Four years in the making, the new 2016 World Health Organization Classification of Tumors of the Central Nervous System includes new genetically identified entities and variants, allowing more diagnostic precision, and a new “layered” approach to diagnosis.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology released a statement calling for the rapid expansion of use of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to help protect thousands of people from HPV-associated cancers.
Rural cancer patients often face substantial barriers to receiving optimal treatment, including availability of cancer care providers, distance to services, lack of public transportation, financial barriers, and limited access to clinical trials. However, a number of promising approaches may address some of these challenges.
Nicotinamide may lower the incidence of new nonmelanoma skin cancers in patients at high risk for skin cancer, providing a new chemopreventive opportunity.
Medical and lifestyle interventions successfully lowered the risk of type 2 diabetes in women with a history of gestational diabetes.
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Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are at increased risk for metabolic and heart diseases and nearly twice as likely to be hospitalized.
Two new compounds, oxabicycloheptene sulfonate and chloroindazole, were successfully tested in early studies to treat endometriosis.
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Pink or blue? New research shows that low gestational weight gain early in the pregnancy is correlated with having a baby of a certain sex.