Risk of cancer associated with the use of angiotensin II-receptor blockers
- Neighbourhoods matter too: the association between neighbourhood socioeconomic position, population density and breast, prostate and lung cancer incidence in Denmark between 2004 and 2008. Meijer, Mathias; Bloomfield, Kim; Engholm, Gerda // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Jan2013, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p6
Background Previous studies have shown that cancer incidence is related to a number of individual factors, including socioeconomic status. The aim of this study was to refine the current knowledge about indicators associated with cancer incidence by evaluating the influence of neighbourhood...
- Survival of cancer in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a follow-up study in Sweden of patients hospitalized with rheumatoid arthritis 1 year before diagnosis of cancer. Ji, Jianguang; Liu, Xiangdong; Sundquist, Kristina; Sundquist, Jan // Rheumatology;Aug2011, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p1513
Objectives. Patients diagnosed with RA have an increased risk of some cancers. However, limited data are available on the important issue of prognosis of RA patients with cancer.Methods. RA patients were identified from the Swedish Hospital Discharge Register by linkage to the Cancer Registry....
- Bisphosphonates May Protect Against Breast Cancer. // Contemporary OB/GYN;Sep2012, Vol. 57 Issue 9, p16
The article reports a study analyzing association of bisphosphonates for bone loss with reduced risk of breast cancer recurrence. Four studies of bisphosphonate use and breast cancer risk association that included relative risks (RRs) and 95 percent confidence intervals (CIs) were analysed and...
- CANCER How to lower your risk. // Nutrition Action Health Letter;May2015, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p3
The article discusses the types of cancers that are linked to diet, weight or lack of exercise and their risk factors. Topics include the abnormal cells atypical hyperplasia or carcinoma in situ associated with breast cancers, colonoscopies screenings to detect polyps to avoid colon cancers and...
- Is Radical Prostatectomy a Useful Therapeutic Option for High-Risk Prostate Cancer in Older Men? Graefen, Markus; Schlomm, Thorsten // Oncologist;Sep2012 Supplement, Vol. 17 Issue S1, p4
Prostate cancer affects a high proportion of men over 70 years of age, who are likely to have high-risk disease and a substantial risk of prostate-cancer-specific death. With life expectancy increasing worldwide, the burden of prostate cancer is also expected to rise. Thus, effective management...
- Bisphenol A: A Threat to Human Health? Srivastava, Seema; Gupta, Priya; Chandolia, Anil; Alam, Imtiyaz // Journal of Environmental Health;Jan/Feb2015, Vol. 77 Issue 6, p20
All of us now carry in our bodily tissues a virtual stew of heavy metals and hundreds of synthetic chemicals: persistent ones, which can have a â€œhalf-lifeâ€ in the body of several years; and nonpersistent compounds, which may pass through the body in a matter of hours. Bisphenol A...
- Bimonthly, monthly anti-VEGF regimen show equivalent efficacy. // Ocular Surgery News;1/25/2012, Vol. 30 Issue 2, Special section p11
The article reports that aflibercept showed equivalent efficacy with a fixed bimonthly regimen compared with a fixed monthly administration of ranibizumab in treating neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) according to physician Ursula Schmidt-Erfurth.
- 2-month dosing of aflibercept proves as effective as 1 -month dosing of ranibizumab for wet AMD. Correa, Mark; Hasson, Matt; Nale, Patricia // Ocular Surgery News;11/25/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 22, p21
The article reports on the successful trials that are meant to increase the ease of use of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) therapy without sacrificing efficacy in treating neovascular age-related macular degeneration according to eye expert Ursula M. Schmidt-Erfurth.
- Low-dose anti-VEGF may stabilize vision in patients with polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy. Pagnani, Michelle // Ocular Surgery News;9/25/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 18, p18
The article reports on the results of a study which evaluated the therapeutic efficacy of ranibizumab in patients with poypoidal choroidal vasculopathy, presented by researcher Raymond Wee at the August 2011 Meeting of the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) in Boston, Massachusetts.