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Research  Jan 15

Mercy Offers a Nationwide Cancer Trial

Could chemotherapy become a thing of the past?

Research  Jan 06

Findings on Fat Cell Metabolism

A new study shows simple sugars are not the only favored nutrient of fat cells.

Clinical  Jan 06

A Clearer Picture: Imaging Rhodopsin Could Shed Light on Retinal Disorders

A new retinal imaging technology holds the promise of improved diagnostics, assessment of vision loss, and effectiveness of therapy.

Research  Jan 01

Special Report on the Future of Cancer Prevention Research Published in American Association for Cancer Research Journal

PHILADELPHIA — A special report that sets out a brief agenda for the immediate future of cancer prevention research was published…

Research  Dec 15

Five Factors Identify Subset of Patients With Advanced Cervical Cancer Who May Not Benefit From Bevacizumab Treatment

New study prospectively validated the five prognostic factors called the Moore criteria.

Clinical  Dec 11

Statin Therapy Benefits Patients with Highest Genetic Risk of Heart Attack

Which patients benefit the most from statins?

Clinical  Nov 01

Nanotechnology Meeting its Potential

NCSU engineer develops joint replacements containing nanotechnology to combat post-surgical infections.

Research  Oct 06

BreastCancerTrials.org Launches Metastatic Trial Search

Non-profit clinical trial matching service partners with leading breast cancer advocacy groups to make details about metastatic…

Feature Profiles  Oct 01

Half-match Stem-cell Transplant Program Leads to Lifesaving Option

As director of the Haploidentical Transplant Program at Washington University School of Medicine, Rizwan Romee, MD, is pioneering new…

Research  Sep 14

Using Deep Brain Stimulation to Treat OCD Patients

Does Deep Brain Stimulation Provide Cure for OCD?

Research  Sep 11

PanCAN, AACR Call for 2016 Research Grant Applications

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and American Association for Cancer Research invite early career investigators to submit 2016 research grant applications by noon (ET) on Oct. 8 (Career Development Awards) or Oct. 27 Pathway to Leadership Grant).

Clinical  Sep 02

No Relief for Allergy Sufferers

Allergy cases are on the rise everywhere.

Home  Sep 02

Saint Louis University Hospital Makes Recovery Easier with Catheter-Less Prostatectomy

Who in St. Louis is offering catheter-less prostatectomy?

Research  Aug 31

New Down Syndrome Discovery

Researchers target chromosome disorders with natural chromosome therapy

Research  Aug 14

AHA Scientific Statement: Mobile Technology May Help People Improve Health Behaviors

Preliminary data suggest that smart phone apps and wearable sensors are promising for improving cardiovascular health behaviors.

Business  Aug 12

Siteman Receives Highest Possible NCI Rating

Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish and Wash U Stands with Nation’s Elite

Research  Jul 24

Landmark Global Study Provides New Evidence of Lymph Node Radiation Benefit in Long-Term Breast Cancer Control

An Australian/North American clinical trial has shown significant improvement in cancer-free survival among women who underwent lymph node radiation when their breast cancer that had spread to the lymph nodes.

Research  Jul 16

Small, New Study Shows More than Half of Breast Cancer Patients Develop Diastolic Dysfunction After Anthracycline-Based Chemotherapy

Patients who undergo treatment with anthracycline-based chemotherapy for breast cancer are at risk of developing diastolic dysfunction, according to a new study published in The Oncologist on July 16, 2015. Within 12 months of completing anthracycline…

Research  Jul 15

New CDC Study Highlights Pneumonia Hospitalizations Among U.S. Adults

Viruses, not bacteria, are the most commonly detected respiratory pathogens in U.S. adults hospitalized with pneumonia, according to a New England Journal of Medicine study released in mid-July and conducted by researchers at Centers for Disease Control…

Research  Jul 08

ACS NSQIP Study Shows Reform to Resident Physicians' Work Hours Does Not Improve Surgical Patient Safety

A recent ACS NSQIP data study in Journal of the American College of Surgeons provides more evidence that 2011 duty hour limitations imposed on physician trainees’ have not decreased serious postoperative complications.

Research  Jul 08

New AMA Study Reveals Majority of America's Physicians Still Work In Small Practices

Think the majority of physicians have gone to work for hospitals, health systems or large practices? Think again says a new AMA study…

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