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Latest Hematology & Oncology News

First States to Expand Medicaid Had Largest Bump in Cancer Screening

The first states to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act saw the largest increases in colorectal cancer screening from 2012 to 2016, according to a study published in the July issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

San Francisco Considering Banning Sales of E-Cigarettes

A ban on the sale and distribution of electronic cigarettes is being considered by San Francisco supervisors. If passed, it would be the first such ban by any city in the United States.

Mouth Rinse for HPV DNA May Be Biomarker in Head, Neck Cancer

Human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA detected from a mouth rinse may be an effective marker for prognosis during treatment of HPV-positive head and neck cancer, according to a study recently published in JAMA Oncology.

Surveillance Breast MRI Ups Biopsy, Cancer Detection Rates

Use of surveillance breast magnetic resonance imaging is associated with increased biopsy and subsequent cancer detection rates compared with mammography alone among women with a personal history of breast cancer, according to a study published online June 4 in Radiology.