In an October 2003-September 2010 Taiwan cohort study of 100 938 patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), Wu and colleagues investigate nucleoside analogue use and tumor recurrence risk in those with hepatitis B virus (HBV)-related HCC after curative surgery.
To determine whether long-term multivitamin supplementation decreases the risk of total and site-specific cancer events among men, Gaziano and coauthors tested a multivitamin regimen on 14 641 US male physicians. See related Editorial by Bach and Lewis.
In a retrospective population-based parallel cohort study of 153 adults with lowgrade gliomas, Jakola and colleagues investigate overall survival in those receiving early tumor resection vs biopsy and watchful waiting. The Editorial by Markert places these findings in context.
In a 9-year follow up of a population-based observational study of 203 participants with migraines and matched controls, Palm-Meinders and coauthors compared baseline MRI scans with current scans to determine risk of ischemic lesions. In an editorial, Friedman and Dodick discuss implications for patients with migraine.
Levin and coauthors investigate genetic variations in the vitamin D receptor and associations with major clinical outcomes, including hip fracture, myocardial infarction, cancer, and mortality.