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MKSAP case study: menorrhagia

Factor XII deficiency. Answer: C. von Willebrand's disease. The complete MKSAP critique on this topic is available to subscribers as item 33 in the Hematology/Oncology book.
September 2008

Patient's doubts about diagnosis prompt a second opinion

Weiss, ACP Member, director of stem-cell transplantation, hematology/oncology service at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
March 2008

Mindful Medicine: Don't let emotion impede right diagnosis

Moshe Chasky, ACP Member, a senior hematology/oncology fellow at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, contacted us about a case of a 50-year-old man with chronic lymphocytic leukemia
September 2008

Mammography poses small benefits, latent risks in elderly

Published in the May 20, 2008 Journal of Clinical Oncology, the study evaluated a Medicare database of more than 12,000 women age 80 or older who were diagnosed with breast
January 2009

Treating patients afraid to present

López, vice chair of medical oncology at Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.“ It's not only fear for themselves, but fear for their families.”.
October 2018

IM 2012: Some new vocabulary.

And there must be more applications for this knowledge. I'm picturing snarky oncology residents making up mean nicknames for the quiet new intern— Bobximab, perhaps?
August 2019

Combat cardiac risks of cancer therapies

be in stage A heart failure,” said Dinesh Thavendiranathan, MD, at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), held in Chicago in June. ... He has seen the importance of this issue firsthand, for example, in a 51-year-old
September 2018

QD: News Every Day--Secondary thyroid cancer more deadly than primary malignancy in young individuals

Both the general medicine and oncology communities have paid increased attention in recent years to the transition of cancer patients back to their primary care physician after active cancer treatment has
August 2019

C. difficile difficult for outpatient physicians and patients, too

McDonald. Because antibiotic use significantly raises the risk of C. difficile infection, practices where a lot of patients take those meds—oncology offices, dialysis clinics—might be particular targets for investigation
October 2013

The outlier's message, and evolutionary science in breast cancer

This is not news in oncology; the concept has been understood for years as it applies to "liquid" tumors like leukemia, as he points out. ... Maybe the median doesn't matter so much as we'd thought. Here's a retro idea: In 2012, maybe the ideal and most
August 2019

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