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BRCAPRO model underestimates BRCA1/2 mutation risk

(HealthDay)—Use of the BRCAPRO model for assessment of the likelihood of having a germline BRCA1/BRCA2 mutation, based on age, ethnicity, and family history, may underestimate the risk of mutations, ac ...

Mar 21, 2014
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Marriage associated with better cancer outcomes, study finds

People who are married when diagnosed with cancer live longer than those who are not, report researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital. Married patients also tended to have cancers diagnosed ...

Sep 23, 2013
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Smoking worsens outcomes with advanced colon cancer

(HealthDay)—Smoking is tied to significantly shorter disease-free survival (DFS) and time to recurrence (TTR) in patients undergoing treatment for stage III colon cancer, according to a study published ...

Apr 06, 2013
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Journal of Clinical Oncology

The Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO) is a medical journal published by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The Journal was founded in 1983 and publishes original research and review articles on topics relating to cancer. It is published 3 times a month. The Journal's impact factor in 2007 was 15.484, making it one of the highest-impact journals in the field of oncology.

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