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Pushback on Rule for Surgical Lymph Node Sampling During Lung Resection

β€” Surgeons debate the right standard for lymph node dissection in lung cancer

STS over a photo of Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, TX

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Another Prostate Cancer Screening Candidate Outperforms Standard PSA Testing

Multiparametric Stockholm3 avoided far more unnecessary biopsies without sacrificing sensitivity

Jan 28, 2024
Cryobiopsy and Forceps Biopsy Go Head-to-Head for Diagnosing Lung Lesions

When added to needle aspiration, one method yielded better samples for molecular testing in NSCLC

Jan 09, 2024
HPV Tumor DNA May Offer Early Warning of Cervical Cancer at High Risk of Relapse

Worse PFS associated with circulating tumor DNA detected as early as end of treatment

Nov 21, 2023
Opinion
A Forensic Mission Following the Hamas Terrorist Attacks in Israel

One physician's on-the-ground experience after the October 7 attack

Oct 27, 2023
HPV Tumor DNA May Offer Early Warning of Cervical Cancer at High Risk of Relapse

Worse PFS associated with circulating tumor DNA detected as early as end of treatment

Opinion
A Forensic Mission Following the Hamas Terrorist Attacks in Israel

One physician's on-the-ground experience after the October 7 attack

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Novel Stool RNA Test More Sensitive for Detecting Colon Cancer Versus FIT

ColoSense test outperforms fecal immunochemical testing in phase III trial

Oct 25, 2023
ACG over a photo of Vancouver Convention Centre in British Columbia.
New Insights Into Ocular Effects of Coronavirus Infection

Invasion of multiple cell types, including retinal nuclear cells, but with minimal inflammation

Oct 13, 2023
Computer rendered COVID viruses over a close up photo of a man’s eye.
Superbugs Common in Patients on Mechanical Ventilation

Those in long-term care facilities are particularly at risk, researcher says

Oct 12, 2023
IDWeek over a photo of Boston Convention & Exhibition Center - Boston, MA.
COVID Influence May Have Violated First Amendment; New 9/11 Victims; 'Elephant Skin'

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by ΔΎΉΟΦ±²₯ staff

Sep 11, 2023
Morning Break over illustration of a syringe, Covid virus, and DNA helix over a photo of green vegetation.
Handheld Pen Helps Surgeons Distinguish Between Thyroid, Parathyroid Tissues

Dye-less device works in about 15 seconds

Aug 02, 2023
A photo of surgeons using a MasSpec Pen during surgery.
Positive Surgical Margins More Likely Among Black Men With Oral Cancer

Post-operative treatment, long-term survival may be affected

Jul 11, 2023
AHNS over a photo of the Montreal Convention Center in Quebec, Canada.
Liquid Biopsy May Help Identify HPV-Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer

But concerns about false negative results linger

Jul 10, 2023
AHNS over a photo of the Montreal Convention Center in Quebec, Canada.
Can AI Help Determine If Liver Cancer Will Respond to Standard Treatment?

Early model suggests a way to predict progression-free survival

Jun 26, 2023
EASL over a photo of Messe Wien Exhibition Congress Center, Wien, Austria
Fecal Matter Transplant Shows Promise in Cirrhosis

Pilot trial demonstrates that FMT can boost gut health, prevent serious infections

Jun 25, 2023
EASL over a photo of Messe Wien Exhibition Congress Center, Wien, Austria
Breast Cancer Recurrence Risk Varies by Molecular Subtype

Korean study suggests need for individualized surveillance, optimized use of breast MRI

Jun 21, 2023
MRI images of stage I breast cancer.
Fired Morgue Worker Sued Over 'Graphic, Macabre' Social Media Posts

Northwell Health charged that Quantaise Sharpton's posts showed internal organs, body parts

May 09, 2023
A photo of a female pathologist posing behind brain tissue samples.
Children's HIV Deaths in Africa Largely Preventable

Half of kids under age 5 not diagnosed before death, CHAMPS study found

Feb 22, 2023
CROI over a photo of the Seattle Convention Center Summit in Seattle, Washington.
Medical Board Takes Action Against Misinformation Doc

Pathologist Ryan Cole, MD, is facing discipline for negligence, spreading false statements

Jan 19, 2023
A photo of Ryan Cole, MD, speaking at a Defeat the Mandates march in Washington, D.C.
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