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Recs developed for neoadjuvant chemo in ovarian cancer

(HealthDay)—Guidelines have been developed for neoadjuvant chemotherapy use for newly diagnosed, advanced ovarian cancer. The clinical practice guideline was published online Aug. 8 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Aug 09, 2016
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Increasing prevalence of obesity in cancer survivors

(HealthDay)—From 1997 to 2014 the estimated rate of annual increase in obesity prevalence was higher for adults with a history of cancer, according to a study published online July 25 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Aug 01, 2016
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Success rate high for varicocele embolization

(HealthDay)—Varicocele embolization has a high rate of technical success, with the results being the same regardless of whether the procedure is performed through the neck or groin, according to a study published online ...

Jul 22, 2016
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Use of local RVUs could aid CT unit management

(HealthDay)—There is considerable variation in computed tomography (CT) radiologists' reporting workload across different tests, with a corresponding need for methods that normalize radiologist work to address reporting ...

Jul 18, 2016
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Oncology

Oncology is the branch of medicine dealing with tumors (cancer). A medical professional who practices oncology is an oncologist. The term originates from the Greek onkos (ονκος), meaning bulk, mass, or tumor, and the suffix -logy, meaning "study of".

Oncology is concerned with:

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