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New Hope in Transplants for Those Living with HIV and Hepatitis C

Groundbreaking developments in HIV treatments have slowly begun to transition the disease into a chronic condition. Thankfully, patients are able to live long and full lives, but with that comes other challenges, particularly for those who are living with both HIV and the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Of the 2.3 million people in the world […]

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COVID-19 Disruptions in Screening Could Lead to More Colorectal Cancers and Deaths

Colorectal cancer screening (CRC) programs around the world have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. To explore the impact of disruptions to cancer screening of all types, the COVID-19 and Cancer Global Modelling Consortium was established to inform responses to screening disruptions, guide policymakers, and influence prevention practices during and after the pandemic. In a […]

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Higher Transfusion Rates in GI Cancer Surgery Associated with Worse Outcomes

Red blood cell transfusions are common in patients who undergo surgery for gastrointestinal (GI) cancer. These patients are at high risk for requiring transfusions because of their underlying malignancy, poor nutrition and previous chemotherapies. Research from the past three decades has shown an association between transfusions and poorer outcomes following surgery – including death. Jesse […]

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