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Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women (not including skin cancer) and is by far the leading cause of cancer death. Overall, the chance of developing lung cancer is about 1 in 15 in men, and 1 in 17 in women. The risk is much higher for smokers than...
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Dr. Arti Hurria, the acclaimed and beloved geriatric oncologist and MESN faculty speaker, died in an automobile accident this week in California.

Arti Hurria, M.D., an acclaimed and beloved geriatric oncologist, died in an automobile accident this week in California. She is survived by her husband and daughter. A medical oncologist, Hurria “pioneered” geriatric cancer care, according to a statement from her...
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Trending CME Topics

We hope the weekly MESN Trending Topics you have received from us are helpful in planning for your CME program., Many of our customers have asked for a list of CME topics we’ve recently scheduled and what is currently trending in CME. In this edition of Trending CME Topics, we’ve...
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Smoking Cessation

Smoking continues to be the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States and costs the United States billions of dollars each year. 15.5% of all adults were current cigarette smokers in 2016, and each day, more than 3,200 people under 18 years old smoke...
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Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women, next to skin cancers. 1 in 8 women develop breast cancer sometime in their life. About 40,920 women will die from breast cancer in 2018. Breast cancer stages range from early, curable breast cancer to metastatic breast...
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Telemedicine

Telemedicine is the remote delivery of health-care services and clinical information using telecommunications technology, including internet, wireless, satellite and telephone media. Telemedicine is a significant and rapidly growing component of health care in the United States....
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Migraine Prevention and Treatment

Migraine Prevention and Treatment A migraine is the 3rd most prevalent illness in the world. 12% of the population, including children, suffers from a migraine, and more than 4 million people have a chronic daily migraine, with at least 15 migraine days per month. A migraine is...
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

According to the latest STD surveillance report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were more reported cases of sexually transmitted diseases last year than ever before in the United States. Rates of the three most commonly reported STDs in the nation,...
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Renal Cell Carcinoma

Renal Cell Carcinoma accounts for 2% to 3% of all malignant diseases in adults. It is the seventh most common cancer in men and the ninth most common in women. In the United States, there are approximately 65,000 new cases each year and about 13,500 deaths from RCC annually. The...
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Liver Cancer

This Week’s Trending Topic is Liver Cancer The incidence of liver cancer has more than tripled since 1980. About 42,220 new cases will be diagnosed in 2018, and about 30,200 people will die of this cancer. Risk factors for primary liver cancer (cancer starting in the liver)...
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