Take Note - Practice Updates

May 2017 Vol. 12 No. 5

The number of women living with metastatic breast cancer increased by 4% from 1990 to 2000 and by 17% from 2000 to 2010, according to a study in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. Researchers project the number will increase by 31% from 2010 to 2020. Read more . . .

May 2017 Vol. 12 No. 5

Patients who consume 2 or more ounces of tree nuts (for example, almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, pecans, and cashews) per week lower their risk of colon cancer recurrence, according to a study to be presented at the upcoming ASCO annual meeting. Read more . . .

April 2017 Vol. 12 No. 4

The use of procedures to treat chronic venous insufficiency in Medicare patients increased markedly from 2005 through 2014, according to a study in Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.
New Research Finds Substantial Increase in Chronic Venous Insufficiency Procedures in Medicare Population
Reston, VA – A new study by the Harvey . . .

March 2017 Vol. 12 No. 3

For men with prostate cancer, structured yoga class twice a week during radiation treatment reduces fatigue and urinary and sexual dysfunction, according to a study in International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics. Read more . . .

March 2017 Vol. 12 No. 3

The annual costs of Alzheimer’s and other dementias, low back pain, stroke, traumatic brain injury, migraine, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury and Parkinson’s disease adds up to nearly 800 billion dollars, according to a study in Annals of Neurology. Read more

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