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September 5, 2017

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – September 5, 2017

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Vitamin D supplementation to palliative cancer patients shows positive effects on pain and infections—Results from a matched case-control study,” by Maria Helde-Frankling, Jonas Höijer, Jenny Bergqvist, and Linda Bjorkhem-Bergman (PLoS ONE 12(8): e0184208. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0184208, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 14p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0184208

June 20, 2017

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – June 20, 2017

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Risk of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia following a cancer diagnosis,” by Erin J. Aiello Bowles, Rod L. Walker, Melissa L. Anderson, Sascha Dublin, Paul K. Crane, and Eric B. Larson (PLoS ONE 12(6): e0179857. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0179857, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 11p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0179857

April 2, 2017

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Article – April 2, 2017

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Note: The link below is to the table of contents for the current issue of JAMA (Vol. 317, No. 12, March 28, 2017). Check with your organization’s information center for availability.

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/issue/317/12

Effect of Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation on Cancer Incidence in Older Women: A Randomized Clinical Trial,” by Joan Lappe, Patrice Watson, Dianne Travers-Gustafson, Robert Recker, Cedric Garland, Edward Gorham, Keith Baggerly, and Sharon L. McDonnell (p. 1234-1243).

September 7, 2016

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – September 7, 2016

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A. “Identification of a Chrysanthemic Ester as an Apolipoprotein E Inducer in Astrocytes,” by Jianjia Fan, Shahab Zareyan, Wenchen Zhao, Yoko Shimizu, Tom A. Pfeifer, Jun-Hyung Tak, Murray B. Isman, Bernard Van den Hoven, Mark E. Duggan, Michael W. Wood, Cheryl L. Wellington, and Iva Kulic (PLoS ONE 11(9): e0162384. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0162384, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 27p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0162384

B. “Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping in Parkinson’s Disease,” by Christian Langkammer, Lukas Pirpamer, Stephan Seiler, Andreas Deistung, Ferdinand Schweser, Sebastian Franthal, Nina Homayoon, Petra Katschnig-Winter, Mariella Koegl-Wallner, Tamara Pendl, Eva Maria Stoegerer, Karoline Wenzel, Franz Fazekas, Stefan Ropele, Jurgen Rainer Reichenbach, Reinhold Schmidt, and Petra Schwingenschuh (PLoS ONE 11(9): e0162460. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0162460, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 13p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0162460

C. “Identification of Aging-Associated Gene Expression Signatures That Precede Intestinal Tumorigenesis,” by Yoshihisa Okuchi, Masamichi Imajo, Rei Mizuno, Yuji Kamioka, Hiroyuki Miyoshi, Makoto Mark Taketo, Satoshi Nagayama, Yoshiharu Sakai, and Michiyuki Matsuda ( PLoS ONE 11(9): e0162300. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0162300, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 22p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0162300

D. “Development of Clinical Vignettes to Describe Alzheimer’s Disease Health States: A Qualitative Study,” by Mark Oremus, Feng Xie, and Kathryn Gaebel (PLoS ONE 11(9): e0162422. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0162422, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 15p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0162422

August 25, 2016

CAAR – US National Center for Health Statistics Data Brief – August 25, 2016

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Changes in the Leading Cause of Death: Recent Patterns in Heart Disease and Cancer Mortality,” by Melonie Heron and Robert N. Anderson (Data Brief No. 254, August 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).

www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db254.htm

September 16, 2015

CAAR – International Longevity Centre [UK] Reports – September 16, 2015

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A. “Village Life,” by Brian Beach (August 2015, .pdf format, 37p.).

www.ilcuk.org.uk/index.php/publications/publication_details/village_life_independence_loneliness_and_quality_of_life_in_retirement_vill

B. “Rethinking Cancer,” by Helen Creighton, Brian Beach and Sally-Marie Bamford (September 2015, .pdf format, 26p.).

www.ilcuk.org.uk/index.php/publications/publication_details/rethinking_cancer._the_big_c_quantifying_the_social_and_economic_impact

January 14, 2015

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – January 14, 2015

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The Association between Individual Income and Aggressive End-of-Life Treatment in Older Cancer Decedents in Taiwan,” by Chih-Yuan Huang, Yeh-Ting Hung, Chun-Ming Chang, Shiun-Yang Juang, and Ching-Chih Lee (PLoS ONE 10(1): e0116913. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0116913, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 13p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0116913

May 8, 2014

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – May 8, 2014

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: — admin @ 4:13 pm

The Fight Against Cancer: Challenges, Progress, and Promise,” a hearing held May 7, 2014 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 47 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 20:00 mark.

