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Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation: Updates on Innovative Devices and Techniques

16 Jul, 2017 | 23:40h | UTC

Review: Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation: Updates on Innovative Devices and Techniques – Korean Journal of Radiology (free)

 


Multiparametric MRI in the Detection of Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer

16 Jul, 2017 | 23:40h | UTC

Review: Multiparametric MRI in the Detection of Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer – Korean Journal of Radiology (free)

 


Hereditary pancreatic cancer: related syndromes and clinical perspective

16 Jul, 2017 | 23:35h | UTC

Clinical Review: Hereditary pancreatic cancer: related syndromes and clinical perspective – Hereditary Cancer in Clinical Practice (free)

 


Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Adrenal Incidentaloma

16 Jul, 2017 | 12:42h | UTC

Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Adrenal Incidentaloma – Endocrinology and Metabolism (free)

 


Surgery for early prostate cancer may not save lives

16 Jul, 2017 | 12:40h | UTC

Follow-up of Prostatectomy versus Observation for Early Prostate Cancer – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Long-term, surgery for localized prostate cancer offers little extra benefit – Reuters (free) AND No Benefit with Surgery for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer – MedPage Today (free registration required) AND Prostatectomy for Localized Prostate Cancer Doesn’t Improve Long-Term Survival – Physician’s First Watch (free) AND Surgery for Early Prostate Cancer May Not Save Lives – Washington University in St. Louis, via NewsWise (free)

“Most men just as likely to survive with limited or no treatment” (from NewsWise)

 


NCCN Guidelines Insights: Antiemesis

13 Jul, 2017 | 20:57h | UTC

NCCN Guidelines Insights: Antiemesis, Version 2.2017 (free)

 


Guidelines for Pathologic Diagnosis of Malignant Mesothelioma

13 Jul, 2017 | 20:54h | UTC

Guidelines for Pathologic Diagnosis of Malignant Mesothelioma: 2017 Update of the Consensus Statement From the International Mesothelioma Interest Group (free PDF)

 


Pericarditis as a Marker of Occult Cancer and a Prognostic Factor for Cancer Mortality

13 Jul, 2017 | 20:46h | UTC

Pericarditis as a Marker of Occult Cancer and a Prognostic Factor for Cancer Mortality – Circulation (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Pericarditis as a Marker of Occult Cancer – American College of Cardiology, Latest in Cardiology (free)

 


Tall height and obesity are associated with an increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer

13 Jul, 2017 | 20:47h | UTC

Tall height and obesity are associated with an increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer: results from the EPIC cohort study – BMC Medicine (free)

Commentaries: Tall men at higher risk of aggressive prostate cancer – OnMedica (free) AND Tall men at bigger risk of aggressive prostate cancer, study suggests – The Guardian (free) AND Height, Weight Linked with High-Grade Prostate Cancer – MedPage Today (free registration required)

 


The relationship between eosinophilic esophagitis and esophageal cancer

11 Jul, 2017 | 16:44h | UTC

The relationship between eosinophilic esophagitis and esophageal cancer – Diseases of The Esophagus (free)

An analysis of a large database of de-identified electronic medical records (EMRs) with over 40.000.000 patients found no association.

 


Management of Small Renal Masses

10 Jul, 2017 | 14:54h | UTC

Management of Small Renal Masses: American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline (free)

Summary: National Guideline Clearinghouse (free)

 


Cancer deaths and cases attributable to lifestyle factors and infections in China

7 Jul, 2017 | 14:03h | UTC

Cancer deaths and cases attributable to lifestyle factors and infections in China, 2013 – Annals of Oncology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Nearly half of China cancer deaths attributable to potentially modifiable risk factors – American Cancer Society, via EurekAlert (free) AND One million annual cancer deaths in China attributable to lifestyle factors – treehugger (free)

 


Guidelines for the use of imaging in the management of myeloma

7 Jul, 2017 | 14:00h | UTC

Guidelines for the use of imaging in the management of myeloma – British Journal of Haematology (free)

 


Imaging and Management of Incidental Renal Lesions

7 Jul, 2017 | 13:44h | UTC

Review: Imaging and Management of Incidental Renal Lesions – BioMed Research International (free)

 


Cardio-Oncology: Cancer Therapy-related Cardiovascular Complications in a Molecular Targeted Era

7 Jul, 2017 | 13:41h | UTC

Review: Cardio-Oncology: Cancer Therapy-related Cardiovascular Complications in a Molecular Targeted Era: New Concepts and Perspectives – Cureus (free)

 


Current Status of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Gastrointestinal Cancers

7 Jul, 2017 | 13:38h | UTC

Review: Current Status of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Gastrointestinal Cancers – Journal of Cancer (free)

 


Multidisciplinary approach of colorectal cancer liver metastases

7 Jul, 2017 | 13:36h | UTC

Review: Multidisciplinary approach of colorectal cancer liver metastases – World Journal of Clinical Oncology (free)

 


Magnetic resonance imaging for diagnosis and neoadjuvant treatment evaluation in locally advanced rectal cancer

7 Jul, 2017 | 13:36h | UTC

Review: Magnetic resonance imaging for diagnosis and neoadjuvant treatment evaluation in locally advanced rectal cancer: A pictorial review – World Journal of Clinical Oncology (free)

 


Immunotherapy in pancreatic cancer

7 Jul, 2017 | 13:35h | UTC

Review: Immunotherapy in pancreatic cancer: Unleash its potential through novel combinations – World Journal of Clinical Oncology (free)

 


Current state and controversies in fertility preservation in women with breast cancer

7 Jul, 2017 | 13:34h | UTC

Review: Current state and controversies in fertility preservation in women with breast cancer – World Journal of Clinical Oncology (free)

 


Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma: Current and Evolving Therapies

7 Jul, 2017 | 13:17h | UTC

Review: Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma: Current and Evolving Therapies – International Journal of Molecular Sciences (free)

 


We’re not ready for the ‘silver tsunami’ of older adults living with câncer

5 Jul, 2017 | 16:17h | UTC

We’re not ready for the ‘silver tsunami’ of older adults living with câncer – The Conversation (free)

 


Viewpoints in Precision Medicine

5 Jul, 2017 | 15:27h | UTC

Viewpoints in Precision Medicine

Views and Reviews: Margaret McCartney: Are we too captivated by precision medicine? – The BMJ (free)

Related: Chief medical officer calls for gene testing revolution – BBC (free) AND Make DNA tests routine, says UK’s chief medical officer – The Guardian (free)

“Sally Davies calls for making genomic testing as common as blood tests to usher in the era of precision medicine to treat cancers and rare diseases” (from The Guardian).

“Precision medicine is also, paradoxically, a recipe for unhelpful early diagnosis, false alarms, poor sensitivity, and conflicts of interest” (from BMJ).

 


Fears over a medical gold rush in cancer drug race

4 Jul, 2017 | 21:19h | UTC

Fears over a medical gold rush in cancer drug race – Financial Times (a few articles per month are free)

Source: Nature Newsletter

“With almost 800 trials under way observers warn scientific rigour is being compromised”

 


Benchmarking life expectancy and cancer mortality: global comparison with cardiovascular disease 1981-2010

3 Jul, 2017 | 17:58h | UTC

Benchmarking life expectancy and cancer mortality: global comparison with cardiovascular disease 1981-2010 – The BMJ (free)

Editorial: Cancer and the limits of longevity – The BMJ (free)

“Declining mortality from CVD was responsible for about half of the life expectancy gains in ages 40-84 in 1981-2010, whereas the contribution from cancer is smaller (up to one fifth) and varied depending on a country’s level of development”

 


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