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Abraham S. Kanate, Miguel-Angel Perales, and Mehdi Hamadani

whether to move forward with allografting. For example, a patient with an HCT-CI score of 6 (diabetes, obesity, depression, and remote history of treated breast cancer) may be offered an allograft, whereas a patient with HCT-CI score of 3 but with an

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Cindy Railton, Sasha Lupichuk, Jennifer McCormick, Lihong Zhong, Jenny Jaeeun Ko, Barbara Walley, Anil A. Joy, and Janine Giese-Davis

. Reach out to enhance wellness home-based diet-exercise intervention promotes reproducible and sustainable long-term improvements in health behaviors, body weight, and physical functioning in older, overweight/obese cancer survivors . J Clin Oncol 2012

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Jessica K. DeMartino

-based, registry-based, qualified EHR, or the Group Practice Reporting Option. CMS has initiatives to improve the quality of care provided to Medicaid enrollees in clinical areas such as dental care, obesity, maternal and infant health, vaccines, and prevention

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David Chu and Douglas G. Adler

ultrasound imaging include operator variability and difficulty visualizing retroperitoneal structures (e.g., pancreas) secondary to overlying bowel gas or obesity. 14 Conventional abdominal CT scans are highly accurate in determining presence and level of

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Jaffer A. Ajani, James S. Barthel, David J. Bentrem, Thomas A. D'Amico, Prajnan Das, Crystal S. Denlinger, Charles S. Fuchs, Hans Gerdes, Robert E. Glasgow, James A. Hayman, Wayne L. Hofstetter, David H. Ilson, Rajesh N. Keswani, Lawrence R. Kleinberg, W. Michael Korn, A. Craig Lockhart, Mary F. Mulcahy, Mark B. Orringer, Raymond U. Osarogiagbon, James A. Posey, Aaron R. Sasson, Walter J. Scott, Stephen Shibata, Vivian E. M. Strong, Thomas K. Varghese Jr., Graham Warren, Mary Kay Washington, Christopher Willett, and Cameron D. Wright

decreases substantially after smoking cessation; unlike in SCC, the risk for adenocarcinoma remains unchanged even after several years of smoking cessation. 13 , 14 Obesity and high body mass index (BMI) have been established as strong risk factors for

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Thomas B. Nealis, Kay Washington, and Rajesh N. Keswani

fastest rising malignancy among white men in the United States. 2 , 4 , 5 Risk factors include both genetic and environmental factors, including central obesity, smoking, and diet. 2 , 6 The 5-year survival rate for esophageal and gastroesophageal

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Matthew J. Ehrhardt, Jamie E. Flerlage, Saro H. Armenian, Sharon M. Castellino, David C. Hodgson, and Melissa M. Hudson

choice between equally efficacious regimens, one may choose a lower anthracycline-containing regimen, or administration of a cardioprotective agent, for an obese patient with a strong family history of hypertension. It will also be critical to incorporate

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William J. Gradishar, Benjamin O. Anderson, Sarah L. Blair, Harold J. Burstein, Amy Cyr, Anthony D. Elias, William B. Farrar, Andres Forero, Sharon Hermes Giordano, Lori J. Goldstein, Daniel F. Hayes, Clifford A. Hudis, Steven J. Isakoff, Britt-Marie E. Ljung, P. Kelly Marcom, Ingrid A. Mayer, Beryl McCormick, Robert S. Miller, Mark Pegram, Lori J. Pierce, Elizabeth C. Reed, Kilian E. Salerno, Lee S. Schwartzberg, Mary Lou Smith, Hatem Soliman, George Somlo, John H. Ward, Antonio C. Wolff, Richard Zellars, Dorothy A. Shead, and Rashmi Kumar

study of 369 women with ER + tumors who developed a second primary breast cancer compared with 734 matched control patients who did not develop a second primary tumor showed an association between obesity (body mass index [BMI] ≥30), smoking, and

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Therese B. Bevers, John H. Ward, Banu K. Arun, Graham A. Colditz, Kenneth H. Cowan, Mary B. Daly, Judy E. Garber, Mary L. Gemignani, William J. Gradishar, Judith A. Jordan, Larissa A. Korde, Nicole Kounalakis, Helen Krontiras, Shicha Kumar, Allison Kurian, Christine Laronga, Rachel M. Layman, Loretta S. Loftus, Martin C. Mahoney, Sofia D. Merajver, Ingrid M. Meszoely, Joanne Mortimer, Lisa Newman, Elizabeth Pritchard, Sandhya Pruthi, Victoria Seewaldt, Michelle C. Specht, Kala Visvanathan, Anne Wallace, Mary Ann Bergman, and Rashmi Kumar

components can effectively reduce breast cancer risk, weight gain and obesity in adulthood are risk factors for the development of postmenopausal breast cancer. 46 , 82 , 83 Alcohol consumption, even at moderate levels, increases breast cancer risk. 48 , 83

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Peter E. Clark, Philippe E. Spiess, Neeraj Agarwal, Matthew C. Biagioli, Mario A. Eisenberger, Richard E. Greenberg, Harry W. Herr, Brant A. Inman, Deborah A. Kuban, Timothy M. Kuzel, Subodh M. Lele, Jeff Michalski, Lance Pagliaro, Sumanta K. Pal, Anthony Patterson, Elizabeth R. Plimack, Kamal S. Pohar, Michael P. Porter, Jerome P. Richie, Wade J. Sexton, William U. Shipley, Eric J. Small, Donald L. Trump, Geoffrey Wile, Timothy G. Wilson, Mary Dwyer, and Maria Ho

recurrences, 92% were detected within 5 years of primary treatment. Follow-up for all patients includes a clinical examination of the penis and inguinal region. Imaging is not routinely indicated for early disease (except for patients who are obese or who