A new report from ACS describes trends in liver cancer and the factors influencing the ongoing increase in incidence, particularly higher rates of HCV infection, obesity, and type 2 diabetes.
Approximately 40% of ITP cases are caused by gram-negative H pylori infection; therefore, researchers sought to determine the effectiveness of infection eradication on platelet count in these patients.
Cancer rates among people with HIV, particularly AIDS-defining cancers, are projected to decrease by 2030.
A team of researchers discovered a method for early detection of aspergillosis, a potentially deadly fungal infection, in patients whose disease or treatment involves immune system suppression.
New research from infection control specialists found that UV robots helped reduce transmission rates of Clostridium difficile. The intervention also saved approximately $150,000 in annual direct medical costs.
The bacterium that causes Q fever, an infectious disease that humans contract from animals, is associated with an increased risk of lymphoma.
A patient's microbial diversity, even before they start cancer treatment, can be linked to risk of infection during induction chemotherapy.
This review discusses common risk factors, treatment, and preventive measures for aspergillosis in hematopoietic stem transplantation recipients.
A newly developed antifungal has proved as effective against invasive mold disease in cancer patients as the standardly used drug, voriconazole, with fewer side effects.
People with late-stage cancer at the back of the mouth or throat that recurs after chemotherapy and radiation treatment are twice as likely to be alive 2 years later if their cancer is caused by the human papillomavirus.
A team of researchers has identified a novel mutation in the hepatitis B virus (HBV) in Korea that appears only in men and could help explain why HBV-infected men are roughly five times more likely than HBV-infected women to develop liver cancer.
Certain types of papillomavirus might actually prevent cervical cancer, according to a new study. More than 100 different types of HPV are known, and approximately 14 "high-risk" HPV types are known to cause cervical cancer.
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