Oncology & Cancer

Outcomes equal for AYA Hodgkin therapy at peds, adult centers

(HealthDay)—For adolescent and young adult (AYA) patients with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL), treatment strategies differ, but outcomes are equivalent with treatment at pediatric and adult centers, according to a study published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sweden steadfast in strategy as virus toll continues rising

Sweden's government defended its response to the COVID-19 global pandemic on Tuesday despite the Scandinavian country now reporting one of the highest mortality rates in the world with 4,125 fatalities, or about 40 deaths ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

University releases beta of COVID-19 exit strategy simulator

A team at the University of Luxembourg's Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), led by SnT Vice-Director Yves Le Traon, has developed an online tool to simulate COVID-19 exit strategy planning ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Modelling the spread of COVID-19

New research suggests that a different approach to modelling the spread of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, could be beneficial for developing new strategies for coping with the ongoing global pandemic. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How and when to end the COVID-19 lockdown: An optimization approach

Countries around the world are in a state of lockdown to help limit the spread of SARS-CoV-2. However, as the number of new daily confirmed cases begins to decrease, governments must decide how to release their populations ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Expert discusses how to manage fear during the pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect nearly every aspect of life, it can be difficult to avoid being overwhelmed by everything from work and school closures to supply chain issues to near-constant media coverage.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: why testing and contact tracing isn't a simple solution

Since mid-March, the World Health Organization has urged countries to scale up the testing, isolation and contact tracing of COVID-19 patients in order to combat the pandemic. The reason for this advice is that if you can ...

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