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Guidance issued for preventing cutaneous SCC in solid organ recipients

(HealthDay)—In a consensus statement published online Sept. 1 in JAMA Dermatology, recommendations are presented for prevention strategies for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (CSCC) in solid organ transplant recipients (SOTRs). Paul R. Massey, M.D., M.P.H., from Harvard Medical School in Boston, and colleagues initiated the Delphi process to identify consensus-based medical management recommendations for prevention of […]

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Preventing lung cancers unwelcome return

When a doctor gives a patient antibiotics for a bacterial infection, they usually require them to finish the entire treatment, even when symptoms go away. This is to ensure the drugs kill off any remaining bacteria. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) Visiting Scientist Raffaella Sordella investigated a similar problem that occurs in some lung cancers. […]

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Preventing a COVID-19 pandemic—in wildlife

While most of the global effort to contain COVID-19 focuses on its continuing human cost, a team of researchers has formed to focus on protecting the next potential wave of virus victims: wildlife. Martin Nweeia—an assistant professor at the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine—will lead an effort to learn more about how […]