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The risk for secondary primary malignancies varies based on stage of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma at diagnosis

Risk for Secondary Primary Cancer Varies With Lymphoma Stage

Risk for SPMs differs over time for survivors of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma according to stage at diagnosis
For patients with metastatic breast cancer

Patient Cost Responsibility Up for Guideline-Discordant Care

Guideline-discordant tx linked to $1,841 higher patient costs in first year in metastatic breast cancer
Electronic cigarette use in England is positively associated with overall cigarette quit rates and quit success rates

Use of E-Cigarettes in U.K. Tied to Quit Rates Among Smokers

Researchers estimate 50,000+ smokers in U.K. used e-cigs as part of successful quit attempt in 2017
A shipment of baby powder has been recalled by Johnson & Johnson after U.S. authorities found asbestos in it.

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Due to Presence of Asbestos

This is the first time Johnson & Johnson has pulled its baby powder from the market
Juul

Juul Stopping Sales of Fruit, Dessert Flavors of E-Cigarettes

Flavors dropped by Juul include mango, creme, fruit, and cucumber, which account for 10 percent of its sales
Different racial/ethnic groups with multiple myeloma have significant variations in novel therapy and autologous stem cell transplant use

Use of Novel Therapy, Stem Cell Transplant in MM Varies by Race

African-Americans, Hispanics have longer time from MM diagnosis to novel therapy initiation than whites
The risk for colorectal cancer death drops with an increasing number of prediagnostic colonoscopies

Prediagnostic Colonoscopy Cuts Colorectal Cancer Death Risk

Mortality risk drops 17 percent with one colonoscopy before diagnosis, 45 percent with three colonoscopies
Abnormal menstrual cycle characteristics are associated with elevated mortality risk

Abnormal Menstrual Cycle Linked to Elevated Mortality

Women reporting irregular menstrual cycle at 14 to 17, 18 to 22 more likely to die from any causes
Patients with psoriasis have an increased risk for developing or dying from cancer

Risk for Cancer Incidence, Mortality Increased With Psoriasis

Overall cancer mortality and mortality for liver, esophageal, pancreatic cancer up with severe psoriasis
From 1995 to 2014

Rates of Head, Neck Melanoma Up in North American Youth

Risk for head, neck melanoma higher for male sex, older age, non-Hispanic white ethnicity