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Arjun Gupta, Raseen Tariq, Ryan D. Frank, Gary W. Jean, Muhammad S. Beg, Darrell S. Pardi, David H. Johnson, and Sahil Khanna

, prevention strategies, and newer treatment modalities for CDI. 4 – 9 Patients with cancer are particularly vulnerable to CDI, which is attributed to traditional risk factors such as age; cancer itself; hospitalization and health care exposure; chemotherapy

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Cocav A. Engman and Leo R. Zacharski

responsible for the content and editorial decisions regarding this manuscript. References 1. Heit JA Silverstein MD Mohr DN . Risk factors for deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism: a population-based case-control study . Arch Intern

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Anurag Saraf, Hannah J. Roberts, Jennifer Y. Wo, and Aparna R. Parikh

enlarged lateral nodes. Among enrolled patients, more than half had either mesorectal fascia involvement or cN2 disease, with 60% having ≥2 high-risk factors and 30% having ≥3 high-risk factors. The primary endpoint of 3-year disease-related treatment

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Francis P. Worden and Huan Ha

risk factor for the increase in incidence of tonsillar cancer . Int J Cancer 2006 ; 119 : 2620 – 2623 . 9. D'Souza G Kreimer AR Viscidi R . Case-control study of human papillomavirus and oropharyngeal cancer . N Engl J Med 2007 ; 356

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Margaret R. O'Donnell, Camille N. Abboud, Jessica Altman, Frederick R. Appelbaum, Steven E. Coutre, Lloyd E. Damon, James M. Foran, Salil Goorha, Lori J. Maness, Guido Marcucci, Peter Maslak, Michael M. Millenson, Joseph O. Moore, Farhad Ravandi, Paul J. Shami, B. Douglas Smith, Richard M. Stone, Stephen A. Strickland, Martin S. Tallman, and Eunice S. Wang

. The panel has focused on outlining reasonable treatment options based on recent clinical trials and data from basic science, which may identify new risk factors and treatment approaches. In some areas, panel members have divergent opinions about the

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Himani Aggarwal, Li Li, Gebra Cuyun Carter, Kathy Fraeman, and Ariel Berger

risk factors included alcohol use, diabetes, and distant metastases. Conclusions: HPV-positive status was associated with a decreased risk of mortality among OPC patients in this study. Despite the small sample size and potential violation of

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Scott Cooper, Mohammed Zaher, and Gregory Diorio

.S. Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results registry (SEER). Clinical identification of risk factors for adverse outcomes will allow for patient-specific counseling on prognosis and intervention. Methods: Population-based data from SEER 18 was used to assess

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Chunkit Fung, Sophie D. Fossa, Clair J. Beard, and Lois B. Travis

known cancer risk factors, 31 such as smoking. 11 Chamie et al. 30 conducted a retrospective study to determine if patients with stage I nonseminoma who forewent RPLND had higher risks of SMN than those who underwent RPLND, with the assumption that

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Emma Gargus, Rebecca Deans, Antoinette Anazodo, and Teresa K. Woodruff

, 19 , 24 , 30 , 33 , 37 , 41 Prevalence of and Risk Factors for POI in Survivors Depending on patient factors, cancer diagnosis, and treatment exposures, the prevalence of POI in survivors of pediatric and AYA cancer ranged from 2.1% to 82

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Michaela A. Dinan, Bradford R. Hirsch, and Gary H. Lyman

associated with an intermediate risk of FN in the range of 10% to 20%. For patients receiving myelosuppressive chemotherapy regimens with an intermediate risk of FN, guidelines recommend assessing patient-specific risk factors. Although many such factors have