Tag: oncology

1. 15.5% of individuals undergoing primary genetic risk screening testing positive for a genetic variant associated with a preventable monogenic disorder. 2. 49.8% of individuals who tested positive had a variant associated with hereditary cancer. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Typically, genetic risk screening for healthy individuals is used mainly in preconception...
1. Overall complication rate for PORTs (29-32%) was lower than that for PICCs (47%) and Hickman (43%) for patients receiving systemic anticancer therapy. 2. Rates of device removal due to complications, mechanical failure, and venous thrombosis were also lower in patients with PORTs than PICCs. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown:...