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Good Nutrition Critical to Chemotherapy

Great strides have been made in treating cancer to achieve a 5-year survival rate of 68%. Targeted therapies and advances in genetics are enabling more personalized patient care for several cancer types. Treating cancer patients...

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An RA Update

In the June 15, 2008 issue of Arthritis Care & Research, the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) published updated guidelines on the use of nonbiologic disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) for the treatment of...

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Making the Case for Statins

According to national guidelines, patients with ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) should be put on lipid-lowering therapies such as statins during hospitalization. They should continue this treatment even after...

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We’re Giving Away iPads!

Physician’s Weekly is giving away two iPads to qualified Medical Professionals. You could be a lucky winner! Click on the image at right to enter.  The giveaway runs through March 7, 2011; one entry per person. Click here...

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CRC & Follow-Up Screening

Patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) who undergo potentially curative surgery have been shown to have an increased risk of disease recurrence. To reduce this risk, several professional societies have issued guidelines that...

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