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Genetic Pap tests catch more cancers

FROM SCIENCE TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE A Pap test combined with assays for gene mutations showed ...

Accelerated breast irradiation advocated by ASTRO guideline

FROM PRACTICAL RADIATION ONCOLOGY Hypofractionation is the preferred means of giving whole breast irradiation ...

TACE plus radiotherapy improves outcomes in poor-prognosis hepatocellular carcinoma

FROM JAMA ONCOLOGY Use of transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) plus external beam radiotherapy may improve ...

HIV+ dialysis patients: Differential survival by race

FROM KIDNEY INTERNATIONAL Race, but not coinfection with hepatitis C virus, differentially affects survival ...

Justices appear skeptical of California’s abortion speech law

A California law that requires anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers to provide women with information ...

Allopurinol dose not escalated enough to reduce mortality

FROM ARTHRITIS & RHEUMATOLOGY An allopurinol dose escalation strategy for patients with gout was ...

Some non-AIDS conditions hint at HIV infection in adults

REPORTING FROM CROI 2018 BOSTON – Bacterial pneumonia, herpes zoster, and thrombocytopenia in adults ...

FDA approves new option in Hodgkin lymphoma treatment

The Food and Drug Administration has approved brentuximab vedotin, in combination with chemotherapy, for ...