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Breast cancer mortality rates decline in many countries

Breast cancer mortality rates continue to decline in many nations, but a review of mortality trends in 47 countries around the world indicates some significant disparities, particularly in South Korea and some Latin American ...

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Breast density in quantifying breast cancer risk

There is a strong connection between breast cancer and the high rate of breast density. These are cases wherein the patient has previously undergone mammography screening and been cleared as 'normal'. A subsequent diagnosis ...

Dec 09, 2016
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Osimertinib bests platinum-pemetrexed in T790M+ NSCLC

(HealthDay)—Osimertinib is more effective than platinum-pemetrexed therapy in patients with T790M-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer whose disease has progressed during first-line epidermal growth factor receptor ...

Dec 08, 2016
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Screening cuts transfusion-transmitted babesiosis risk

(HealthDay)—Screening for Babesia microti antibodies and DNA in blood-donation samples is associated with a reduction in the risk of transfusion-transmitted babesiosis, according to a study published in the Dec. 8 issue ...

Teething tips from dental specialists

(HealthDay)—You've fed your baby, changed your baby, but the baby is still cranky. It's possible he or she is uncomfortable because tiny teeth are trying to push through the gums. What can you do to ease the pain?

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