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Community oncology: Ensuring the best standards of care

Receiving a cancer diagnosis is a devastating experience. Still under the shock of the bad news, patients must make many choices including who to turn to for advice and treatment, with the possibility to choose among a comprehensive ...

dateFeb 21, 2011 in Cancer
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Oncologists play key role in fight against smoking

(PhysOrg.com) -- Oncologists should consider it their professional duty to set a healthy example by not smoking and by advocating against tobacco use locally and internationally, two Emory faculty members argue in an article ...

dateSep 13, 2010 in Health
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Metformin may protect against lung cancer

Metformin, a drug commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes, shows potential in the prevention of tobacco-induced lung tumors, according to early research conducted at the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

dateSep 01, 2010 in Cancer
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ESMO publishes updated guidelines on cancer care

The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) just released an enhanced and revised set of clinical recommendations designed to help oncologists deliver the best quality care to their patients.

dateJul 08, 2010 in Cancer
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Selenium shows no benefit in prevention of lung cancer

Selenium, a supplement taken daily by millions in hopes of protection against cancer and a host of other diseases, has proven to be of no benefit in reducing a patient's risk of developing lung cancer - either a recurrence ...

dateJun 05, 2010 in Cancer
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