Tag Archives: Cancer

In Cancer Screening, Why Not Tell the Truth?


John M Mandrola, MD |January 12, 2016 An unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that something is dangerous. This is fear. This is cancer. The motivation to screen for cancer, therefore, is easy to understand. The problem: cancer screening has not worked. … Continue reading

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New Push Ties Cost of Drugs to How Well They Work


Source: Wall Street Journal As drug costs rise, Express Scripts seeks new payment deals for some cancer medications ENLARGE Tarceva has shown a smaller benefit in pancreatic cancer than in lung cancer. PHOTO: JB REED/BLOOMBERG NEWS By PETER LOFTUS May … Continue reading

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Preventing Overdiagnosis: Medical Journal Editors Panel


Published on Sep 26, 2013 Preventing Overdiagnosis: Winding back the harms of too much medicine Dartmouth College – September 10-12, 2013 Overdiagnosis is the diagnosis of “disease” that will never cause symptoms or death during a patient‘s lifetime. Overdiagnosis is … Continue reading

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El cáncer- los gorriones, los osos y las tortugas


By: Alberto Velazquez. TEDxUBA Published on Dec 22, 2013 In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and … Continue reading

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Antigeno Prostatico Especifico: inutil para el cribado de cancer de prostata


Todavia desconozco en que idioma hay que escribir esto, pero por enesima  vez sale otro articulo que dice que la PSA,  no tiene ninguna utilidad en el cribado de cáncer de próstata y que sólo sirve para el seguimiento de … Continue reading

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Using Evidence to Combat Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment: Evaluating Treatments, Tests, and Disease Definitions in the Time of Too Much


Source PLOS Medicine.  Ray Moynihan As a matter of urgency, the potential for overdiagnosis and related overtreatment should be routinely considered for inclusion in the introduction and discussion sections of reports of studies of therapies, studies of diagnostic test accuracy, … Continue reading

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Comparative evaluation of radiation treatments for clinically localized prostate cancer: an update


Source: Centers of Medicare With the advent of the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test in the 1990s, the lifetime risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States has nearly doubled to twenty percent.  However, the risk of dying … Continue reading

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Prevencion del cancer colorrectal


Pruebas de detección habituales previenen el cáncer colorrectal MMWR, Apr 14, 2008 18:15:00 GMT LISTEN DOWNLOAD El cáncer colorrectal es el segundo tipo de cáncer que causa más muertes en Estados Unidos. Este cáncer afecta a hombres y mujeres de … Continue reading

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Relacion entre IMC y cancer


Relación entre el IMC y el riesgo de cáncer Renehan AW, Tyson M, Egger M, Heller RF, Zwahlen M. Body-mass index and incidence of cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective observational studies. Lancet 2008; 336: 569-578.  R TC … Continue reading

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Shared care by paediatric oncologists and family doctors for long-term follow-up of adult childhood cancer survivors: a pilot study


Lancet Oncology 2008; 9:232-238 DOI:10.1016/S1470-2045(08)70034-2 Articles Dr Ria Blaauwbroek MD  a ,   Wemke Tuinier RN a,   Prof Betty Meyboom-de Jong PhD b,   Prof Willem A Kamps PhD a   and   Aleida Postma PhD a Summary Background Since 75% of children with cancer will become long-term survivors, late effects of … Continue reading

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Noticias Google


Diario La República Fiebre amarilla: sigue la vacunación y Cristina pidió proteger la … La Capital (Rosario) – hace 9 horas Las campañas de vacunación contra la fiebre amarilla, una enfermedad tropical transmitida por el mosquito Aedes Aegytpi, continuaban hoy en … Continue reading

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Relación entre los anticonceptivos orales y el cáncer de ovario


Collaborative Group on Epidemiological Studies of Ovarian Cancer. Ovarian cancer and oral contraceptives: collaborative reanalysis of data from 45 epidemiological studies including 23 257 women with ovarian cancer and 87 303 controls. Lancet 2008; 371: 303-314.  R   TC (s)   PDF … Continue reading

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Atlas de procedimientos en ginecologia oncologica


Atlas of Procedures in Gynecologic Oncology By Douglas A. Levine, Richard R. Barakat, William J. Hoskins Publisher: Informa Healthcare Number Of Pages: 288 Publication Date: 2003-05-01 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 184184196X ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781841841960 Binding: DVD Book Description: Expert practitioners … Continue reading

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Medical Treatment of Advanced Testicular Cancer


Medical Treatment of Advanced Testicular Cancer Darren R. Feldman, MD; George J. Bosl, MD; Joel Sheinfeld, MD; Robert J. Motzer, MD JAMA. 2008;299(6):672-684. Context  The medical treatment of advanced testicular germ cell tumors has changed over the past 30 years, with … Continue reading

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Las lesiones precancerosas mamarias causan preocupaciones innecesarias


Según los expertos, en la mayoría de casos, el carcinoma ductal in situ no se desarrolla. Numerosas mujeres a las que se diagnostica una lesión precancerosa mamaria conocida como carcinoma ductal in suti (CDIS) se muestran muy ansiosas sobre su … Continue reading

