Researchers find less risky way to monitor breast cancer progression

Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have discovered how to extract critical information about breast cancer tumors and disease progression by analyzing blood plasma rather than using more invasive tissue biopsies. “This is simply a blood draw,” said the study’s senior co-author Peter Kabos, MD, associate professor of medicine in the medical […]

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Fewer hospitalizations for home-based cardiac rehab patients

Patients who participated in in-home cardiac rehabilitation had fewer hospitalizations over 12 months than patients who participated in center-based cardiac rehabilitation, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published August 25, 2022, in JAMA Network Open. “The remarkable thing we found in this study of more than 2,500 diverse patients was that health advantages of home-based […]

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Diversity is everyone’s responsibility: Researchers outline a path to representation in cancer clinical trials

A new study published today in Blood Advances outlines practical strategies for promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and access in cancer clinical research. The study highlights significant racial disparities in cancer research, citing that between 2008 and 2018, only 7.8% of clinical trials documented the four major races (including white, Asian, Black, and Hispanic populations) in […]

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