Vincent T DeVita Jr

Bio

Specialties:

Affiliation:

  • Yale University Medical School

Location:

  • New Haven, CT

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pulmonary Disease:

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists may some day predict lung cancer risk by examining the telomeres that protect your DNA.

    People with long telomeres are at increased risk for lung cancer but not other types of cancer, the researchers found.

    Telomeres are prot...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pulmonary Disease:

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists may some day predict lung cancer risk by examining the telomeres that protect your DNA.

    People with long telomeres are at increased risk for lung cancer but not other types of cancer, the researchers found.

    Telomeres are prot...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- About one-third of breast cancer survivors in the Appalachian region of the United States do not take potentially lifesaving drugs, even though their drugs are covered by insurance, a new study finds.

    The study included 428 breast cancer survivors...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- About one-third of breast cancer survivors in the Appalachian region of the United States do not take potentially lifesaving drugs, even though their drugs are covered by insurance, a new study finds.

    The study included 428 breast cancer survivors...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers who use electronic cigarettes may be more likely to smoke the real thing, new research suggests.

    The study, which included almost 2,100 California high school students, found that one-quarter had ever "vaped" (tried e-cigarettes). Ten pe...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology Nursing:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many young cancer patients -- especially females -- have limited awareness about options to preserve their fertility, a new study shows.

    Cancer and cancer treatments may leave some people infertile, making it important f...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than a third of colon cancers diagnosed in younger patients are caused by inherited gene mutations, a new study finds.

    These patients should undergo genetic counseling to determine if their families may be at increased risk, the researchers s...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than a third of colon cancers diagnosed in younger patients are caused by inherited gene mutations, a new study finds.

    These patients should undergo genetic counseling to determine if their families may be at increased risk, the researchers s...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Odomo (sonidegib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat basal cell carcinoma skin cancer that has returned despite surgery or radiation.

    The treatment is sanctioned for people who are not candidates for additional sur...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Odomo (sonidegib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat basal cell carcinoma skin cancer that has returned despite surgery or radiation.

    The treatment is sanctioned for people who are not candidates for additional sur...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There's more evidence that two classes of inexpensive generic drugs reduce the risk of death in postmenopausal women with early breast cancer, a pair of new British studies find.

    The two classes of drugs -- called aromatase inhibitors and bispho...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There's more evidence that two classes of inexpensive generic drugs reduce the risk of death in postmenopausal women with early breast cancer, a pair of new British studies find.

    The two classes of drugs -- called aromatase inhibitors and bispho...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new drug to treat the most common form of skin cancer has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

    Odomzo (sonidegib) was cleared to treat locally advanced basal cell carcinoma in patients who cannot undergo surgery or radiation t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new drug to treat the most common form of skin cancer has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

    Odomzo (sonidegib) was cleared to treat locally advanced basal cell carcinoma in patients who cannot undergo surgery or radiation t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer survivors who continue to smoke view the habit as less risky than survivors who quit, and they're more likely to spend time with smokers, a new study shows.

    Researchers from the American Cancer Society also found that these post-cancer sm...Full Article