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Core needle biopsy more sensitive for cervical lymphadenopathy examination

Core needle biopsy more sensitive for cervical lymphadenopathy examination

Findings compared to fine-needle aspiration cytology, especially for lymphoma, found that the sensitivity and negative predictive value for critical disease were significantly higher.

Predictors of recurrence and survival identified in Merkel cell carcinoma

Predictors of recurrence and survival identified in Merkel cell carcinoma

For patients with Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC), predictors of recurrence and survival have been identified which may help to inform diagnostic and therapeutic management.

Genomic scoring helps predict ductal carcinoma recurrence for patients with breast cancer

Genomic scoring helps predict ductal carcinoma recurrence for patients with breast cancer

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Physicians have a new resource for managing disease in patients with early-stage breast cancer.

Higher risk of esophageal, stomach cancer with AIDS

Higher risk of esophageal, stomach cancer with AIDS

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma rates down but carcinoma rates fairly constant from 1980 to 2007.

ESMO: Dabrafenib + trametinib active in metastatic melanoma

ESMO: Dabrafenib + trametinib active in metastatic melanoma

Combo linked to less squamous cell carcinoma, higher response rates for BRAF V600 disease.

RNA Assays Up Sensitivity of Urothelial Carcinoma Detection

RNA Assays Up Sensitivity of Urothelial Carcinoma Detection

Cxbladder assay accurately differentiates between low-grade and other urothelial carcinoma.

Vandetanib Slows Progression of Advanced Thyroid Cancer

Vandetanib Slows Progression of Advanced Thyroid Cancer

Phase 2 study shows benefit for locally advanced or metastatic differentiated thyroid carcinomas.

Prior Basal Cell Carcinoma Is Main Predictor of Future BCC

Prior Basal Cell Carcinoma Is Main Predictor of Future BCC

Sunburn, baseline sun exposure, and sun protective measures do not independently predict risk of BCC.

One in five women has re-op after breast cancer surgery

One in five women has re-op after breast cancer surgery

Re-op is significantly more likely among women with carcinoma in situ versus isolated invasive disease.

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