ACC: Long-Term Outcomes for MI Similar at ≤40, 40 to 50

THURSDAY, March 7, 2019 — Patients with myocardial infarction (MI) at age 40 years or younger have similar long-term all-cause and cardiovascular death rates as patients aged older than 40 years, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology, held from March 16…

Smoking Associated With Worse Bladder Cancer Outcomes

FRIDAY, Jan. 11, 2019 — Cigarette smoking is linked to a poor response to cisplatin-based neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) among patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC) who undergo radical cystectomy (RC), according to a study published online Jan. 9 in BJU International. Luca Boeri, M.D., from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester,…