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Black Race Not Tied to Worse Prostate Cancer Mortality

Findings seen in cohorts of men with nonmetastatic disease after adjusting for nonbiological differences

Nitrate Pollution of Tap Water May Cause Thousands of Cancer Cases

Annual nitrate-attributable cases of CRC, ovarian, thyroid, kidney, bladder cancer ranged from 2,300 to 12,594

Most Providers Unaware of Online Feedback About Themselves

Providers do not encourage patient reviews and often view such feedback as having limited value

Number of Cancer Survivors Set to Top 22 Million by 2030

Fifty-six percent of cancer survivors diagnosed within past 10 years; 64 percent aged ≥65

ADA: Dulaglutide Tied to Decline in Cardiovascular Events in T2DM

Second study shows reduction in renal outcomes with dulaglutide in type 2 diabetes

Access to Health Care Has Little Impact on Longevity

Social, behavioral factors account for greater portion of premature mortality than does health care

Rapid Fluid Removal May Up Mortality in Critically Ill With AKI

Higher net ultrafiltration rates with continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration may lower survival

Location of Body Fat Linked to Advanced, Fatal Prostate Cancer

Risk for advanced, fatal disease also increased in association with body mass index, waist circumference

Fewer Black Men Adopt Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer

Overall, use of active surveillance nearly tripled among both black and nonblack men from 2010 to 2015

American Society of Clinical Oncology, May 31-June 4

The 55th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology The annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology was held from May...