Today's Health News

Outcomes May Be Better for Warfarin Users Who Stop Aspirin Use

Quality improvement effort tied to decrease in major bleeding without increase in thrombotic events

Coffee Intake Linked to Longer Prostate Cancer-Specific Survival

Longer prostate cancer-specific survival seen for specific subgroups, including those with the CYP1A2 AA genotype

Active Surveillance Feasible for Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer

Patients undergoing immediate surgery experience greater anxiety than patients in active surveillance

Neoadjuvant Novel Hormonal Agents Studied in High-Risk Prostate Cancer

Neoadjuvant therapy with an NHA associated with longer time to biochemical recurrence, prolonged metastasis-free survival

Transcranial Doppler, Hydroxyurea Use Low for Sickle Cell Anemia

Despite increases in TCD screening and hydroxyurea use from 2014 to 2019, use still remains low for children, teens

Medical Debt Tied to Worsening of Food, Housing Insecurity

Risk factors for medical indebtedness include hospitalization, disability, high deductible, Medicare Advantage, and no insurance coverage

Patient Preferences Examined for CRC Screening Modalities

Of all five U.S. Multi Society Task Force recommended tests, FIT-fecal DNA every three years was most preferred test

AACR Issues 12th Annual Cancer Progress Report

Accelerated decline in cancer mortality seen recently with a 2.3 percent decrease in cancer deaths each year from 2016 to 2019

AI Tool Can Identify Pancreatic Cancer on CT Scans

Deep learning-based tool distinguished between malignancy, controls with 74.7 percent sensitivity for malignancies smaller than 2 cm

Response to Neoadjuvant Endocrine Therapy for Breast Cancer May Vary by Race

Race is a significant predictor of downstaging in HR+ breast cancer after adjustment for duration of NET, clinical stage