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A Look at Smoking Among Cancer Survivors

The 2014 Surgeon General’s Report concluded that smoking by cancer patients and survivors increases overall mortality, cancer- specific mortality, and risk for second primary cancers. Studies have found that quit rates are initially quite high for patients with definitive smoking-related cancers.…

Assessing the Surgical Care of Breast Cancer

Use of bilateral mastectomy has increased significantly over the past decade despite not being associated with lower mortality when compared with other surgical options. Recent study findings may help inform decision making about surgical treatment for breast cancer.

Enhancing Care With Robotic Prostatectomy

During the last decade, the number of robot-assisted prostatectomies performed in the United States has risen steadily throughout the country. Several factors have led to more complex patients being offered surgery for organ-confined prostate cancer, including refined surgical techniques, a better understanding of anatomy, and more experience.…

CT-Based Lung Cancer Screening in HIV

Studies have found that patients with HIV have a two- to five-fold greater risk of lung cancer when compared with patients from the general population. Other research has suggested that CT-based lung cancer screening can help decrease lung cancer mortality in heavy smokers.…

Cancer Care as a Business Decision

Once again, this was a business decision dressed up to look like innovative care and backed up by BigHealth’s dominant market share.

Colorectal Cancer Resections in the Aging Population

The overall mortality rates for colorectal cancer patients undergoing resection have decreased over the past 10 years. However, risk-adjusted mortality and morbidity of elderly patients continues to be higher than in younger individuals.


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Cancer Care as a Business Decision

Once again, this was a business decision dressed up to look like innovative care and backed up by BigHealth’s dominant market share.

Medicine 2064

Medicine 2064 With Dr. Daniel Kraft

Curing half of the world’s known cancers, granting movement to the paralyzed, preventing Alzheimer’s. Visionary medical expert Dr. Daniel Kraft believes all of this and more can happen by 2064. In this first film in our “Conversations with Tomorrow” series, take a glimpse at the future of medicine and its impact on our lives.…

The Immune System Explained: A Patient Education Video

For Healthcare Providers:
The immune systems is an exceptionally complex system that is hard to grasp for most patients, and even many of your colleagues. Share this video with your patients to provide them with a simplified, yet quite informative, explanation of how the system works.…

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