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Transitioning From Pediatric to Adult Care Is a Vulnerable Time for Patients With Rheumatic Diseases

September 20, 2020

Pediatric patients who had a referral from their pediatric rheumatologist and continued insurance coverage saw decreased delays when transitioning to an adult rheumatology clinic.

Osimertinib Sharply Cuts Risk of Brain Metastases After Surgery in EGFR-mutated NSCLC

September 19, 2020

A new analysis of ADAURA data shows osimertinib cuts the risk of brain metastases or death by 82% compared with placebo in certain early-stage patients with NSCLC.

Multidisciplinary Pain Care Difficult to Access, Report Says

September 19, 2020

The survey was released to mark Pain Awareness Month.

Higher Heart Failure Mortality, Lower Socioeconomic Status Linked in New Study

September 19, 2020

Differences in heart failure mortality over the previous 2 decades can partially be explained by social determinants of health prevalent in the patients’ counties.

More Coffee, Longer Survival? Study Highlights Benefit in Metastatic Colon Cancer

September 19, 2020

Patients with advanced colon cancer who drank 4 or more cups of coffee a day had 36% improved survival odds.

Remote HIV Testing, Phone Delivery of Results Has Potential Despite Drawbacks

September 19, 2020

Because men who have sex with men continue to represent a disproportionate number of annual HIV diagnoses each year, a recent study investigated the utility of remote testing and phone delivery of test results among the patient group.

ACR Survey Reveals Patients Struggle to Maintain Access to Care During COVID-19 Pandemic

September 18, 2020

A survey from the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) revealed that patients with rheumatic diseases are struggling to get access to health care treatment.

Study Identifies Stressors Experienced by Patients Following Allo-HSCT

September 18, 2020

Researchers assess the psychosocial impact of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, particularly how preparing patients can assist in guiding health care providers in offering better care.

Dr Melissa Johnson: COVID-19 Has Brought About Lasting Change to Medicine

September 18, 2020

Melissa L. Johnson, MD, associate director for lung cancer research at Sarah Cannon Research Institute and partner in Tennessee Oncology, speaks on changes necessitated by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and connecting virtually.

Sleep Duration Linked With Behavioral Management of Positive, Negative Events

September 18, 2020

Impaired sleep was found to contribute to more emotional reactions by study participants to stressful events the next day, with a comparative indifference to positive events also reported.