HIMSS Analytics recently published a new report, "Essentials Brief: Telemedicine Study" — a survey of health IT executives that finds an increase in the adoption of telemedicine solutions and services, from 54.5 percent in 2014 to 57.7 percent in 2015. Small, but...
Antiretroviral therapy has extended the lives of people with HIV, but living longer may increase these patients' risk for certain cancers. A study of nearly 90,000 HIV patients revealed a rise in three types of cancer as the AIDS-causing...
The inaugural articles have now been published in the Journal of Global Oncology, the first journal to look at worldwide issues. Although some journals publish special issues and sections that focus on global oncology, there are currently no journals dedicated to this area...
The general topic of this commentary has been discussed, in part, in multiple settings, perhaps most notably in the apparently never-ending debate surrounding the utility of breast cancer screening. Although opponents of breast cancer screening cite less than convincing...
For many new physicians, residency brings fatigue, emotional stress, and self-doubt, affecting their ability to take care of themselves and their patients. Is there a way to fix it?
The real world of clinical practice rarely mirrors the screening recommendations developed by expert panels, and this week in Annals of Internal Medicine Harvard's Jane J. Kim, PhD, and colleagues explored that divide in a modeling study and concluded that as practiced,...
“What if I decide to just do nothing?” It was kind of a taunt, Desiree Basila admits. Not the sort of thing that usually comes out of the mouth of a woman who’s just been diagnosed with breast cancer. For 20 minutes she’d been grilling her breast...
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