Primary care physicians play a vital role in detecting cancers at earlier stages. Lung cancer has the highest mortality rate of any cancer in the U.S., and screening can be controversial.
Primary care physicians play a vital role in detecting cancers at earlier stages, and yet some cancers can be easily overlooked. Highly curable cancers such as Hodgkin lymphoma and testicular cancer can also have unusual presentations.
Costly hospital readmissions were a target of the Affordable Care Act, but a cancer diagnosis poses challenges. A Cleveland Clinic study proposes three simple steps to reduce readmission while protecting patients.
Researchers at Cleveland Clinic are participating in a multicenter study of CDX-011 for triple negative breast cancer.