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Margin threshold for women with ductal carcinoma in situ

Negative surgical margins should be attained for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) patients after breast-conserving surgery (BCS) regardless of radiotherapy, and surgeons should attempt to reach wide negative margins in their ...

Mar 22, 2012
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Menopausal hormone therapy and breast cancer risk

In the past decade, results from large prospective cohort studies and the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) randomized placebo-controlled hormone therapy trials have substantially changed thoughts about how estrogen alone and ...

Mar 15, 2012
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The challenges of cancer vaccines

The first therapeutic cancer vaccine has now been approved by the FDA, and a diverse range of therapeutic cancer vaccines directed against a spectrum of tumor-associated antigens are currently being evaluated in clinical ...

Mar 06, 2012
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Studies on smoking cessation in ethnic minorities

Telephone counseling services (also known as quitlines) are an effective intervention for Chinese-, Korean-, and Vietnamese-speaking smokers living in the U.S., and should be incorporated into current smoking cessation services, ...

Jan 25, 2012
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