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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 and ASCT Services are pleased to announce that applications for the Bob Gay Student Scholarship are currently being accepted. The scholarship was created in honor and memory of Robert “Bob” Gay, who was a long-time supporter and founding member of the ASCT....

source: ASCT

There aren’t good flu seasons; there are just varying degrees of how bad they are. That’s the message the CDC wants people to hear, says Lynnette Brammer, MPH, lead for the CDC’s domestic influenza surveillance team. It’s what laboratories know...

source: CAP Today

According to a recent study, individuals with obesity who undergo weight loss surgery have a reduced risk of developing skin cancer, including melanoma.

source: Medical News Today

Pancreatic cancer patients in the U.S. now have a new treatment option. The Food and Drug Administration has approved using Lynparza for maintenance treatment of the disease. The drug is already used to treat ovarian and breast cancer.

source: Fox 59

In a finding that might make the HPV vaccine more palatable to many, new research suggests a single dose may provide just as much protection from cervical cancer as the recommended two to three doses do.

source: UPI

Cancer of the throat and mouth (oropharyngeal cancers, OPC) are common and are increasing in incidence especially among younger people. However, these are difficult to diagnose as they are not seen either by the patient or during...

source: News-Medical


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