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HPV Testing Outperforms Pap Smear for Detecting Cervical Cancer Precursor Lesions

β€” Rates of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia at 8 years similar to 3-year rates with cytology

 A photo of a cytobrush lying on clear rubber gloves next to a sample container.

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Blood-Based Test for CRC Screening Hits Sensitivity, Specificity Endpoints

Test could fill a gap in CRC screening

May 23, 2024
House Members Question FDA Officials on Lab-Developed Tests, Missed Deadlines

Agency official also seeks Congress's help with preventing device shortages

May 22, 2024
Chatbots Make Pathology Reports Easier for Patients to Read, Study Shows

Bard and GPT-4 simplified reports and interpreted findings correctly, but hallucinations occurred

May 22, 2024
Celebrity Pathologist Who Argued Multiple Shooters Killed JFK Dies at 93

Cyril Wecht was involved in high-profile cases ranging from Elvis Presley to JonBenet Ramsey

May 13, 2024
Chatbots Make Pathology Reports Easier for Patients to Read, Study Shows

Bard and GPT-4 simplified reports and interpreted findings correctly, but hallucinations occurred

Celebrity Pathologist Who Argued Multiple Shooters Killed JFK Dies at 93

Cyril Wecht was involved in high-profile cases ranging from Elvis Presley to JonBenet Ramsey

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High Deep-Remission Rate With Triple Regimen for Relapsed/Refractory CLL

Undetectable disease rate over 90%, ctDNA also promising for earlier detection of recurrence

Apr 24, 2024
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Opinion
The Baltimore Bridge Collapse Aftermath: Determining Causes of Death

The answers have legal and international repercussions

Apr 02, 2024
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Oregon Pathologist Reportedly Missed Cancer Diagnoses

One patient received the news that she had cancer a year after breast biopsy

Feb 27, 2024
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Pushback on Rule for Surgical Lymph Node Sampling During Lung Resection

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

Jan 31, 2024
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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New Insights Into Ocular Effects of Coronavirus Infection

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

Oct 13, 2023
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Superbugs Common in Patients on Mechanical Ventilation

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

Oct 12, 2023
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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
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Handheld Pen Helps Surgeons Distinguish Between Thyroid, Parathyroid Tissues

Dye-less device works in about 15 seconds

Aug 02, 2023
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