• Pancreatic adenocarcinoma mortality risk outweighed by other causes after 9 years

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Patients who survived 8.75 years after being diagnosed with pancreatic adenocarcinoma were more likely to die of other causes than of their cancer, according to a research letter published in JAMA Oncology.
    However, some patients died of the disease more than 20 years after being diagnosed.
    “Most patients who undergo resection of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma die within 5 years,” Douglas S. Swords, MD, resident in the department of surgery at The University of Utah, and colleagues wrote. “Five-year survivors remain at risk for pancreatic adenocarcinoma-related death, and
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  • Obesity alone does not increase risk of death

    2 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    Researchers have found that patients who have metabolic healthy obesity, but no other metabolic risk factors, do not have an increased rate of mortality. The results of this study could impact how we think about obesity and health.
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  • Breast and Gynecological Cancer Risk Is Minimal With IVF

    2 monthes ago - By Medscape

    The study of more than 250,000 British women shows reassuring data on breast cancer risk; there is an increased ovarian cancer risk but it is small and limited to those with existing risk factors.
    Medscape Medical News
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  • Individuals with obesity but no other metabolic risk factors do not have elevated mortality risk

    2 monthes ago - By News Medical

    Researchers at York University's Faculty of Health have found that patients who have metabolic healthy obesity, but no other metabolic risk factors, do not have an increased rate of mortality.
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