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/the-fight-against-cancer-challenges-progress-and-promise

February 3, 2014

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Press Release – February 3, 2014

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NIH study offers insight into why cancer incidence increases with age,” (Feb. 3, 2014).

www.nih.gov/news/health/feb2014/niehs-03.htm

September 12, 2013

CAAR – Institute of Medicine Monograph – September 12, 2013

Filed under: Books — Tags: — admin @ 3:35 pm

Delivering High-Quality Cancer Care Charting a New Course for a System in Crisis, (National Academies Press, 2013, OpenBook and .pdf format, 360p.). Ordering information for a print copy is available at the site. Note: NAP requires free registration before providing a .pdf copy.

www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=18359

November 5, 2012

CAAR – US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Article – November 5, 2012

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Linking Medicare, Medicaid, and Cancer Registry Data to Study the Burden of Cancers in West Virginia,” by Pramit A. Nadpara and Suresh S. Madhavan (Medicare & Medicaid Research Review, Vol. 2, No. 4, November 2012, .pdf format, 25p.).

www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Research/MMRR/MMRR-Published-Articles.html

August 1, 2012

CAAR – US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Articles – August 1, 2012

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A. “Cancer Outcomes in Low-Income Elders: Is There An Advantage to Being on Medicaid?” by Siran M. Koroukian, Paul M. Bakaki, Cynthia Owusu, Craig C. Earle, and Gregory S. Cooper (Medicare and Medicaid Research Review, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2012 Q2, .pdf format, 22p.).

www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Research/MMRR/MMRR-Published-Articles-Items/MMRR2012_002_02_A06.html

B. “Linkages Between Utilization of Prostate Surgical Pathology Services and Physician Self-Referral,” by Jean M. Mitchell (Medicare and Medicaid Research Review, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2012 Q3, .pdf format, 18p.).

www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Research/MMRR/MMRR-Published-Articles-Items/MMRR2012_002_03_A02.html

June 29, 2012

CAAR – Lancet Oncology Article Abstracts – June 29, 2012

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A. “Thoracic radiotherapy with or without daily low-dose carboplatin in elderly patients with non-small-cell lung cancer: a randomised, controlled, phase 3 trial by the Japan Clinical Oncology Group (JCOG0301),” by Dr. Shinji Atagi, Masaaki Kawahara, Akira Yokoyama, Hiroaki Okamoto, Nobuyuki Yamamoto, Yuichiro Ohe, Toshiyuki Sawa, Satoshi Ishikura, Taro Shibata, Haruhiko Fukuda, Nagahiro Saijo, and Tomohide Tamura (Vol. 13, No. 7, July 2012, p. 671-678).

www.thelancet.com/journals/lanonc/article/PIIS1470-2045(12)70139-0/abstract

B. “Temozolomide chemotherapy alone versus radiotherapy alone for malignant astrocytoma in the elderly: the NOA-08 randomised, phase 3 trial,” by Wolfgang Wick, Michael Platten, Christoph Meisner, Jorg Felsberg, Ghazaleh Tabatabai, Matthias Simon, Guido Nikkhah, Kirsten Papsdorf, Joachim P. Steinbach, Michael Sabel, Stephanie E. Combs, Jan Vesper, Christian Braun, Jurgen Meixensberger, Ralf Ketter, Regine Mayer-Steinacker, Guido Reifenberger, and Michael Weller, for the NOA-08 Study Group of the Neuro-oncology Working Group (NOA) of the German Cancer Society (Vol. 13, No. 7, July 2012, p. 707-715).

www.thelancet.com/journals/lanonc/article/PIIS1470-2045(12)70164-X/abstract

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