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La corrección temprana de la criptorquidia se asocia a un menor riesgo de cáncer testicular


Pettersson A, Richiardi L, Nordenskjold A, Kaijser M, Akre O. Age at Surgery for Undescended Testis and Risk of Testicular Cancer. N Engl J Med 2007; 356: 1835-1841.  R   TC (s)   PDF (s) Introducción Es conocido que los … Continue reading

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Communication in Cancer Care


Communication in Cancer Care With 6 Figures and 10 Tables By Prof. Friedrich Stiefel, ISBN 10 3-540-30757-5 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg Download Communication in Cancer Care Clave: http://medicalbooks4everyone.blogspot.com/

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British Medical Journal. Vol. 336. Núm. 7636


Originales Gates S, Fisher JD, Cooke MW, Carter YH, Lamb SE. Multifactorial assessment and targeted intervention for preventing falls and injuries among older people in community and emergency care settings: systematic review and meta-analysis. Págs. 130-133 R TC PDF Graff MJL, Adang EMM, Vernooij-Dassen MJM, … Continue reading

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Incertidumbres en el cancer del cuello de utero y la vacuna contra el VPH


Articulo escrito por Juan Gervas. En 2007 se ha comercializado de la vacuna contra el virus del papiloma humano, con la que se propone vacunar a niñas de 11 y 12 años para la prevención primaria del cáncer de cuello … Continue reading

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Biological therapy and other novel therapies in early-stage disease: are they appropriate?


Grothey A. Department of Medical Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA. grothey.axel@mayo.edu For nearly two decades, adjuvant chemotherapy has been the standard of care in patients with early-stage colon cancer at high risk of recurrence. Until … Continue reading

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Retiro del Leuprolide del mercado


Bayer ha decidido discontinuar del mercado el producto para cancer de prostata Viadur(R) (leuprolide) por la disminucion de las ventas del mismo. Viadur es un sistema de libaracion de leuprolide por medio de un implante de titanio, para manejar los … Continue reading

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The Lancet. Vol. 370. Núm. 76329


OriginalesQUASAR Collaborative Group. Adjuvant chemotherapy versus observation in patients with colorectal cancer: a randomised study. Págs. 2020-2029 R TC (s) PDF (s) Comentario Cunningham D, Starling N. Adjuvant chemotherapy of colorectal cancer. Págs. 1980-1981 TC (s) PDF (s) Heneghan C, Perera R. Prevention of hepatitis C in Japan: a lesson … Continue reading

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AP al dia: Resumenes comentados


Eficacia y seguridad del rimonabant HTML PPT ¿Cuál ha sido el rendimiento en el tiempo de las vacunas sistemáticas? HTML PPT Pronóstico de las personas que han sufrido un golpe de calor HTML PPT Riesgo de cáncer de cérvix invasivo … Continue reading

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Que se dice en la blogosfera: Medicina 24


Confirmada efectividad del hongo Reishi contra el cáncer de próstata ¿Qué esconde la industria farmacéutica? Dormir más podría prevenir la Diabetes Dos suplementos retrasan la pérdida ósea por osteoartritis Solicitan la retirada inmediata de fármacos para niños Laboratorio Merck desenmascara … Continue reading

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AP al dia: Resumenes comentados


En adultos con faringitis estreptocócicas de repetición, la amigdalectomía es eficaz para prevenir recaídas a corto plazo HTML PPT Los pacientes con síndrome del intestino irritable tienen un mayor riesgo de ser sometidos a una apendicectomía negativa HTML PPT La … Continue reading

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CT Scans: They are responsible for 2 per cent of all cancers


CT (computed tomography) scans are the cause of up to 2 per cent of all cancers.  The effect could be far worse among children, who are more sensitive to irradiation. The scans, which seem to especially cause cancers of the … Continue reading

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Cribado de cancer cervical en adolescentes: a veces menos es mas


Clinical Practice Guideline Watch Cervical Cancer Screening in Adolescents: Sometimes Less Is More Updated guidelines state that HPV DNA testing has no role in the management of adolescents with abnormal Pap smears. Elucidation of the link between cervical cancer and … Continue reading

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National Guidelines Clearinghouse


American College of Radiology. Incidentally discovered adrenal mass.American Urological Association Education and Research, Inc. Guideline for the management of clinically localized prostate cancer: 2007 update. Association of Coloproctology of Britain and Ireland. Guidelines for the management of colorectal cancer. Finnish Medical Society Duodecim. Acne. … Continue reading

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AP al dia: Resumenes comentados


¿Cuál es el valor diagnóstico de los datos clínicos sugestivos de artritis séptica? HTML PPT La restricción de la ingesta de sal previene las enfermedades cardiovasculares en personas con prehipertensión HTML PPT La angioplastia coronaria en pacientes con angina estable … Continue reading

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British Medical Journal. Vol. 335. Núm. 7630


Originales Reeves GK, Pirie K, Beral V, Green J, Spencer E, Bull D et al. Cancer incidence and mortality in relation to body mass index in the Million Women Study: cohort study. Págs. 1134 R TC PDF Lane JA, Howson J, Donovan JL, Goepel JR, … Continue reading

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