Monday, December 28, 2009
Clinical and pathological analysis of 8 hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer pedigrees (China patients/families)
note: age < 40 yrs
"Our findings reinforce the recommendation that women diagnosed with endometrial cancer before the age of 45 years and women with synchronous endometrial and ovarian cancer be screened for LS, irrespective of family history."
Anthropometric Measures and Risk of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer: Results From the Nurses' Health Study
Anthropometric: understanding human physical variation
"In October 2008, staff members at Riverside Methodist Hospital (RMH) in Columbus, OH, approached Sheryl Tripp, MSN, RN-BC, nurse manager for the gynecology/gynecology-oncology (gyn/gyn-onc) surgical unit, in hopes of changing the way nurses were issuing patient reports."
Longwoods Healthcare Blog: “What Do Patients Want? A Critical Look at Healthcare Delivery in Canada”
"But the debate, like the health system itself, has been dominated largely by vested interests. I’m watching it, just like you do, from afar. People like the insurance industry and dogmatists from all across the political spectrum – right and left. Rarely in that debate do we hear from patients, or more specifically, from patients without a political agenda or not hired by a group with a message to sell. Rarer still is to hear patients articulate what they want or expect from a health system. And that’s not unique to the US discussion; we have the same problem in Canada...."