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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Spin and bias in published studies of breast cancer trials

Spin and bias exist in a high proportion of published studies of the outcomes and adverse side-effects of phase III clinical trials of breast cancer treatments, according to new research published in the cancer journal Annals of Oncology [1]. In … Continue reading

Published Thursday, January 10th, 2013 at 12:30 am
Posted in Cancer

Lung cancer patients live longer if they use beta-blockers while receiving radiotherapy

Patients with non-small-cell lung cancer survive longer if they are taking beta-blockers while receiving radiotherapy, according to a study of 722 patients published in the cancer journal Annals of Oncology [1]. Researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer … Continue reading

Published Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 at 12:30 am
Posted in Cancer, Cardiology
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