Endocrine therapy, chemotherapy had similar efficacy in women with early-stage breast cancer and a midrange recurrence score
Rates of survival free of invasive disease were similar at nine years among women undergoing adjuvant endocrine therapy and chemotherapy, and the two groups had similar rates of freedom from distant disease recurrence, freedom from recurrence at a distant or local-regional site, and overall survival.
Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) process measures were slightly higher among physicians pursuing Maintenance of Certification in five categories, but were still low overall in some of the areas.
A 56-year-old man is evaluated for painless intermittent bloody urine of 6 weeks' duration. History is significant for granulomatosis with polyangiitis (formerly known as Wegener granulomatosis) diagnosed 10 years ago, which is now in remission; he was treated with prednisone for 3 years and oral cyclophosphamide for 1 year. Following a physical exam, lab studies, and chest radiograph, what is the most appropriate diagnostic test to perform next?
The trend toward decreased incidence with increased suppression was strongest for AIDS-defining cancer, weaker for non-AIDS-defining cancer caused by viruses, and not present for non-AIDS-defining cancer not caused by viruses.
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