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Early, adjuvant chemotherapy in high-risk patients after surgery

A paper presented yesterday at the now-completed annual meeting of the American Urological Association has given us new data on the role of adjuvant chemotherapy alone in the treatment of men with high-risk prostate cancer. 717 more words


Crop Talk - Is drift control really important?

Hello all! Welcome to the first entry of Crop Talk! My name is Miles Buskirk. I am an agronomist at Farmer’s Coop in Hemingford. I (and possibly others) will be posting new and relevant agronomy information weekly to Farmer Scoop. 159 more words

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Extraprostatic extension (EPE) alone is not enough to justify adjuvant radiation

Patrick Walsh and Nathan Laurentschuk have just published an opinion piece in European Urology taking issue with the 2013 AUA/ASTRO recommendation that adjuvant radiation is indicated for men with a pathological finding of extraprostatic extension (EPE, stage pT3a) after surgery, regardless of the surgical margin status. 323 more words


Metastases after early vs. delayed salvage radiation

Until we have the results of randomized clinical trials on the relative efficacy of early salvage radiation therapy (RT), we have to look for other clues to inform the timing of that decision. 377 more words


A New Flu Vaccine Approved: Oy Veh!

From Dr. Brownstein

The FDA has approved a new flu vaccine—Fluad.  Should we say, “hooray,” or “oy veh”.  I will let you decide.

Fluad is the first seasonal influenza vaccine containing an adjuvant called squalene.  550 more words


Air Weapons: US Deploys A-10 To Turkey To Fight ISIS In Syria

The United States Defense Department on Tuesday announced that it has deployed the fearsome A-10 Thunderbolt to its allies Turkey to conduct airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria or ISIS in Syria. 721 more words