Today's Health News

Patient Preferences Explored in Multiple Myeloma Treatment

All-oral regimen linked to higher satisfaction with treatment convenience in relapsed, refractory MM

Lipophilic Statins May Cut Liver Cancer in Chronic Viral Hepatitis

Inverse link is dose-dependent; lowest 10-year HCC risk seen with 600 or more lipophilic statin cDDDs

Minority, Low-Income Individuals Less Likely to Receive Oral Cancer Screening

Education level, insurance type also may affect likelihood of oral cancer screening at dental visit

SAVED Score Can Predict Risk for VTE in Multiple Myeloma

Score outperforms current NCCN guidelines for MM patients receiving immunomodulatory therapy

AI Program May Aid in Pathologic Evaluation of Breast Biopsies

Computer-based automated approach promising for differentiating ductal carcinoma in situ from atypia

Half of Physician Directors of NCI Cancer Centers Receive Industry Payments

Authors question whether these payments serve the public interest

Cost Burden of Disease Progression High in Multiple Myeloma

For patients receiving drug therapy, economic burden substantial across lines of therapy

Burden of Obesity-Associated Cancers Shifted to Younger Age Groups

Large study shows particular increase in the 50- to 64-year-old age group from 2000 to 2016

Vaping Industry Group Sues to Delay FDA Review of E-Cigarettes

Current deadline is May 2020 for all companies to submit their vaping products for federal review

FDA Proposes Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarettes

New labels would be the most significant change to cigarette labels in more than 35 years