My Choices News Update

Understanding and Reducing Your Cancer Risk: Insights from Dr. Jon Ebbert“February marks National Cancer Prevention Month, a time when we turn our collective focus towards the prevention strategies that can help us reduce the risk of cancer. A leading voice in this...

Hepatitis C News Update

Hepatitis C virus antibody seropositivity is associated with albuminuria but not peripheral artery disease in patients with type 2 diabetes“In conclusion, severely increased albuminuria, but not the ABI, showed a significant association with HCV Ab seropositivity in...

Lung Cancer News Update

How thawing Arctic permafrost could cause lung cancer“Among the cataclysmic effects of global warming, not many of us have considered a potential rise in cancer cases. And yet, thawing permafrost in the Arctic could provoke just that. The layer, which keeps the ground...

My Choices News Update

Redefining Cancer: A New Approach to Early Stage Diseases“The understanding of disease biology for many cancer types has significantly advanced in recent years. However, this progress is not always mirrored in the way cancer is defined and treated. This can lead to...

Hepatitis C News Update

HEPATITIS C VIRUS ELIMINATION: AN ACHIEVABLE GOAL“Louisiana and Washington, states with significant differences in sociodemographic characteristics, public health policies, and health rankings, provide models for screening, surveillance, treatment, and funding for...

Lung Cancer News Update

Tagrisso with the addition of chemotherapy approved in the US for patients with EGFR-mutated advanced lung cancer“AstraZeneca’s has been approved in the US for the treatment of adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic epidermal growth factor receptor-mutated...

My Choices News Update

Georgia State University Researcher Examines State of Warning Labels on Cannabis, Tobacco and Opioid Medications“ATLANTA — A growing number of states have legalized recreational marijuana use, but a lack of consistency in warning consumers of potential harms threatens...

Hepatitis C News Update

Achieving SVR May Not Reduce Risk of HCC in Patients with HCV“Findings from a recent study are underscoring the importance of continued surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV), even after successful treatment...

Lung Cancer News Update

Invasive procedures rarely follow false-positive lung cancer screenings“Key takeaways: Patients with false-positive lung cancer screening findings did not often undergo Invasive procedures. Procedure complications rarely occurred in patients without malignancy.” Can...

My Choices News Update

If you aren’t getting routine cancer screenings, it may be time to start“Receiving a diagnosis of cancer is difficult. However, thinking about cancer screening and prevention now could improve your odds of survival if you have the disease. Routine screenings can lead...