No overall change in youths' smokeless tobacco use since 2000
Gene finding may permit targeted therapy for neutrophilic leukemia
Major finding: Sixteen of 27 CNL or atypical CML patients (59%) were found to carry novel CSF3R mutations that were present in less than 1% of the...
FDA: Tanning lamps should warn against skin cancer
Melanoma increases in adolescents
Major finding: The incidence of melanoma has increased by an average of 2% per year for both boys and girls in the past 30 years.Data source: An...
Prenatal exposure to air pollution boosts childhood cancer risk
Major finding: Children exposed prenatally to high levels of motor vehicle exhaust were 19% more likely to develop bilateral retinoblastoma and 17...
States spend little tobacco revenue on prevention
Photo-aging tool dissuades teens from smoking
Major Finding: One in seven young smokers quit 6 months after viewing photo-aged pictures of themselves.Data Source: A prospective, randomized...
Double-unit cord blood transplants don't boost survival
Major Finding: Overall survival at 1 year after umbilical cord blood transplant was 71% with a single-unit transplant and 65% with a double-unit...
Soft-Tissue Benign Mesenchymoma in a Pediatric Patient
Soft tissue mesenchymoma is an exceptionally rare and benign neoplasm. Since its initial description in 1962, only 7 cases of cartilage...
HPV Vaccine's Benefits Are Mainly Extracervical
Radiation to Pancreas Linked with Diabetes in Childhood Cancer Survivors
Major Finding: Cancer survivors who received radiotherapy to the tail of the pancreas at a dose of 10 Gy or more during childhood were...