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Gene Therapy Promising for SCID Due to ADA Deficiency

High overall, event-free survival seen at 24 and 36 months for severe combined immunodeficiency due to ADA deficiency

Guidance Issued for Managing CVST After COVID-19 Vaccination

CVST with thrombocytopenia reported after COVID-19 vaccine with adenoviral vector; management similar to heparin-induced thrombocytopenia

Internal Medicine Residency, Fellowship Applications Up During Pandemic

Authors say increase may be due to lower barriers for virtual interviews

Many Oncology Patients Are Lonely During COVID-19

Those categorized as lonely have higher levels of social isolation, higher symptom severity scores for all symptoms

Sugar-Sweetened Drinks May Up Early-Onset CRC Risk in Women

Risk for EO-CRC increased with each serving per day during adulthood and during adolescence at ages 13 to 18 years

Physicians Report Sharing Office Visit Notes Beneficial Overall

While time concerns declined after implementation, half of the clinicians reported being less candid in their documentation

HPV Vaccination Rates Low for Young Adults

Rates low for 18- to 21-year-olds reporting vaccination at any age or initiating in young adulthood

Efficacy of BNT162b2 mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine Lower in Patients With CLL

Second study shows lower neutralizing antibody titers against SARS-CoV-2 after the first dose among elderly patients with multiple myeloma

COVID-19-Associated Cancer Screening Deficit Quantified in U.S.

Absolute deficit in screening estimated at 3.9, 3.8, and 1.6 million for breast, colorectal, and prostate cancers, respectively

Universal Multigene Panel Test in CRC IDs Heritable Mutations

Sequencing results from universal panel changed cancer treatment for roughly one in 10 colorectal cancer patients