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Privacy Policy Changes
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Information We Collect
In this section of our privacy policy, we discuss the different types of information we may collect about you, and the ways in which we collect them.

Information We Collect from Unregistered Visitors
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Revision date: This policy was last updated on September 30, 2003.




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    V. Abramson, MD
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    V. Abramson, MD
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  • A proportion of patients with endometrial cancer have tumors with deficient mismatch repair. For these patients, the high tumor mutational burden results in high levels of neoantigens that may make them susceptible to immunotherapy. In this case study, please join Ramez Eskander, MD, in following a 54-year- ... more >>
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    S. Westin, MD, MPH
  • ALS — Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Therapies on the Horizon – @Point of Care Chapter
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive, fatal neurodegenerative disease. Currently, only two disease-altering therapies are approved by the FDA for the treatment of patients with ALS. Multiple downstream pathways are thought to contribute to motor neuron degeneration and offer opportunities for ... more >>
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  • Endometrial cancer is the most common malignancy of the female genital tract, leads the distinguished set of five tumor types that has been increasing in mortality rate, and, like many other tumors, has significant health disparities. However, the past few years have seen the development and approval of ... more >>
    R. Coleman, MD
  • Multiple Sclerosis — Treatment of an MS Relapse in a Patient on an S1P Modulator – @Point of Care Chapter
  • The goal of therapy in multiple sclerosis (MS) is to prevent or postpone the development of long-term disability, and reduce the impact of relapses on the patient. The concept of “no evidence of disease activity” (NEDA) is a relatively recently introduced metric used to evaluate disease-modifying therapy (DMT ... more >>
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    V. Abramson, MD
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    V. Abramson, MD
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    B. Monk, MD, FACS, FACOG
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  • Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a rare disorder associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Three PAH treatment pathways or targets have been identified—the endothelin pathway, the nitric oxide pathway, and the prostacyclin pathway. In 1995 the FDA approved the first treatment specifically ... more >>
    R. Channick, MD
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  • Bipolar disorder is a common mental illness that can have a devastating impact on people’s lives without effective treatment. Important developments in the understanding of bipolar disorder and its treatment have occurred in the past few years, with several new medications and formulations developed and ... more >>
    M. Thase, MD
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    C. Moskowitz, MD
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    N. Schluger, MD
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    G. Fonarow, MD
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    R. Turner, MD, PhD
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    M. Mauro, MD
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    E. Jabbour, MD
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    J. Cortes,
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    R. Bedlack, Jr, MD, PhD, FAAN
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    P. Dorian, MD
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