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Prehabilitation Prior to Breast Cancer Treatment

Researchers investigated whether prehabilitation could yield improvements in physical and psychological wellbeing prior to treatment in women with breast cancer. After systematic review, they concluded that prehabilitation interventions should be implemented in patients diagnosed with breast cancer given the potential improvements they yield. The study’s findings were published in Breast Cancer Research and Therapy. The systematic review was conducted under Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) guidelines. A total of 14 studies on prehabilitation in patients with breast cancer, 7 randomized controlled trials, 5 quantitative […]

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Dogs’ Keen Sense of Smell May Help Them ‘See’ – Consumer Health News

THURSDAY, July 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) — While humans typically use their sight to orient themselves, dogs navigate the world by combining their sense of smell with their vision. So claims a new study that found dogs’ sense of smell is integrated with their vision and other unique parts of their brain. “We’ve never seen this connection between the nose and the occipital lobe, functionally the visual cortex in dogs, in any species,” said senior study author Pip Johnson, an assistant professor of clinical sciences at Cornell […]

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Integrating sequential immunotherapy to lung cancer treatment plans

June 24, 2022 1 min watch Source/Disclosures Published by: Source: Healio Interviews Disclosures: Marmarelis reports holding stock and other ownership interests in Bluebird Bio, Gilead Sciences, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Pfizer and Portola Pharmaceuticals; receiving honoraria from AstraZeneca, Blueprint Medicines, Health Advances, Janssen Oncology, Novocure, Takeda and Targeted Oncology; serving in a consulting or advisory role for AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb/Celgene and Ikena Oncology; receiving research funding to Marmarelis’s institution from AstraZeneca, Lilly and Trizell; receiving travel, accommodations and expenses from Boehringer Ingelheim […]

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