, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Oncology, Hepatology, News, Source Type: news

Cancer Plagues California Sea Lions, With Implications for Humans
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 5, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Research, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Female Breast Cancer Most Commonly Diagnosed Cancer in 2020
Female breast cancer surpassed lung cancer, although lung cancer remained leading cause of cancer deaths in 2020 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 5, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, ENT, Pathology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Surgery, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Surpasses Lung Cancer as Leading Cancer Diagnosis Worldwide
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 4, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Hepatology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Many Cancer Survivors Have Conditions Linked to Risk for Severe COVID - 19 Illness
56.4 percent of cancer survivors report having one or more conditions, with increased prevalence in Black survivors (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 3, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Colonoscopy Delay After Abnormal FOBT, FIT Ups CRC Risk
Risk for CRC, mortality increased with delayed receipt of colonoscopy compared with colonoscopy within one to three months (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 3, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Most Dermatology Patients Like ‘ Telehealth ’ Visits: Survey
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 3, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Long - Term Exposure to UVB Radiation May Cut Breast Cancer Risk
Longer duration of exposure, highest cumulative exposure inversely linked to risk after age 50 years (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 2, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Regular Aspirin Use Before Diagnosis May Cut CRC Mortality
Long - term aspirin use before diagnosis also linked to lower odds of diagnosis with distant metastases (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 2, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Perioperative Chemo Feasible for Resectable Pancreatic Cancer
Phase 2 randomized trial revealed similar overall survival for two active regimens compared with adjuvant therapy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 2, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news