Tag: oncology

1. The association between major birth defects and cancer risk was present in children, adolescents, and adults, although the risk was lower in adults. 2. Chromosomal abnormalities were associated with a 5.5 times higher risk of cancer, compared to 1.5 times greater risk for non-chromosomal abnormalities. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average) Birth...
1. An advanced care planning (ACP) intervention was not found to increase quality of life compared to usual care, in patients with advanced lung or colorectal cancer. 2. ACP was found to increase the number of patients receiving specialized palliative care, and having advanced directives recorded in hospital files. Evidence Rating...
1. Gastrointestinal, genitourinary, or bronchopulmonary bleeding in anticoagulated patients with atrial fibrillation have been associated with higher rates of respective cancer diagnoses. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Recent registry data suggests that diagnoses of atrial fibrillation (AF) have been associated with higher incidence rates of cancer. Bleeding episodes in anticoagulated patients...
1. Gastrointestinal, genitourinary, or bronchopulmonary bleeding in anticoagulated patients with atrial fibrillation have been associated with higher rates of respective cancer diagnoses. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Recent registry data suggests that diagnoses of atrial fibrillation (AF) have been associated with higher incidence rates of cancer. Bleeding episodes in anticoagulated patients...
Association between antipsychotic use and acute ischemic heart disease in women but not in men: a retrospective cohort study of over one million primary care patients 1. There was a moderate association found between antipsychotic use and acute ischemic heart disease found in women, but not men. Evidence Rating Level: 2...