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CME – CIPN: A Guide for Prevention & Management

CME - CIPN: A Guide for Prevention & Management | AKH CME, Articles, Guidelines, Neurology, Oncology

The American Society of Clinical Oncology has released a guideline for preventing and managing chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) among adult cancer survivors. Although there is no panacea for managing CIPN, it is critical that clinicians address these issues when they emerge.

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CME: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Early-Stage Breast Cancer

CME: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Early-Stage Breast Cancer | AKH CME, Articles, Breast Cancer, Oncology, Surgery

Updated recommendations have been issued for the use of sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with early-stage breast cancer. The update will enable some women with early-stage disease to avoid more invasive procedures and their associated higher risk of complications.

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CME: Treatment-Resistant Hypertension: Assessing Predictors & Outcomes

CME: Treatment-Resistant Hypertension: Assessing Predictors & Outcomes | AKH CME, Articles, Cardiology, Hypertension, Primary Care

Treatment-resistant hypertension appears to be common in patients with coronary artery disease and hypertension, highlighting the need for early recognition of at-risk patients.

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