Non-small cell lung cancer is one of the more common cancers in the U.S. When asked about their diagnosis and experience with lung cancer, patients focused on several key aspects. Many of them reported that the most common symptoms were pain, dyspnea, and fatigue.
A gaming strategy improves self-management among patients with T2DM.
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An 80-year-old female with a history of arthritis and high blood pressure presents with recurrent lesions and erythema on the palms of her hands and the soles of her feet. On examination, hyperkeratosis, brown macules, and discrete pustules are seen on her palmoplantar surfaces. A fungal culture and serologic tests are unremarkable. Which of the following is most strongly associated with this patient’s condition?
A) Exposure to ultraviolet radiation
B) Prior HPV infection
C) History of cigarette smoking
D) Prior aspergillus exposure
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