Dr. Vincent T DeVita Jr

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Specialties:

Affiliation:

  • Yale University Medical School

Location:

  • New Haven, CT

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  • Dr. Vincent T DeVita Jr - New Haven, CT - Oncology
    Nicotine is probably the most addictng substance known to mankind even more than cocaine. Once you get hooked on it it is very difficult to stop. That's why various nicotine based products are usefull .They give you a low dose of nicotine without exposure to all the harmful chemicals in tobacco smoke ...Read More
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    Sharecare News posted a story about Adolescent Medicine:

    FRIDAY, April 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Teens are more likely to give electronic cigarettes a try if they attend schools where use of the devices is common, a new study suggests.

    The researchers found that differences in e-cigarette use between schools increased over time. This finding...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Preventive Medicine & Occupational Environmental Medicine:

    FRIDAY, April 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term exposure to fine particles of air pollution -- from cars, trucks, power plants and manufacturing facilities -- is tied to an increased risk of dying from several kinds of cancer, a new study suggests.

    "Air pollution remains a clear, mod...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- One in five Americans will develop skin cancer at some point in their life, but it can be treated and cured if detected early, a dermatologist says.

    "Knowing your own skin is the key to discovering skin cancer early on. See a dermatologist for ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A cancer diagnosis is dreaded by all, and a new study details the psychological damage it often leaves in its wake for patients.

    The Swedish study found much higher rates of anxiety, depression and even drug and alcohol abuse for those who've ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Proctology:

    TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term use of cholesterol-lowering statins does not appear to reduce the risk of colon cancer, but a person's cholesterol levels might affect risk, a new study suggests.

    Both statins and cholesterol levels have been linked with lower colon ca...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children of Hispanic mothers who weren't born in the United States may be at lower risk for some types of childhood cancers, a new study suggests.

    "Incorporating the immigrant experience into studies of childhood cancer...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, April 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- What men eat -- particularly fatty meats and cheese -- may affect how quickly their prostate cancer progresses, a new study suggests.

    "We show that high dietary saturated fat content is associated with increased prostate cancer aggressiveness," s...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Transplant Surgery:

    FRIDAY, April 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Organ transplant patients who previously had cancer may be at increased risk for new cancer and early death compared to organ recipients with no cancer history, new research suggests.

    The findings indicate that transplant patients with a history ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Surgical Oncology:

    FRIDAY, April 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Media coverage of celebrities who battle breast cancer is not always balanced or thorough, and this skewed view may be one factor in the growing popularity of double mastectomies, a new study suggests.

    "Celebrities do have a significant impact on...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Hematology-Oncology:

    THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Surviving a childhood cancer can take a toll on health, and new research shows that young adults who've been through the ordeal often feel aged before their time.

    "Our findings indicate survivors' accelerated aging, and also help us understand ...Full Article

  • Dr. Vincent T DeVita Jr - New Haven, CT - Oncology
    It is the study and management of tumors of the reproductive organs of women. Read More
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    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Some breast cancer patients complain of a fogged mental condition often called "chemo brain," experienced after their therapy.

    Now, new research suggests that at least one class of chemotherapy drugs, called anthracyclines, is not related to t...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Treatment with estrogen-lowering drugs called aromatase inhibitors doesn't raise the risk of heart attacks and strokes among breast cancer survivors, a new study suggests.

    However, the researchers did find that women who took the drugs had a sl...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Gastroenterology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Alcohol, processed meats -- such as hot dogs, ham and bacon -- and excess weight all may raise a person's risk of stomach cancer, a new review finds.

    Further, the risk seems to increase as a person drinks more alcohol, or eats more processed m...Full Article