Oncology & Cancer

Smoking cessation after NSCLC diagnosis cuts mortality risk

(HealthDay)—For patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), smoking cessation after diagnosis is associated with a reduced risk for all-cause mortality, cancer-specific mortality, and disease progression, according ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study: Obesity slows progress against cancer deaths

Cancer death rates have fallen dramatically in the United States, but factor in obesity, as researchers did at the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, and the picture changes.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Toxic metabolic encephalopathy worsens COVID-19 outcomes

(HealthDay)—Toxic metabolic encephalopathy (TME) occurs in 12 percent of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 and is associated with an increased risk for in-hospital mortality, according to a study published online March ...

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