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IMAGING Management

New USPSTF draft Cervical Cancer Screening recommendations are a step back for Women's Health

2017 16 Sep

Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) is deeply concerned that the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) did not include a grade for co-testing (also known as Pap+HPV Together) in draft cervical cancer screening recommendations released this week. These draft recommendations do not consider the wealth of data supporting the value of co-testing,... Read more

Executive Health Management

2017 07 Jun

I was struck by a press announcement of the United States Food and Drug Administration of 23 May 2017: ‘ FDA approves first cancer treatment for any solid tumour with a specific genetic feature ’   This is good news. Because it means that the knowledge that science has given us many years ago now is accepted by the regulator for the first time.... Read more

Cardiology Management

Cardiac Care for Heart Attack Patients with Cancer History

2016 04 Dec

According to Mayo Clinic researchers, 10 percent of all patients who come to the hospital with the most severe type of heart attack have a history of cancer. They also found that this emerging subgroup of heart patients has a three times higher risk of noncardiac death. The findings are published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. See Also : Cardio-Oncology:... Read more

Executive Health Management

11th International Symposium on Advanced Ovarian Cancer: Optimal Therapy. Update

2017 03 Mar

The 11th edition of this symposium, organised by ESMO and GEICO is the ideal environment to discuss both new and standard approaches to the treatment and management of ovarian cancer. Save the date for the 11th International Symposium on Advanced Ovarian Cancer: Optimal Therapy. Update. Read more