September 09, 2021
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A national population-based study found a consistent link between antibiotic use and proximal colon cancer. That was the big story in hematology / oncology last week.
Another great story included tips for dealing with burnout while meeting the demands of being a doctor.
Read these articles and many more in hematology / oncology below:
Use of antibiotics linked to increased risk of proximal colon cancer
According to data published in Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Read more.
Maintaining Well-Being As an Oncologist: Balancing Self-Care, Recognizing Distractions
A doctor’s job is never done, but for three oncologists, integrating health, nutrition and mindfulness into their daily lives is essential to maintaining a sense of well-being and being fully present, whether it’s at at home or at work. Read more.
High radiation therapy for cancer–volume centers associated with better survival
According to the results of a study published in Cancer. Read more.
Multicancer screening tests: not ready for prime time
Scientists have made incredible strides in recent years in understanding the molecular biology of cancer. Despite these advances, a simple blood test to screen patients for early detection of cancer is not yet an approved option. Read more.
UCLA researchers awarded $ 1 million to develop new CAR T cell therapies for melanoma
Cristina Puig-Saus, PhD, and Daniel S. Shin, MD, PhD, from UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center received a $ 1 million award from the US Department of Defense for research into new cell therapies for rare melanoma. Read more.
Pediatrics, when do you need antibiotics?
Quebec parents struggle to get antibiotics for their children amid national shortage
Shortage of antibiotics for children in Quebec