Essential Medical Reading
Your Weekly Roundup of the Most-Read News and Clinical References from Your Peers
COVID-19 Spurs Telemedicine, Furloughs, Retirement
The survey demonstrates the rapid adoption of telemedicine, with 48% of physicians respondents reporting that they are now treating patients through telemedicine, but the pandemic is also creating significant disruption as some physicians are furloughed and others consider practice changes.
Allergy & Immunology July 20th 2020
5 Big Medical Hoaxes
Thanks to the Internet, more consumers than ever before are exposed to misleading, fraudulent medical hoaxes. These are five of the major culprits out there. Combat the misinformation for your patients and replace it with trustworthy, evidence-based research.
Allergy & Immunology July 13th 2020
USPSTF: Start Lung Cancer Screening Earlier
In addition to reducing pack-years history of smoking, the recommendation calls for annual screening for lung cancer at age 50 years instead of age 55 years, an update of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidance on lung cancer screening issued 7 years ago.
Hematology July 13th 2020
Cardio-Oncology: An Emerging Field to Improve Cardiovascular Care for Cancer Patients
In this podcast, Dr. Jennifer Caudle speaks with Drs. Kathryn Ruddy and Joerg Herrmann from the cardio-oncology clinic at the Mayo Clinic to talk about the field that’s devoted to improving cardiovascular health both during and after cancer therapy.
Cardiology July 13th 2020
First-Line NALIRIFOX Shows Promising Antitumor Activity in Locally Advanced/Metastatic PDAC
In this podcast from the virtual 2020 ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer, Dr. Zev Wainberg discusses emerging data from the phase 1/2 trial of first-line liposomal irinotecan plus 5-fluorouracil/leucovorin plus oxaliplatin for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC).
Gastroenterology July 6th 2020
AUA, ASTRO, and SUO Release Consensus Guideline on Advanced Prostate Cancer
Published on the AUA website and developed by a panel of experts from these three groups as well as representation from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and a patient advocate, 38 recommendations are listed across the care continuum of advanced disease.
Geriatrics July 6th 2020