Stem Cell Donors Now Can Be Paid
A federal appeals court decides that stem cells are a renewable tissue.
Adverse Drug Events
Four commonly prescribed drugs are responsible for most emergency room visits.
World Diabetes Day 2011
On November 14th, World Diabetes Day, a look at the recent diabetes statistics are concerning.
Who Most Influences Lifestyle Choices?
Global study identifies who people turn to for health advice.
Updated Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines Released
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network releases newest update.
Updated Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines
Women are now advised to have fewer screenings over their lifetime.
How's Your State Doing in Palliative Care?
The 2011 State-by-State Palliative Care Report Card is now available for viewing.
Prostate Cancer Screening
The USPSTF releases its new recommendations for public comment.
Smoking Rates Released
Do you know who has the highest---and lowest---smoking rates in the US?
We may think we're delivering compassionate care, but the public feels otherwise.
Joint Commission Names Top-Performing Hospitals
The Joint Commission has released this year's list of top-performing hospitals.
Detecting Early Stage Pancreatic Cancer
Combination of CA 19-9 tumor marker level and endoscopic ultrasound may aid in early detection in high-risk individuals.
Wrong-site surgery is still occurring despite wide adoption of prevention strategies.
Predicting Secondary Cancers in Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors
Two small genetic variations predict which patients are most likely to develop second cancers.
Prescriptions sent electronically are just as likely to contain errors as handwritten ones.
Patients' Perceptions and Medicare Data
What patients think about quality of care does not always correlate with objective measures.
Computer-Aided Breast Cancer Detection
Recent study findings raise questions about how well computers interpret mammograms.
Flip Flops, Baseball Caps, and Skin Cancer
Sun exposure to usually-covered skin is yet another risk for skin cancer.
Drug Shortages Are Not Unique to Oncology Practice
Shortages also are occurring in hospitals, and becoming increasingly frequent.
New Cigarette Warnings
Will graphic images and stronger warnings decrease cigarette smoking?
Nurses Love Their Jobs, Right?
A recent survey found that 24% of RNs are dissatisfied and looking for new jobs.
Do cell phones cause cancer?
The radiation emitted by these phones is now designated as possibly cancer-causing.
The Nursing Workforce in the USA
The nursing workforce is now larger in size, older, and more diverse.
Study Claims Selenium Does Not Prevent the Development of Cancer
Does selenium prevent the development of cancer? Recent Cochrane meta-analysis says no.
Reducing the Risk of Invasive Breast Cancer
New research supports the use of exemestane
Drug Label Overload
'Over-warning' or necessary adverse drug event information?
Watch Out for the Weekend
Weekend hospital admissions linked to higher patient mortality.
New Information about Fatigue Experienced by Breast Cancer Survivors
Higher levels of norepinephrine are found in women with persistent fatigue.
Osteosarcoma Survivor Sings Message of Hope
Singer and songwriter Charlie Lustman has become an inspirational voice for the over 12 million cancer survivors living in the United States
Half of US states currently have anti-smoking laws; the goal is 100%
Pollack Discusses Ongoing Research for Patients With Refractory mCRC and Other Hard-to-Treat GI Malignancies
Pollack Offers Perspective on 2023 ASCO GI Cancers Symposium
Nivolumab/Cabozantinib Shows Continued Benefit In Frontline Treatment of RCC
Goodman Highlights Potential Benefit of SBRT in Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
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