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MD Anderson guides intelligent redesign of cancer care delivery model

How best to implement key recommendations recently identified by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) for the delivery of high-quality cancer care is the focus of…

Breast cancer risk can be lowered by avoiding unnecessary medical imaging

A report issued by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) last December reviewed all the available scientific data compiled to date about potential environmental…

American Cancer Society revises cancer screening guideline process

The American Cancer Society has revised its guideline formation process to achieve greater transparency, consistency, and rigor in creating guidance about…

Higher vitamin D intake needed to reduce cancer risk

While these levels are higher than traditional intakes, they are largely in a range deemed safe for daily use in a December 2010 report from the National…

IOF statement on new IOM dietary reference intakes for calcium and vitamin D

On November 30, 2010, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences (IOM) in the US released new recommendations on daily reference intakes for…

Experts call for accelerated national sodium reduction initiatives

Responding to the health threat posed by Americans' over-consumption of sodium, experts in the department of nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health…