New & Noteworthy


May 17, 2014

A new study from Switzerland found that more than one third of men who underwent active surveillance for prostate cancer at a community hospital eventually dropped out and may have been lost to medical management. Stacey Loeb, MD, provides prospective.


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January 06, 2014

Exercise tests with echocardiography and myocardial perfusion imaging were less sensitive and more specific after adjustment for referral bias, according to a new meta-analysis. Joseph A. Ladapo, MD, PhD, is quoted.


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September 10, 2013

Stacy Loeb, MD, was a medical student when her grandfather died from prostate cancer, which led to her decision to dedicate her career to helping men with similar health concerns. Last year, Dr. Loeb--now a urologist based in New York--invited Syracuse University basketball coach Jim Boeheim to be a guest on her weekly radio show aimed at educating men and women about men's health issues. Boeheim will appear again on Wednesday (Sept. 11) to discuss his 2001 prostate cancer diagnosis.


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September 09, 2013

A new study suggests that how doctors describe a non-invasive type of breast lesion may affect how women choose to move forward with treatment. Heather Gold, MD, is quoted.


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August 14, 2013

A model successfully ranked and integrated preventive care guidelines with simulated gains in life expectancy, creating a more dependable individualized preventive care recommendation, according to recent findings. Glen Taksler, PhD, is quoted from press release. Scott Braithwaite, MD, is mentioned.


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