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2014-04-01 15:04:19

There are differences in prognosis in cutaneous malignant melanoma depending on cohabitation status and gender, according to a new study published in the scientific periodical Journal of Clinical Oncology.  Single men of all ages are more likely to die of their disease. Cutaneous malignant melanoma is the most aggressive form of skin cancer. The disease is one of the fastest growing cancers among Caucasian (white) populations and is an escalating health problem even among young...

Online Chronicling Often Reduces Depression In Breast Cancer Patients
2013-08-14 12:59:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Patients with serious medical conditions have been increasingly sharing their experiences online and a new study from UCLA has delved into this phenomenon to see if it has led to positive psychological outcomes for these particular people. According to the study, which appeared in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, UCLA researchers discovered that female breast cancer patients who create a personal website to share their experience and...

2013-07-16 23:22:35

ASCO expert panel includes University of New England researcher Nananda Col, M.D., M.P.H. Biddeford, ME (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has announced important updates to its 2009 Breast Cancer Risk Reduction Guidelines. Nananda Col, M.D., M.P.H., professor of medicine at the University of New England's College of Osteopathic Medicine and faculty member in the Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences, is a member of the ASCO panel that...

2012-04-26 13:49:28

Despite widespread belief to the contrary, as few as 6 percent of women experience cancer-related persistent fatigue a year after undergoing treatment for breast cancer, a new study has found. Prolonged and disabling fatigue is a common side-effect of many cancer treatments, with large numbers of women reporting that cancer-related fatigue persists for many months after treatment ends. Some studies put the figure as high as 50 percent. But a study of breast cancer survivors from a group...

2011-10-05 14:28:39

Results lead to Scottsdale oncologists heading a large phase III study being conducted worldwide Patients at Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Clinical Trials at Scottsdale Healthcare were the first in the nation to participate in a clinical trial to determine the safety, tolerability and effectiveness for usage of a new drug combination consisting of a standard drug called gemcitabine and a drug called nab-paclitaxel for patients with advanced pancreatic cancer.  The results of this...

2011-04-04 18:27:21

Fertility is a priority for many young women with breast cancer, yet new research has found many have little knowledge about fertility issues, leading to confusion and conflict around planning for a family. In a new study published in the prestigious Journal of Clinical Oncology, a team of University of New South Wales researchers has for the first time measured fertility-related knowledge and intentions in young women with breast cancer. The study, part of a PhD thesis by Dr Michelle Peate...

2010-09-28 16:09:40

Pharmacogenomic discovery allows for improved cancer therapy Mayo Clinic researchers and their international colleagues have discovered genetic variants that lead to severe arthritis for a subset of women when taking aromatase inhibitors to treat their breast cancer. This serious side effect is so painful that many women halt their lifesaving medication. The findings appear today in the online issue of Journal of Clinical Oncology. "Many women stop taking aromatase inhibitors due to the...

2010-08-19 15:17:00

BRUSSELS, August 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Using the innovative technique of radioembolisation to treat patients with inoperable colorectal cancer liver metastases who have failed all standard-of-care chemotherapy options can more than double the time until their disease progresses, according to the final results of a Phase III randomised controlled trial published in the prestigious Journal of Clinical Oncology.(1) The prospective, randomised trial compared a protracted infusion of...

2010-06-09 09:00:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The West Clinic, a world-class center of excellence in oncology, hematology, radiology and other advanced medical care, announced today that it has been named among the first community oncology practices in the U.S. to receive the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification, achieving rigorous standards for high-quality cancer care. According to Lee S....

2010-02-27 10:21:50

Results of German national multicenter trial reveal: Current recommendation for surveillance of women at elevated risk of breast cancer need revision Do we need a revision of current recommendations for breast cancer screening? According to a recent prospective multicenter cohort study published in the "Journal of Clinical Oncology", this appears advisable at least for young women carrying an increased risk of breast cancer. The results of the EVA trial confirm once more that magnetic...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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