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Number 69

1 December 2015 0

Higher quality colonoscopies reduce cancer deaths without higher costs => JAMA Higher rates of detection of precancerous adenoma were associated with lower lifetime risks of colorectal cancer and colorectal cancer mortality and did not result [more]

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Most oncology patient requests are appropriate =>JAMA Oncology Patient demands or requests for tests or treatments occur in less than 10% of outpatient oncology encounters, with just 0.14% of encounters resulting in clinicians complying with [more]

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Selected reports edited by Janet Fricker Leisure time physical activity is inversely associated with CRC mortality => Journal of Clinical Oncology For patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) leisure time physical activity (LTPA) both before and [more]

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Statins improve survival in colorectal cancer => Journal of Clinical Oncology Using statins after a diagnosis of colorectal cancer was found to be associated with improved survival, finds a large population-based cohort study. The study, [more]

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Number 63

1 December 2014 0

Selected reports edited by Janet Fricker Decisional aids increase patient knowledge and reduce regret =>British Journal of Cancer Use of decision aids can potentially increase knowledge and reduce decisional regret around clinical trial participation, a [more]

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Selected reports edited by Janet Fricker New treatment option for premenopausal women with hormone-sensitive breast cancer =>New England Journal of Medicine In premenopausal women with hormone-receptor-positive early breast cancer the aromatase inhibitor exemestane plus ovarian [more]

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Selected reports edited by Janet Fricker Health risks continue into middle age for childhood cancer survivors => Journal of Clinical Oncology Elevated risks for morbidity and mortality among survivors of childhood cancers increase beyond the [more]

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Selected reports edited by Janet Fricker Optimal time for initiation of adjuvant chemotherapy according to subtype => Journal of Clinical Oncology Time delays in initiation of adjuvant chemotherapy have an adverse effect on outcomes for [more]

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Selected reports edited by Janet Fricker Study defines optimum exercise level in breast cancer =>JNCI Undertaking higher volumes of aerobic exercise or combining aerobic exercise with resistance exercise improves physical functioning and symptoms for breast [more]

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Selected reports edited by Janet Fricker Clinical trials lead to cost savings => British Journal of Cancer On average, non-commercial oncology clinical trials are associated with small excess treatment costs compared to the standard of [more]

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Number 57

1 November 2013 0

Selected reports edited by Janet Fricker Cancer survivors less likely to be treated for infertility => Lancet Oncology Although women who survive childhood cancer face increased risks of infertility, nearly two-thirds who had tried unsuccessfully [more]

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