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Use of AI Plus One Radiologist Noninferior for Detecting Breast Cancer

Double reading by one radiologist plus AI noninferior to standard-of-care double reading by two radiologists

E-Cigarettes, Cytisine, Varenicline Most Effective to Help Stop Smoking

Combination of a patch and fast-acting nicotine replacement therapy also effective

Diet, Exercise Intervention May Aid Chemotherapy Outcomes in Breast Cancer

Although relative dose intensity similar, pathologic complete response higher with intervention

Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy Best for Locally Advanced NSCLC

Intensity-modulated radiation therapy spares more normal tissue than 3D-conformal radiotherapy

Reproductive Factors Linked to Risk for Lung Cancer

Early menarche, early menopause, shortened reproductive life span linked to increased risk, especially for NSCLC

Interventions Can Increase Adjuvant Endocrine Treatment Adherence

Findings based on meta-analysis involving more than 360,000 breast cancer survivors

Methylation Score Can ID Risk for Cervical Adenocarcinomas

Methylation score had sensitivity of 74 percent, specificity of 89 percent for adenocarcinoma in situ/adenocarcinoma

AACR Cancer Progress Report Reveals 33 Percent Decrease in Cancer Death Rate, 1990 to...

Report highlights advances such as approval of 14 new anticancer therapeutics, expansion of use of 12 previously approved therapeutics

California Legislature First to Pass Ban on Four Food Additives Linked to Health Issues

The chemicals are already illegal in the European Union and other places around the world

Adults Overdue for CRC Screen Rarely Receive Recommendation for Screening

Prevalence of reporting clinician recommendation was lower for non-Hispanic Asian, Black, Hispanic versus White adults