• Prenatal screening for hemoglobinopathies different in OBGYN practices and family medicine

    One year ago - By News Medical

    Sickle cell disease is one of the most common inherited red blood cell disorders, yet many are not aware of their carrier status , which can lead to confusion around pregnancy and newborn diagnosis.
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  • ‘Concerning' increases in anal cancer, FDA OKs Oxbryta for sickle cell disease - top stories in hematology/oncology

    One year ago - By Healio

    Researchers recently reported a “concerning” increase in the incidence of anal cancer and related mortality, and the FDA approved a once-daily oral agent for sickle cell disease called Oxbryta.
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    Anal cancer incidence, mortality rise sharply in US
    Rates of squamous cell carcinoma of the anus and related mortality have risen sharply over the past 15 years, according to results of a retrospective study published in Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
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