Search results for "Prostate cancer"

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Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Caused By Retroviruses?

XMRV is Xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus. In the past, there were reports that this retrovirus was associated with prostate cancer, but then other reports found no link.
July 2020

A JAMA briefing on comparative effectiveness and helicopters that allows time for questions

ground-based EMS service after major trauma; a comparison of side effects and mortality after prostate cancer treatment by 1 of 3 forms of radiation (conformal, IMRT, or proton therapy); and, ... This is crucial, I know this from my prior experience in
July 2020

Annual chest X-rays not useful for lung cancer screening

And just two weeks ago the U.S. Preventive Healthcare Task Force's recommended against PSA screening for prostate cancer. ... Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial (National Cancer Institute clinical trial page).
July 2020

Your doctor is there for you, even when you aren't sick

The problem here, as with prostate cancer, is when we find a problem in otherwise healthy people, we may do more harm poking around than if we had just waited for ... The truth is, the fastest way to get heart disease, autism, glaucoma, diabetes,
July 2020

Omission, commission and medical outcomes: PSA and sin selection

test to screen for prostate cancer. ... Cancer is the enemy we want to chase down and dispatch before it dispatches us.
July 2020

First blood test approved to evaluate concussion

Apalutamide (Erleada), the first FDA-approved drug to treat patients with nonmetastatic prostate cancer that continues to grow despite treatment with hormone therapy. ... Tc-99m is a diagnostic agent used with imaging devices to detect potential diseases,
April 2018

Prescribing for opioid addiction meds, CNS suppressants

opioids. Docetaxel injection USP (160 mg/8 mL, 20 mg/2 mL single-dose vials; 80 mg/8mL, 160 mg/16 mL multidose vials) to treat patients with breast cancer, ... small cell lung cancer, hormone refractory prostate cancer, gastric adenocarcinoma, squamous
November 2017

Peanut butter recall issued, reminder for topical anesthetics

Degarelix, a new injectable drug to treat advanced prostate cancer by suppressing testosterone. ... Imatinib mesylate (Gleevec), to stop cancer from growing after surgical removal of a gastrointestinal stromal tumor.
March 2009

More on screening for Barrett's esophagus

I've written previously about the limitations and risks of mass screening techniques, e.g., mammography for breast cancer, PSA testing for prostate cancer and PAP smears for cervical cancer. ... The mass screening model, as with mammography or prostate
July 2020

Proposed warnings on cigarettes would be first in 35 years

A safety announcement that an FDA review found no increased risk of prostate cancer with Parkinson's disease medicines containing entacapone (Comtan, Stalevo). ... The additional studies concluded that entacapone use is not associated with an increased
October 2019

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