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QD: News Every Day--Pilot study finds that vaccines benefit metastatic breast, ovarian cancers

Cancer patients seemed to benefit during a pilot study of a cancer vaccine, and the sustained complete response in a patient who remained in...
October 2020

All Ashkenazi Jewish women should be tested for BRCA

Study of Jewish Women Shows Link to Cancer Without Family History(New York Times). ... Israeli research team: Screen all Ashkenazi-Jewish women for BRCA mutations (The Jerusalem Post).
October 2020

QD: News Every Day--Task Force continues stance against hormone replacement therapy

of estrogen alone for the prevention of chronic conditions in postmenopausal women who have had a hysterectomy. ... The risk for breast cancer increased for women with prior oral contraceptive use, prior menopausal estrogen plus progestin therapy, or
October 2020

Should a doctor prescribe a drug that is not approved by the FDA?

effects. It’s unclear who had initially prescribed the drug, but various online lactation support forums discuss it as an option for women who have trouble with lactation. ... production in lactating women and is also not approved in the U.S.
October 2020

QD: News Every Day--Specter of obesity still looms over nonsmokers

An editorialist suggested that obesity is overtaking the health care benefits of smoking cessation. ... The U.S. government offers women's weight loss advice here.
October 2020

FDA reports on association of breast implants and a rare form of lymphoma

In women who don't have implants, ALCL is an infrequent tumor, affecting approximately 1 in 500,000 women is the U.S. ... She shares her ideas on education, ethics in medicine, health care news and culture.
October 2020

QD: News Every Day--More cancer mortality in men can't be easily explained

That resulted in an estimated death of 244,000 men and 183,000 women. ... While the rate of cancer deaths to cancer diagnoses has decreased by 10% for both sexes over the past decade, it's been consistently higher for men than women every year.
October 2020

QD: News Every Day--Depression may abate after menopause, study suggests

of 203 late-reproductive-age women who were premenopausal at baseline and reached natural menopause. ... The cohort was stratified by race, with 47.3% black and 52.7% white women.
October 2020

QD: News Every Day--'Broad benefit' and side effects outlined for drugs that reduce breast cancer

15 to 2.23; 2 trials; 7 cases in 1,000 women) compared with placebo. ... Women receiving tamoxifen had more cataract surgeries than those receiving placebo in one trial.
October 2020

QD: News Every Day--Vitamin D may not boost calcium absorption

Researchers examined 198 Caucasian and African American women, ages 25 to 45 years, with vitamin D insufficiency, serum 25OHD less than 20 ng/mL, in a randomized, double blind study of ... 3. and 1,000 mg or less of calcium for the primary prevention of
October 2020

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