Today's Health News

Testosterone Replacement May Benefit Younger Male Cancer Survivors

Benefits include significant improvement in body composition measurements over six months

Treatment Beneficial for Nonagenarians With Lung Cancer

Most pronounced survival benefit seen for patients with stage I disease

Employee Premiums, Deductibles Eating Larger Share of Income

The average deductible for a middle-income family was 4.7 percent of income in 2018

H. Pylori Infection Must Be Wiped Out to Cut Gastric Cancer Risk

Risk for gastric cancer tied to H. pylori infection higher in blacks, Asians, Hispanics/Latinos

Radiation From CT Scans Linked to Thyroid Cancer, Leukemia

Elevated risk stronger in women than men; risk for non-Hodgkin lymphoma increased in patients ≤45

DCNN Software Aids Detection of Malignant Lung Nodules on CXR

Use of software improves sensitivity of radiologists, reduces number of false-positive findings

Threshold for Breast Cancer Recurrence Score Differs by Sex

Increased mortality seen at lower ranges of Oncotype DX Breast Recurrence Score for men versus women

Cervical Cancer Screening Remains Low in Women Ages 45 to 65 Years

Screening rates are insufficient to reduce cervical cancer incidence

Cancer Yield Similar for Dense Breast Ultrasound After DM, DBT

Detection rates for additional cancers similar after digital mammography, digital breast tomosynthesis

Incidence of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Anus Increasing

Greater increase seen for distant-stage and regional-stage SCCA than for localized-stage SSCA