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HIPAA turns 20: A look back at its impact

In August 1996, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act — more commonly known as HIPAA — was signed into law by then-President Bill Clinton. Twenty years later, with Clinton's wife possibly on the verge of a presidency of her own, HIPAA still...

source: By Scott E. Rupp
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ASCT is pleased to announce the Bob Gay Student Scholarship for Cytotechnology students is being offered for the fifth year in a row to deserving students with a record of academic achievement. The scholarship was created in honor and memory of Robert “Bob” Gay,...

source: ASCT

Nowadays 'liquid biopsies,' the notion of detecting cancer using only a blood test to detect minute amounts of circulating tumor are fairly well-known. But what if not even a blood test was needed to detect cancer, merely a few lungfuls of air?

source: Forbes

Researchers from Cardiff University have discovered a protein driving aggressive breast cancer, which they say could be targeted for developing new and improved therapies.

source: PharmaTimes Online

New research shows that cancer patients who are single receive less aggressive treatment than those who are married. NPR's Michel Martin talks with researcher Joan DelFattore about her findings.

source: NPR

A new test for cervical cancer was found to detect all of the cancers in a randomized clinical screening trial of 15,744 women, outperforming both the current Pap smear and human papillomavirus test at a reduced cost, according to a study...

source: Medical Xpress

The presence of human papillomavirus subtypes HPV-16 and HPV-18 in women negative for intraepithelial lesions or malignancy is associated with an increased risk of developing high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia,...

source: Reuters Health via Medscape (free login required)


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