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Revised CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids Should Emphasize a Multidisciplinary Approach to Managing Pain

In 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued the Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain, a resource for primary care clinicians who prescribe opioids for chronic pain outside of active cancer treatment, palliative care, and end-of-life care.

Author Rachel Sauer | Publish Date April 12, 2022
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Breast Cancer Treatment Effects on Sex Life a Hidden Burden

news outletUS News
Publish DateAugust 08, 2022

Women with breast cancer commonly see their sexual health decline, yet their doctors aren't telling them what to expect -- or what to do about it.

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Signs You Have the Cancer That Killed Alex Trebek

news outletEat This, Not That!
Publish DateJuly 18, 2022

Pancreatic cancer affects around 62,000 Americans every year, accounting for 3% of all cancers in the US and approximately 7% of all cancer deaths. Beloved former Jeopardy host Alex Trebek passed away from pancreatic cancer on November 8, 2020, after being diagnosed in March 2019. 

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Humacyte Hosting Key Opinion Leader Webinar on Human Acellular Vessels in the Treatment of Vascular Trauma

news outletYahoo News
Publish DateJuly 07, 2022

Humacyte, Inc. will host a key opinion leader webinar July 14 on its proprietary Human Acellular Vessels featuring a presentation from Ernest E. Moore, MD.

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Mortality Ratio Five Times Higher for Lung Transplant Patients than Non-Hospitalized Adults

news outletHealio
Publish DateJuly 07, 2022

In a new study, the standardized mortality ratio was five times higher for lung transplant recipients compared with non-hospitalized individuals, according to new data published in the Journal of Cardiac Surgery.

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