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

Oral contraceptives lower ovarian cancer risk in BRCA carriers

(HealthDay)—Oral contraceptive use is associated with a reduced risk for ovarian cancer for BRCA mutation carriers, according to a study published in the July issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

USPSTF recommends counseling for healthy pregnancy weight gain

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends behavioral counseling interventions to promote healthy weight gain in pregnancy. This recommendation forms the basis of a final recommendation statement ...

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