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Most and Least Debt-Burdened Medical Specialties
These specialties had the highest proportion of doctors still making student loan payments, per the 2022 Medscape report: Emergency Medicine (31%) Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (31%) Pediatrics (31%) Neurology (28%) Otolaryngology (28%) Family Medicine (28%) For the least debt-burdened: Pulmonary Medicine (10%) Public Health & Preventive Medicine (11%) Rheumatology (12%) Diabetes & Endocrinology (15%) Dermatology (16%) Cardiology (16%)
Allergy & Immunology December 5th 2022
Thoracic Lymph Node Stations
A review of the seven zones/14 stations as defined by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC): Supraclavicular zone Station 1 (left/right): low cervical, supraclavicular, and sternal notch nodes Upper zone (superior mediastinal nodes) Station 2 (left/right): upper paratracheal nodes Station 3A and 3P: pre-vascular and retrotracheal nodes Station 4 (left/right): lower paratracheal nodes Aortopulmonary zone Station 5: subaortic nodes (aortopulmonary window) Station 6: para-aortic nodes, ascending aorta or phrenic Subcarinal zone Station 7: subcarinal nodes Lower zone (inferior mediastinal nodes) Station 8 (left/right): para-esophageal nodes (below carina) Station 9 (left/right): pulmonary ligament nodes Hilar and interlobar zone (pulmonary nodes) Station 10 (left/right): hilar nodes Station 11: interlobar nodes Peripheral zone (pulmonary nodes) Station 12: lobar nodes Station 13: segmental nodes Station 14: subsegmental nodes
Oncology, Medical December 5th 2022
Defining and Treating High-Grade B-Cell Lymphoma, NOS
HBCLs, not-otherwise specified (NOS), are rare and heterogeneous; other than having germinal center B-cell phenotype, and in up to 45%, a single-hit MYC rearrangement, they have no unifying immunophenotypic or cytogenetic characteristics. This review discusses the current clinicopathologic concept of HGBL, NOS, and looks at potential future taxonomy enrichments based on emerging molecular diagnostics.
Hematology September 19th 2022
Estimation of Breast Cancer Overdiagnosis in a US Breast Screening Cohort
Of the nearly 83,000 mammograms taken among nearly 36,000 women screened, 1 in 7 cases was determined to be overdiagnosed. The information revealed in this Annals of Internal Medicine study clarifies the risk for breast cancer overdiagnosis in contemporary screening practice and should facilitate shared and informed decision making about mammography screening.
Internal Medicine March 8th 2022