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USPSTF Continues Recommendations Against Thyroid Cancer Screening

USPSTF Continues Recommendations Against Thyroid Cancer Screening

Widespread routine thyroid cancer screening can lead to overdiagnosis and overtreatment, the USPSTF contends.

Metabolic Syndrome Associated With Increased Risk of Esophageal Cancer in Older Patients

Metabolic Syndrome Associated With Increased Risk of Esophageal Cancer in Older Patients

A retrospective evaluation investigated the association between risk of esophageal cancer, metabolic syndrome, Barrett esophagus, and GERD in older persons.

Smoking-related Cancer Deaths Highest in Southern United States

Smoking-related Cancer Deaths Highest in Southern United States

Smoking-attributable cancer mortality estimates have not been established by state; therefore, in this study, the proportion of cancer deaths among persons 35 years and older related to cigarette smoking in 2014 was calculated for each state and DC.

Outcomes Are Better for HPV16-Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer, but Not for Other HPV Strains

Outcomes Are Better for HPV16-Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer, but Not for Other HPV Strains

Patients with oropharyngeal tumors that harbor HPV16 have higher 5-year survival and lower recurrence rates than patients with tumors that harbor other HPV strains or are HPV-negative.

Definitive IMRT Associated With Shorter Feeding Tube Placement Duration in HNC

Definitive IMRT Associated With Shorter Feeding Tube Placement Duration in HNC

Patients with head and neck cancer treated with IMRT had a significantly shorter duration of feeding tube placement compared with those who received 3DRT.

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