Tag: disease recurrence

IL-6 Levels Predict Distant Breast Cancer Recurrence

The inflammatory cytokine interleukin 6 may be a biomarker for distant recurrence of breast cancer among patients treated for stage II-III HER2-negative disease, investigators have...

Hold Off Radiotherapy After Prostate Cancer Surgery

Most men who undergo radical prostatectomy can skip adjuvant radiotherapy and can be followed with observation alone. They can undergo early salvage radiotherapy if the...

Diet vs Medications for Recurrent Kidney Stones

The root causes of recurrent kidney stones can help physicians determine whether dietary changes or medication will be more helpful for at-risk patients, according to...

The Unanticipated Consequences of Pandemic Care

The COVID-19 pandemic is fraught with unexpected twists, among them a dramatic plunge in emergency department patient volumes, according to an expert panel on unanticipated consequences...

In Pursuit of Real Coronavirus Numbers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches on, there’s one big question everyone...

Case Counts Scrutinized, Surgeon Sings for Relief

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Infectious Disease Experts Say Testing Is Key to Reopening

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. The key to opening up the American economy rests on the...

Hydroxychloroquine RCT Data, Furloughs and Layoffs

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Presymptomatic or Asymptomatic? ID Experts on Shifting Terminology

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Asymptomatic or presymptomatic for COVID-19? Experts with the Infectious Diseases Society...

A Message of Hope and a Grim Milestone

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. The coronavirus doesn’t take weekends off so neither does Medscape. Here...

PPE Arguments and Pandemic Prophecies

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Personal protective equipment (PPE) was very much on the minds of...

SARS-CoV-2 May Confound Seasons, Persist in Warmer Months

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 09, 2020 — Although conflicting, the available data indicate that SARS-CoV-2 could continue to spread...

States Lack Key Data on Virus Cases Among Medical Workers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. SEATTLE (AP) — Experts and health officials who are trying to...

Parasite Drug Shows Early Promise Against COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. An inexpensive drug used to treat parasitic infections killed the coronavirus that causes...

More Will Die, First Antibody Test Authorized

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Coronavirus Is Aerosolized Through Talking, Exhalation

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. An expert committee has concluded that the novel coronavirus is aerosolized...

Huge Global Effort for Clinical Trials in COVID-19

Scientists and clinicians across the globe have responded to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic with a huge, high-quality global research effort to find a treatment for...

Hard Truths From Infectious Disease Specialists

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. We should expect more deaths from COVID-19 than previously predicted, leaders...

Topol Laments Betrayal, HCP Couples Prepare

Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think you need to know about today:  Topol: US Betrays Healthcare Workers  ...

The Doc Leading San Diego County’s ‘Decisive’ COVID-19 Response

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. SAN DIEGO — On the days family physician Nick Yphantides, MD, announces updates...

More Than 60 Doctors in Italy Have Died in COVID-19 Pandemic

In addition, “all patients should undergo lung CT examination to evaluate for imaging features typical of COVID-19…. Chest X-ray is not recommended because of a...

How Scientists Predict How Many People Will Get COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Projections of the number of people the novel coronavirus could infect,...