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Current oncology: Sept. 4-11

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, September 4, 2014
Updated: Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Current oncology: Sept. 4-11

Cancers in general

Meta-analysis: 15% increased cancer risk with prediabetes

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/09/breaking-news-prediabetes-ups-cancer-risk-15?et_cid=4143014&et_rid=54713780&type=image

Full, free essay from Biosci. Tech.

Key genes in lymphoblastic leukemia

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/major-breakthrough-in-understanding-acute-lymphoblastic-leukemia/article/368542/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=9399973&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=380631822&spReportId=MzgwNjMxODIyS0

Full, free essay, image from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Flying high: melanoma rates nearly double

http://archderm.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1899248

Free abstract from JAMA Derm.

FDA approves melanoma drug

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/merck-melanoma-drug-is-first-pd-1-inhibitor-ok-d-by-fda/81250309/

Complete, free report from GEN

Breast cancer

Double mastectomy does not usually reduce mortality

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/09/double-mastectomy-doesnt-boost-survival-most?et_cid=4133552&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, image from Biosci. Tech.

But rates of double mastectomies seem to be rising

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/bilateral-mastectomy-rates-rise-from-1998-to-2011/article/369398/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=9377214&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=380320475&spReportId=MzgwMzIwNDc1S0

Short, free note from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Surgery and lowering the breast cancer risk

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/surgery-to-reduce-the-risk-of-breast-cancer-fact-sheet/article/369839/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=9383861&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=380388787&spReportId=MzgwMzg4Nzg3S0

Free fact sheet from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

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