... have been detected by guideline-directed testing AbstractText: Of 1040 patients, the median age was 58 years (interquartile range, 50.5-66 years), 65.3% were male, and 81.3% had stage IV disease at the time of genomic analysis, with prostate, renal, pancreatic, breast, and colon cancer as the most common diagnoses.
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AbstractText: Active surveillance of low-risk papillary thyroidcancer (PTC) is now an accepted alternative to immediate surgery, but experience with this approach outside of Japan is limited. The kinetics (probability, rate, and magnitude) of PTC tumor growth under active surveillance have not been well defined AbstractText: To describe the kinetics of PTC tumor growth during active surveillance AbstractText: Cohort ...
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Only one of the 182 plasma samples from the control cohort was positive for any of the DNA or protein biomarkers (99.5% specificity. This combinatorial approach may prove useful for the earlier detection of many cancer types Keyword: circulating tumor DNA. Keyword: early cancer detection. Keyword: liquid biopsy. Keyword: pancreaticcancer. Keyword: protein biomarkers.
Methods Individuals diagnosed with advanced breast, colorectal, non-small-cell lung, or pancreaticcancer from 2009 to 2012 (N = 25,032) were identified with data from the California Cancer Registry (CCR. After linkage with inpatient discharge data, multistate and log-linear Poisson regression models were used to calculate hospitalization rates and to model rehospitalization in the year after diagnosis, accounting ...
A small but statistically significant shift was found toward early-stage diagnosis for colorectal, lung, female breast, and pancreaticcancer and melanoma in patients who resided in expansion states. Conclusion Percent uninsured among nonelderly patients with newly diagnosed cancer declined substantially after the ACA, especially among low-income people who resided in Medicaid expansion states.