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Pemetrexed of limited benefit in advanced head and neck cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In general, adding pemetrexed to cisplatin therapy does not improve overall survival (OS) in patients with recurrent or metastatic head and neck cancer, according to study results reported in Cancer online March 20. “However, in a prespecified subgroup analysis,...

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Substernal goiter may be an under-recognized cause of OSA

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Goiter should be considered in the differential diagnosis of positional dyspnea, even in patients without obvious thyroid enlargement, according to a new retrospective analysis published online March 19 in the Archives of Surgery. “People are more symptomatic from thyroid...

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Recovery easier after intracapsular vs total tonsillectomy in children

NEW YORK (Reuter Health) – Results of a meta-analysis indicate that outcomes related to recovery are equivalent or superior with intracapsular tonsillectomy as compared with total tonsillectomy in children with sleep-disordered breathing, researchers report in the March issue of the Archives of...