Month: April 2013

Coming to a Consensus on TAVR

In 2011, the FDA approved transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) for transfemoral use in symptomatic patients with severe aortic stenosis who are not considered candidates for surgery. On behalf of the Society for...

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Making the Case for Early Palliative Care

Throughout the United States, palliative care (PC) is becoming a more established and integral component of comprehensive cancer care for patients with advanced disease. “Published research has shown that PC is associated with...

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Guidance for CRC Screening

Colorectal cancer (CRC) has been the subject of screening guidelines from multiple organizations, creating some confusion among caregivers over which has the highest-quality, evidence-based recommendations. Rather than...

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