Oral Anticoagulants in Cancer Patients: Mixed-Results and a Lesson about Trial Enrichment

Oral Anticoagulants in Cancer Patients: Mixed-Results and a Lesson about Trial Enrichment

Two studies in the New England Journal of Medicine came to differing conclusions about the utility of oral anticoagulants in patients with cancer. This might be because they enrolled the wrong patients.

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A Science Paper Gets It Wrong (IMHO)

A Science Paper Gets It Wrong (IMHO)

A study published in Science suggests that an early childhood intervention program can have lasting effects on adult health. If true, this is an incredibly worthy investment. But the data may not support the conclusions.

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PSA Screening for Prostate Cancer Gets a Shot in the Arm

PSA Screening for Prostate Cancer Gets a Shot in the Arm

PSA screening for prostate cancer has been on the decline largely due to the negative results of the PLCO trial. But this analysis appearing in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggest that it is not PSA testing that is flawed, but the trial design. For the video version, click here.

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