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Sponges can Wipe Out Cervical Cancer

Sponges can Wipe Out Cervical Cancer

39 minutes ago   |   Medindia Health

Sponge found in Manado Bay, Indonesia, makes a molecule called manzamine A, which can stop the growth of cervical cancer cells, reveals a new study.
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CMS price transparency rule ‘likely insufficient' in current form

2 hours ago   |   Healio

The 2019 CMS price transparency rule did not result in uniform publication of hospital chargemasters across various NCI-designated cancer centers, according to study results...
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Taking A Hot Bath May Be The Workout You Need Right Now

5 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

I am often tempted to fill the tub and take a long, hot soak. But then my kids scream and remind me how naïve I am to think I can enjoy such pleasures. Taking a bubble bath...
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Colorectal Cancer: Proposed Guidelines for the COVID-19 Era

7 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   5 articles

Drs David and Rachel Kerr of the University of Oxford present suggested guidance for the management of patients during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Medscape Oncology
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'A Heck Of A Time To Get Cancer': Hospitals Defer All But The Most Urgent Treatments

8 hours ago   |   CommonHealth Wbur

From hip replacements to cancer surgery, some of the "elective procedures" that have had to be postponed because of the coronavirus may not feel very "elective" to the patients...
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Routine exam reveals unusual retinal findings

9 hours ago   |   Healio

A 70-year-old Caucasian man presented for an updated spectacle prescription. Ocular history included cataracts, monovision RK performed in 1997 and “damage to the back of my...
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Cancer Patients Are Concerned About Cancer, Then COVID-19

10 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   3 articles

Dr Mark Kris discusses how patients with cancer are primarily concerned about their cancer and its consequences, followed by concerns about COVID-19. Medscape Oncology
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Oncologists, Pathologists Need a 'Culture Change' on Biopsies

10 hours ago   |   Medscape

Dr Mark Kris discusses the profound effect that the wait time between cancer being diagnosed and treatment being initiated has on both patients and physicians. Medscape Oncology
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Osimertinib May Be Beneficial for NSCLC Patients With Intracranial Metastasis

11 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

Results of a systematic review and meta-analysis support a possible role for osimertinib in the management of non-small-cell lung cancer patients with intracranial metastatic...
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Financial Toxicity Is Common With Gynecologic Cancers

11 hours ago   |   Web MD

More than one fifth of patients who are treated for gynecologic malignancies experience financial toxicity, results of a single-center study suggest.
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A warning to the world? New York now scrambling to address Coronavirus outbreak

A warning to the world? New York now scrambling to address Coronavirus outbreak

New York is now serving as a “warning” to the rest of the United States - and the rest of the world, for that matter - as it continues to get battered by the COVID-19 pandemic... Read more ...

CDC mulls pushing Americans to wear masks, even though there aren't many...

CDC mulls pushing Americans to wear masks, even though there aren't many available

Do you think it's worthwhile to wear a face mask, even a homemade one, to protect yourself against the Wuhan coronavirus? The United States Centers for Disease Control and... Read more ...

CDC Now Recommends That Americans Wear Cloth Face Masks In Public

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Cathe's April 2020 Workout Rotation

Cathe's April 2020 Workout Rotation

Hi Everyone! This month we'll push ourselves a little harder with a weekly combination of Hiit, weights and kickboxing. Get focused and get ready to work hard. Drink lots of... Read more ...

“How can I cope RIGHT NOW?” These self-care strategies might help you feel...

“How can I cope RIGHT NOW?” These self-care strategies might help you feel better

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To Slow the Spread of Coronavirus, CDC Now Advises Wearing Cloth Face Masks...

To Slow the Spread of Coronavirus, CDC Now Advises Wearing Cloth Face Masks in Public

The Centers For Disease Control is advising all Americans to wear cloth face masks in public , a new national guideline to combat the coronavirus outbreak. President Trump... Read more ...

Pregnant Women Need to Guard Against Coronavirus

Pregnant Women Need to Guard Against Coronavirus

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A New Mental Health Taskforce Is Helping Athletes in Wake of Postponed Olympics

A New Mental Health Taskforce Is Helping Athletes in Wake of Postponed Olympics

The consensus from many athletes is clear: postponing the Olympics until July 23, 2021 and the Paralympics until August 24, 2021 amid the novel coronavirus pandemic was smart... Read more ...

Worried about coronavirus? Make sure you're getting enough zinc

Worried about coronavirus? Make sure you're getting enough zinc

If you're stuck at home and feeling a bit helpless when it comes to the coronavirus, you're not alone. When we hear how easily the disease is spread, you might think there's... Read more ...