• CT Scans may Heighten the Risk of Brain Cancer

    3 monthes ago - By Medindia Health

    CT scans may increase the risk of brain cancer, research at the Oxford University Press finds. This pattern of excess cancer risk may be partly due to confounding by indication, because the incidence of brain tumors is higher in the cohort than in the general population.
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  • Head, neck cancers at excess risk for second primary malignant neoplasms

    Head, neck cancers at excess risk for second primary malignant neoplasms

    3 monthes ago - By Healio

    Patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma appeared at increased risk for second primary malignant neoplasms, according to a population-based retrospective cohort study.
    This association appeared more pronounced among those with non-HPV-related cancers.
    “There are an estimated 430,000 HNSCC survivors in the United States, and the number is expected to continue to rise,” Eric Adjei Boakye, PhD, MA, statistical consultant at Saint Louis University Center for Outcomes Research, and colleagues wrote. “The incidence of second primary malignant neoplasm in HNSCC patients is
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