Oncology & Cancer

Accurate lung cancer staging depends on quality nodal exam

(HealthDay)—The prognostic value of pathologic nodal (pN) stratification depends on the thoroughness of nodal examination in the staging of non-small-cell lung cancer, according to a study published online Sept. 28 in JAMA ...

Cardiology

New model predicts mortality in stable coronary heart disease

(HealthDay)—A biomarker-based model provides a new tool for the prediction of cardiovascular (CV) death in patients with stable coronary heart disease (CHD), according to a study published in the Aug. 15 issue of the Journal ...

Cardiology

CCTA has prognostic value in asymptomatic T2DM patients

(HealthDay)—For asymptomatic patients with type 2 diabetes, coronary computed tomographic angiography (CCTA) has prognostic value, with excellent long-term prognoses for those with normal coronary arteries and non-obstructive ...

Diabetes

Three renal biomarkers predict outcome in diabetes

(HealthDay)—Three renal biomarkers, acute kidney injury (AKI), albuminuria, and low estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), considered separately or together, can predict adverse outcomes in diabetes, according to ...

Oncology & Cancer

Revised staging system prognostic for multiple myeloma

(HealthDay)—The International Staging System (ISS) combined with chromosomal abnormalities (CA) detected by interphase fluorescent in situ hybridization after CD138 plasma cell purification and serum lactate dehydrogenase ...

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