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Survival Increase Seen for Adults With Relapsed Ph+ ALL

From 2000 to 2019, overall survival progressively improved for patients with Philadelphia-positive ALL who had posttransplant relapse

White House Launches Website for Free Home COVID-19 Tests a Day Ahead of Schedule

Early launch due to 'beta testing'; website currently working at 'limited capacity' ahead of official Wednesday debut

Too Soon to Tell if Omicron Will End Pandemic: Fauci

There are suggestions that omicron could result in COVID-19 transitioning from a pandemic to an endemic situation

Data Support Lowering Age for CRC Screening to 45 Years

For those aged 45 to 49 years, 32 percent had any neoplasia, 7.5 percent had advanced premalignant lesions, 0.58 percent had CRC

Physician’s Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup

Here is what the editors at Physician's Briefing chose as the most important COVID-19 developments for you and your practice for the week of...

Senate Committee Backs Califf Nomination to Head FDA

Among those who voted against Califf's nomination were Democrats who expressed concerns about his links to pharmaceutical companies

Supreme Court Blocks Biden’s Vaccine Mandate for Large Employers

Mandate was a crucial component of the White House plan to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic

Real-World, Rapid COVID-19 Testing Shows Few False Positives

Cluster of false-positive results likely the result of manufacturing issues, rather than implementation

Kidney Failure Risk Equation Bests eGFR for Predicting ESKD

KFRE score >20 percent had similar specificity, higher sensitivity for predicting end-stage kidney disease than eGFR <20 mL/min/1.73 m2

U.S. May Soon See Sharp Drop in Omicron Cases, Experts Say

One model suggests number of daily reported cases in the U.S. will top out at 1.2 million by Jan. 19 and then fall sharply