Multiple Myeloma Emergencies – emDOCs.net – Emergency Medicine Education

Source: emDOCs.net – Emergency Medicine EducationMultiple Myeloma Emergencies – emDOCs.net – Emergency Medicine Education

Advertisements

Death Rate From Liver Cancer in US Now Double That in 1980s

Modifiable Risk Factors

Approximately 60% of all liver cancers in the United States are caused by potentially modifiable risk factors, the researchers indicate. For example, it has been estimated that among Medicare recipients, the largest proportion of cases of HCC, at 32%, are caused by metabolic disorders, including obesity. A smaller proportion of cases of HCC are caused by hepatitis C virus infection (21%), excessive alcohol intake (13%), and smoking (9%).

 

Source: Death Rate From Liver Cancer in US Now Double That in 1980s

Melanoma Incidence, Mortality Still Rising | Medpage Today

An estimated 76,380 new cases of invasive melanoma were diagnosed in 2016, and an additional 68,480 Americans had new diagnoses of in situ melanoma. Melanoma-associated mortality increased by about 1.5% a year during the study period, exceeding the statistical trajectory angle for incidence.

Source: Melanoma Incidence, Mortality Still Rising | Medpage Today