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Benefits of Post-Op Penile Traction Therapy Hold Up Over Time

Oct 23rd, 2021 - SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- A penile traction therapy (PTT) device produced lasting improvements in men after prostatectomy, a researcher reported. The current data builds on an August 2021 study of 6-month data from 55 men (average age 58.6) who were randomly assigned to control (n=25) or treatment with PTT (n=30) after prostatectomy. The interventions began 1 month post-surgery, and those in the PTT...

NSCLC Incidence Declining, Except in Stage I Disease

Oct 22nd, 2021 - The overall incidence of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) decreased from 2010 to 2017, with the incidence of stage IV disease falling, and stage I disease rising, researchers determined. A cross-sectional epidemiological analysis showed that NSCLC incidence per 100,000 population declined from 46.4 to 40.9 during the study period. While the incidence of stage II, IIIA, and IIIB disease was st...

Arterial Chemo Tops Chemoembolization for Large Liver Tumors

Oct 22nd, 2021 - Patients with unresectable large-volume liver cancer lived significantly longer when treated with hepatic-artery infusion chemotherapy (HAIC) than with transarterial chemoembolization (TACE), a randomized trial from China showed. Median overall survival (OS) increased from 16.1 months with TACE to 23.1 months with FOLFOX (leucovorin, fluorouracil, and oxaliplatin)-HAIC. Progression-free surviva...

Many States Frown Upon Medicaid Coverage of Penile Implants for ED

Oct 22nd, 2021 - SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- At least 21 states still don't provide Medicaid coverage for penile implants in patients with erectile dysfunction (ED), a new study found. In contrast, 49 states cover male urethral slings, and 48 states cover insertion of artificial urinary sphincters for male incontinence, reported John Barnard, MD, of West Virginia University in Morgantown, who presented the findings at...

23andMe to buy telehealth firm Lemonaid for $400 million

Oct 22nd, 2021 - (Reuters) - Direct-to-consumer DNA testing firm 23andMe Holding Co said on Friday it would buy privately held company Lemonaid Health Inc for $400 million in a cash-and-stock deal, as it looks to expand into telemedicine. Lemonaid Health offers patients direct online access for a number of common conditions, from consultation through treatment. It also offers free and fast delivery of prescript...

Cabozantinib Shows Activity Against RCC Brain Metastases

Oct 22nd, 2021 - The tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) cabozantinib (Cabometyx) showed promising activity against brain metastases from renal cell carcinoma (RCC), researchers reported. In a retrospective cohort study of 88 patients with RCC brain metastases, the intracranial response rate with cabozantinib was 55% (95% CI 36-73%) in those with progressing brain metastases without concomitant brain-directed local...

A single text message links CRC patients to valuable resources

Oct 21st, 2021 - BY NEIL OSTERWEIL The words “you have colorectal cancer” can concentrate a patient’s mind, but certainly not in the way that the clinician delivering the bad news intends. Dr.

'Deep learning' AI shows benefit in colonoscopy in U.S. population
Heidi Splete

Oct 21st, 2021 - Adenoma miss rates were significantly lower with the use of an artificial intelligence (AI)–based computer-aided detection (CADe) system than with high-definition white light (HDWL), according to a new prospective, multicenter, single-blind randomized study based on data from more than 200 colonoscopies. Missed adenomas can be generally categorized as adenomas fully obscured from the visual fie.

I Am CDC - Catherine Jamal

Hi! I'm a Digital Media Lead here at CDC. I grew up in Atlanta and, like most locals, was in awe of this exciting, larger-than-life place that I drove by nearly every day. I joined CDC 16 years ago, after graduating with degrees in computer science and psychology. One of my first jobs was helping CDC move into the digital age. It has been awesome! Over the years, I've helped create web sites, s...

El cáncer, la influenza y usted

Tener cáncer aumenta el riesgo de sufrir complicaciones por la influenza. Las personas con antecedentes de cáncer, y personas que viven con o cuidan a los pacientes y sobrevivientes de cáncer deben recibir la vacuna contra la influenza cada temporada.

Prevención de infecciones en pacientes con cáncer

Sepa cómo prevenir infecciones y llame de inmediato a su médico en caso de tener fiebre o sentirse enfermo durante el tratamiento de quiroterapia.

La prevención del cáncer empieza desde la niñez

Usted puede reducir el riesgo de que sus hijos tengan cáncer en el futuro al hacer que les pongan la vacuna contra el VPH y al ayudarlos a que tomen decisiones saludables.

Cómo mantenerse sano durante y después del tratamiento contra el cáncer

Pacientes de cáncer: vean consejos sobre cómo mantenerse físicamente, mentalmente y emocionalmente sanos durante y después del tratamiento contra el cáncer.

Cáncer colorrectal

"Nunca lo hubieran encontrado de forma temprana si yo no me hubiera hecho la prueba de detección," dice Robert, sobreviviente de cáncer colorrectal. Si tiene entre 50 y 75 años de edad, hágase pruebas de detección del cáncer colorrectal con regularidad.

Antecedentes médicos familiares

Las festividades son el mejor momento para compartir

Concientización sobre el cáncer de piel

Cuando disfrute de las actividades al aire libre en este verano, protéjase del cáncer de piel, resguardándose en la sombra y usando lentes de sol, sombrero y ropa protectora y aplicándose protector solar.

Disparidades de salud

Para reducir la desigualdad del cáncer en grupos de mayor riesgo, debemos: mejorar y aumentar la detección temprana del cáncer, promover estilos de vida saludables y ampliar el acceso una mejor atención sanitaria.

Día Mundial contra el Cáncer

El 4 de febrero, los CDC se unen a personas, organizaciones y agencias gubernamentales en todo el mundo en la búsqueda de maneras en que cada quien puede ayudar a la prevención y el control del cáncer.

El cáncer y los hombres

Cada año, el cáncer cobra la vida de más de 300,000 hombres en los Estados Unidos. Hay varias formas de reducir su riesgo de tener cáncer.

Cáncer y las mujeres

Una mujer puede reducir su riesgo de tener cáncer adoptando un estilo de vida saludable y haciéndose las pruebas de detección adecuadas para su estadio de vida.