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November 2013 Linkage Newsletter

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Scientific Highlights 

Risk Among Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors

In an international study of Hodgkin lymphoma survivors, stomach cancer risk increased with increasing radiation dose to the stomach and with increasing number of chemotherapy cycles containing alkylating agents.

Impact of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine on Oral HPV

Oral human papillomavirus (HPV) prevalence 4 years after vaccination with the HPV 16/18 vaccine was much lower among women in the vaccine arm than in those in the control arm, suggesting that the vaccine affords strong protection against oral HPV 16/18 infection.

Risk-based Targeting of Computerized Tomography Screening for Lung Cancer

Screening with low-dose computerized tomography prevented the greatest number of deaths from lung cancer among participants who were at highest risk and prevented very few deaths among those at lowest risk, providing empirical support for risk-based targeting of smokers for such screening.

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