Medical Journal Abstracts

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Medical Journal Abstracts

The medical journal abstracts section provides healthcare professionals with access to key journal abstracts. Bringing together articles from a full range of sources, this resource aims to provide doctors with a starting point for their journal research.

The regularly updated journals can be sorted by disease/condition, source name and the date of publication. Alternatively they can be accessed within the relevant epgonline.org disease topic areas, via the collapsible menu at the top of each page of the epgonline.org website.

 

Lastest Medical Journal Abstracts

Electronic cigarette use among patients with cancer: Characteristics of electronic cigarette users and their smoking cessation outcomes

8 days ago -  Cancer

Background: Given that continued smoking after a cancer diagnosis increases the risk of adverse health outcomes, patients with cancer are strongly advised to quit. Despite a current lack of ...

Cancer survival in China, 2003-2005: A population-based study

10 days ago -  International Journal of Cancer

Limited population-based cancer registry data available in China until now has hampered efforts to inform cancer control policy. Following extensive efforts to improve the systematic cancer ...

Colorectal Cancer Prevention by an Optimized Colonoscopy Protocol in Routine Practice

10 days ago -  International Journal of Cancer

We conducted a retrospective cohort study to investigate the colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence and mortality prevention achievable in clinical practice with an optimized colonoscopy protocol ...

Targeting hypoxia in the treatment of small cell lung cancer

Tue 26 Aug 2014 -  Lung Cancer

Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) is an extremely aggressive disease for which minimal therapeutic improvements have been made over the last few decades. Patients still rely on non-targeted, ...

Changes in Quality of Life in the First 5 Years of Disease in a Multicenter Cohort of Patients With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Tue 26 Aug 2014 -  Arthritis Care & Research

The Medical Outcomes Study Short Form 36 (SF-36) is recommended to assess quality of life (QOL) in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The aim of the current study was to assess QOL over time in the ...

Criteria for the Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia: Validation of the Modified 2010 Preliminary American College of Rheumatology Criteria and the Development of Alternative Criteria

Tue 26 Aug 2014 -  Arthritis Care & Research

Objective: To validate the 2011 modification of the 2010 American College of Rheumatology (ACR) preliminary criteria for the diagnosis of fibromyalgia (2011ModCr) and develop alternative criteria ...

Clinical performance of Prostate Health Index (PHI) for prediction of prostate cancer in obese men: data from a multicenter European prospective study, PROMEtheuS project

Mon 18 Aug 2014 -  BJU International

Objectives: To test [-2]proPSA (p2PSA), p2PSA/fPSA (%p2PSA) and Prostate Health Index (PHI) accuracy in predicting prostate cancer (PCa) in obese men and to test whether PHI is more accurate than ...

Evaluation of Assessment of Spondyloarthritis International Society classification criteria for axial spondyloarthritis in Chinese patients with chronic back pain: results of a 2-year follow-up study

Sat 09 Aug 2014 -  International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases

Objective: To evaluate the diagnotic value of the Assessment of Spondyloarthritis International Society (ASAS) classification criteria for axial spondyloarthritis (SpA) in Chinese patients with ...

Neonatal medical exposures and characteristics of low birth weight hepatoblastoma cases: A report from the Children's Oncology Group

Thu 07 Aug 2014 -  Pediatric Blood & Cancer

Background: Hepatoblastoma is a malignancy of young children. Low birth weight is associated with significantly increased risk of hepatoblastoma and neonatal medical exposures are hypothesized as ...

Optimal mediastinal staging in non–small cell lung cancer: What is the role of TEMLA and VAMLA?

Thu 07 Aug 2014 -  Lung Cancer

Objectives:The aim of this review is to present the current role of two techniques of extensive mediastinal dissection, in the staging of lung cancer.Materials and Methods:The authors performed a ...

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