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Conflicting Guidelines Highlight Controversies in Osteoporosis Management
When preparing to treat a patient for osteoporosis, it might be wise to compare leading guidelines because guidelines from two key organizations often don’t agree. The ACP and the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) have come up with guidelines that differ in terms of what therapies, how long to treat, how long between scans, and more. Osteoporosis expert E. Michael Lewiecki, MD, reviews the differences.
Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism October 5th 2021
ASCO Hepatocellular Carcinoma Guideline Updates
Available from Guideline Central, the free, quick-reference print and digital pocket guide covers the most recent American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Hepatocellular Carcinoma Guidelines. Accessed by web and offline mobile devices, the pocket guide covers key points, treatment, first- and second-line therapies, a downloadable PDF, and links to other resources in advanced hepatocellular carcinoma.
Hepatology September 14th 2021
AAP Updates Guidelines on Long-Term Care for Cancer Survivors
This is the third edition of the guidelines – the last coming in 2014 – providing a resource and guidance specifically for primary care practitioners about how to plan care for childhood cancer survivors. “A care plan just really encourages coordination, especially if a child has a very complicated post-cancer treatment history with a lot of morbidity,” said Dr. Melissa Hudson, director of the division of cancer survivorship at St. Jude’s and corresponding author of the new guidelines.
Family Medicine/General Practice September 14th 2021
ACIP: Updated Vaccine Guidance for the 2021-2022 Influenza Season
As the influenza season will coincide with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it’s perfect timing for the release of the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) influenza vaccination updated guidance. The comprehensive report indicates that COVID-19 vaccines can be co-administered with other vaccines, including influenza vaccines like egg-based flu vaccines and cell culture-based inactivated and recombinant vaccines.
Allergy & Immunology September 7th 2021
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment Regimens
Bookmark this page – or download the information directly, if you prefer – to ensure you’re always connected to the latest and greatest information on the very best in NSCLC treatment regimens (NCCN Guidelines).
Internal Medicine August 17th 2021
Appropriate Systemic Therapy Dosing for Obese Adult Patients With Cancer: ASCO Guideline Update
An update from the original ASCO guideline on this topic published in 2012, 60 studies, primarily retrospective, were included in the review. New to this version of the guideline, the Panel offers recommendations on approved doses of immunotherapy and targeted therapies that can be offered to obese patients with cancer.
Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism June 21st 2021