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Tapping Social Media for Skin Cancer Prevention: What You Can Do

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Any images and personal stories that remind people about skin cancer, what to look for, even scars after surgery, really help save lives.

The relative risk for healthcare-associated infections has decreased in the last 15 years due to improvements in awareness of risk associated with devices, infection control, and evidence-based practice regarding use of devices.

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Poll: Patients, Caregivers Worry About Cost of Cancer Care

November 12, 2018

In addition to fear of pain and suffering, Americans worry about cancer-related expenses.

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Cancer Mortality Up for 2nd-, 3rd-Generation Latino Immigrants

November 09, 2018

Second- and third-generation Latino immigrants have an increased risk for cancer mortality compared with first-generation Mexico-born immigrants.

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Actinic Keratosis Treatment Cost Burdensome for Medicare Fee-for-Service Participants

By November 07, 2018

Data showed fluctuations in Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System claims prices, allowable charges for actinic keratosis destruction, and Medicare payments for these charges.

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Predictors of Outcomes in Elderly With Mycosis Fungoides and Sézary Syndrome

By November 07, 2018

Older age at the diagnosis of mycosis fungoides and Sézary syndrome is not predictive of worse disease-specific outcomes.

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Risk for Nevus Development in Children Aged 3 to 16 Years

By November 05, 2018

Researchers examine nevus development in children age 3 to 17 years to analyze acquisition patterns for total nevus counts and counts on body sites exposed to ultraviolet light.

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Cancer Survival Higher in Teens, Young Adults Than Other Groups

October 30, 2018

Overall, cancer survival among adolescents and young adults has consistently exceeded that of other age groups except during the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

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Organic Food Consumption and Cancer Risk: What's the Link?

By October 29, 2018

To investigate the link between organic food consumption and cancer risk, study authors conducted a population-based prospective cohort study among French adults.

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Gentian Violet Induces Apoptosis and Proliferation of Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma

By October 26, 2018

Researchers analyzed 1710 compounds through high-throughput small molecule screening and observed their interactions with CTCL cells.

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Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma Risk Associated With Voriconazole Use

By October 26, 2018

The systematic literature review and meta-analysis were conducted to clarify the association between voriconazole use and SCC risk.

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Pembrolizumab May Be Effective for Advanced Basal Cell Carcinoma

By October 15, 2018

Investigators examined the effects of intravenous pembrolizumab with or without vismodegib for individuals with advanced basal cell carcinoma.